Legislators belonging to the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) have condemned what they called as “fabricated cases” filed against leaders of different rights organizations including ACT Union regional president for Northern Mindanao Ophelia Tabacon.
Members of a labor organization expressed rage over the recent attack made by unidentified persons in their picket line and the protesting workers of LafargeHolcim Ltd.
Human rights group Karapatan, Rural Missionaries of the Philippines, and GABRIELA also filed a petition for a writ of Amparo and habeas data before the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, May 6, citing “threats to life, liberty, and security” amid accusations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that their organizations are communist fronts.
Human rights group Karapatan-Southern Mindanao asserted on Wednesday, that the arrest of its former secretary-general over alleged involvement in illegal drugs should not be used to discredit the work of their organization.
The families of the victims of the 2009 Maguindanao massacre have called on the government to hasten the delivery of justice, saying more than enough time has passed to rest the case.
The continued attacks on the country’s press community have reached an alarming level, an international media watchdog has noted.
The family, friends, and militant indigenous people or Lumad groups mourned the sudden demise of one of its leaders, Datu Kaylo Bontulan who was killed during a military aerial bombardment in Kitaotao, Bukidnon, on Sunday, April 7.
Leaders and members of the three-day National Fact-Finding Mission (NFFM) presented the findings of their mission in a press conference at the UCCP CENDET in Cebu City on Monday, April 08.
Evangeline Hernandez, fondly recollects some memories of her daughter Beng, describing her as bright, easy to talk to, and especially have lots of stories to tell. A mother would never forget her child.
At least 14 farmers were killed in alleged anti-crime operations in Negros Oriental on Saturday, March 30, the human rights group Karapatan reported.