Human rights group Karapatan lambasted a military general for “sowing Palparan-style terror” in Kapalong town.
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Genasque Enriquez, a tribal activist leader and Katribu Partylist National Vice Chairperson, was freed Saturday morning after posting bail on three frustrated murder charges before the Regional Trial Court Branch 29 in Surigao City.
Human rights activists said that former military General Jovito Palpatan is the country’s icon of “military brutality and state fascism.”
Government agents arrested on Friday in Surigao City a tribal activist and a former nominee to the partylist Katribu in the 2010 national elections
The military has blamed the bomb explosion on Tuesday in Cotabato City to the terror group, Jema’ah Islamiyah, saying that fragments of the bomb were similar to the signature bomb maker of the group currently believed coddled by a breakaway Moro revolutionary group.
Militant partylist representatives and Catholic Church leaders vowed they will block moves by allies of President Benigno Aquino III at the Lower House who are seeking Constitutional amendments.
Five civilians were hurt when a bomb exploded Tuesday evening in Cotabato City, a witness said.
Branding it “a fight for greater accountability and transparency from our government leaders”, various church-based groups supported for a “people’s initiative” seeking for the total abolition of pork barrel system.
Member-consumers of Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative under the Cooperative Development Authority faction (Daneco-CDA) would be charged criminally for “illegal reconnection” of their lines at the time the faction took over management of Daneco.
An official of the Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative-Cooperative Development Authority (Daneco-CDA) faction on Wednesday said that the National Electrification Administration (NEA) “violated the due process of law” when the latter compulsorily closed down the former’s offices.