Karapatan deplores pattern of killings, arrests of civilians recently ‘abducted’ by military or police in Mindanao.
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The human rights group Karapatan Southern Mindanao slams the Army’s 71st Infantry Battalion for parading an abducted human rights worker as a tax collector for the New People’s Army.
MANGGAGAWA Party-list slammed on Wednesday the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) en banc to disqualify them to join the 2019 midterm polls, saying such decision insults the Filipino workers.
A human rights group hit back at President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that human rights groups are enemies of the state, saying such view is held only by a tyrant leader.
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) has likened the Philippine National Police (PNP) profiling of its members and feared the police may just knock and force its members to admit a crime anytime.
Three farmer-activists who are members of Compostela Famers Association (CFA) were shot dead in Compostela Valley by an unidentified assailant last August 21, a local farmers group reported on Friday.
A labor rights group dared on Wednesday the government’s labor department to implement properly the recently signed Occupational Safety and Health Law which they described as a “landmark victory for all Filipino workers.”
New cases of forced and fake surrenderees in Mindanao and death of a child due as a result of military operations were recently documented by an International Fact-Finding and Solidarity Mission (IFFSM) and the Commission on Human Rights.
Various groups condemned the violent dispersal of 300 striking workers of NutriAsia by the Philippine National Police and security personnel of NutriAsia last Monday, July 31, 2018, at the picket line in Marilao, Bulacan.
“We are not terrorists, we are indigenous people.”