Human Rights

Union leader escapes from assassination attempt

Union leader escapes from assassination attempt

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Sep 05, 2018

A union leader in Compostela Valley who survived an attempted slay try by men wearing ski masks and riding in tandem last September 4 lambasted the attack as part of the harassment against union members, who are being tagged as members of the communist group, because they have been fighting for workers’ rights.

Anybody can be tagged as terrorist in PH – Aussie prof

Anybody can be tagged as terrorist in PH – Aussie prof

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Aug 14, 2018

Australian Professor Gill H. Boehringer is still being held at the Terminal 1 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport for almost a week now since Philippine authorities, particularly the Bureau of Immigration, denied him entry into the country on midnight of August 8, Wednesday.

DOJ’s proscription meant to harass government critics

DOJ’s proscription meant to harass government critics

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Aug 11, 2018

The human rights group Karapatan lauded the Manila Regional Trial Court that dropped the names of former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, peace consultant Rafael Baylosis, UN Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and lawyer Jose Molintas in the proscription petition filed by the Department of Justice in February 2018.