Following the fatal shooting of former soldier Winston Ragos, a forensic and a human rights official question the Quezon City Police’s assertion that the shooting was a “judgment call”.
Former AnakPawis Representative Ariel Casilao and six relief volunteers were released through bail Wednesday after police in Norzagaray, Bulacan detained them while doing relief work last Saturday.
Indigenous people’s groups and advocates slammed the recommendation of the Department of Agriculture to convert ancestral lands into vegetable and high-value crop farms.
Former AnakPawis Representative Ariel Casilao was detained along with six volunteers on a relief mission to Norzagaray, Bulacan on Sunday and were charged for violating the Bayanihan Act.
The United Nations (UN) and Philippine rights advocates await the answer of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte on the appeal to release vulnerable prisoners, including political detainees, as the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to pose a threat to the country.
Armed elements from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) stormed Sitio San Roque Monday, April 6, 2020, intimidating some of the residents who were conducting a community kitchen program.
As the city enters its fourth week in the community quarantine, Manobo evacuees in the UCCP Haran sanctuary are adjusting hard, but worry what lies ahead for their survival.
On the last day of Women’s Month, a women peasant leader was killed in Surigao del Sur province, Caraga region.
A radio network in Mindanao has denounced the red-tagging anew of one of its field reporters, as an ‘attack’ on critical media.
Human rights group Karapatan decried the continuous crackdown of the Duterte administration on human rights defenders and activists amid the health crisis it is facing.