Human Rights

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.

Suara Bangsamoro calls for CHR probe into deaths of slain Tausug youth

Suara Bangsamoro calls for CHR probe into deaths of slain Tausug youth

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Sep 19, 2018

On Saturday, Suara Bangsamoro dispatched a team to assess the situation and interviewed the families of the victims. The group learned from the families that all seven victims were allowed by the military to harvest mangosteen fruits in Sitio Tubig Bato, Kabuntakas village in Patikul but ended up being gunned down by a group of Scout Rangers.