Human Rights

Group decries vilification of Aglipayan bishop

Group decries vilification of Aglipayan bishop

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Oct 05, 2018

A human rights advocacy group here decried the latest vilification against an Aglipayan bishop who was tagged allegedly by the military as supporter of the New People’s Army (NPA), the armed-wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

AFP scored for coddling Jovito Palparan

AFP scored for coddling Jovito Palparan

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Oct 01, 2018

Families of human rights victims hit out the Armed Forces of the Philippines for deferring retired Major General Jovito Palparan’s transfer to New Bilibid Prison (NBP), two weeks after he was found guilty over the enforced disappearance of student activists Karen Empeno and Sherlyn Cadapan in 2006.

Datu in Mocha Uson interview is leader of paramilitary group tagged in Lumad killings – IP group

Datu in Mocha Uson interview is leader of paramilitary group tagged in Lumad killings – IP group

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Sep 27, 2018

The Kahugpungan sa Lumadnong Organisasyon-Caraga (Kasalo-Caraga), a progressive group in Caraga, said, on Wednesday, that the Lumad tribal leader who appeared in a video interview by Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson to discuss the spate of killings in Mindanao was implicated in the deaths of Lumad leaders in Lianga, Surigao del Sur province back in 2015.

Reds condemn ‘Patikul 7’ massacre

Reds condemn ‘Patikul 7’ massacre

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Sep 19, 2018

Fidel Agcaoili, chief negotiator of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), said the military has a well-established record of human rights violations in the country.