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.
Public school teachers in the city joined the outcry to stop the harassment and vilification against teachers following the supposed profiling of Philippine National Police (PNP) of members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) nationwide.
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.
A group of sugarcane workers hit out the continued deployment of soldiers and police in the remote communities of Negros Occidental in what they feared as a systematic crackdown against activists in the province.
A revered Catholic Church shrine in Parañaque and a building housing activist organizations in Quezon City complained of harassments Thursday, reporting those police officers and suspected military agents are out to further intimidate institutions and organizations critical of the Rodrigo Duterte regime.
Soldiers have been undertaking the “hamletting” of indigenous communities in its all-out war against communist rebels, even before the statement of President Rodrigo Duterte, a militant lumad group in Mindanao decried.
The Philippines once again landed on top among the 21 countries tagged as dangerous for farmers, farm workers, indigenous people, and other activists resisting land and resource-grabbing.
The Salugpongan Council denied on Tuesday that it has links with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA).
The spate of killings in Mindanao is expected to continue after Congress and Senate approved on Wednesday the extension of martial law, a militant Moro group said, noting that it is being used by President Rodrigo Duterte to cling in power.
A young volunteer teacher recalled his saddest birthday when armed men killed his father five years ago in Tagum City.