By DEE AYROSO
Tags: Rise Up for Life and for Rights
“We will be with them (in every) stage of the process; we will be with them until the end.”
“I was so elated that I could barely sleep. I’m thinking that ‘this is it!’ Our long wait for justice is finally coming to light.”
Rise Up for Life and for Rights said that the initial findings of the inter-agency panel tasked to review the drug-related killings in the country only “proved the point in the cases of families whose loved ones have been killed – that they were killed in cold blood and that there was cover-up by the police and authorities, while the President cheered them on.”
“…the human rights situation in the Philippines has reached unprecedented scale and scope since President Duterte was inaugurated into office in June 2016.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Groups under the Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines (Ecuvoice) has submitted its first wave of reports on the human…
While rural communities grapple with militarization, Metro Manila and other urban centers have also turned into bloodbaths due to Duterte’s so-called “war on drugs.”
“UNHRC, you are welcome here!“
“They are our families and we love them. We fight for the people we love.”
Relatives of the victims of drug-related killings remember their loved ones as they call for an end to President Duterte’s brutal War on Drugs .
The formation of the Metro Manila chapter of the group Rise Up marks the growing number of families of EJK victims who are taking a stand against impunity and fear.
“Let us stand together in calling for peace in our country.”