Renz, as his colleagues and friends call him, is a development worker who has led several relief operations to communities in the Ilocos region that were most affected by disasters .
Tags: trumped-up charges against activists
By DEE AYROSO
“Logically, affidavits and evidence presented during a preliminary investigation must at least show these elements of the crime and the particular participation of each of the respondents in its commission. Otherwise, there would be no basis for a well-founded belief that a crime has been committed, and that the persons being charged are probably guilty thereof.”
The Manila court that reviewed the voluminous records of the multiple murder charges said the evidence presented were “riddled with gaping holes.”
Isabelo Adviento has advanced the interests of farmers in Cagayan, leading campaigns for increase in farm gate prices of palay and corn, and against high interest rates imposed by loan sharks, among others.
“That State resources and machinery are being shamelessly weaponized by the NTF-ELCAC to facilitate human rights violations and attacks on the opposition should be a cause of indignation.” – Karapatan
Court said her arrest was ‘offensive’ and ‘repugnant’ to due process.
SOS Network said authorities forcibly entered the residence of Lumad leader Edwin Oribawan Sr., threatening his daughter and two other children.
Carlo Reduta was charged with violations of Section 4 of the Anti-Terror Act, murder and frustrated murder and is currently detained at the Gumaca Munipical Police Station, according to Karapatan-Southern Tagalog.
“We hope for a quick resolution of the case so that Doctor Naty will be set free.”
“As Executive Director of the Community-Based Health Program (CBHP) in Butuan, Agusan Norte, Dr. Naty provided vital health services to far-flung communities and trained thousands of volunteer community health workers (CHWs) to educate them and treat the basic diseases of their families and communities.”