Posts by tag: human rights violations

7 years ago

Daughter saw activist father shot to death

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Daughter saw activist father shot to death

Jay-jay, 12, saw a man pulling a gun against her father Marcelo Monterona last January 3. Her instinct was to throw a stone against her dad’s attacker, but as fear overwhelmed her, she scampered to get home.

7 years ago

MOTHER’S PLEA

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Estrilla Basilisco pleas for the release of her son, alyas John, a Lumad minor who was detained by members of the paramilitary in Loreto, Agusan del Sur. Estrilla denies allegations her son is an NPA. (davaotoday.com photo by MEDEL V. HERNANI)

7 years ago

Human rights issue, ‘no-show’ in SONA

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Human rights issue, ‘no-show’ in SONA

By TYRONE VELEZ
Davao Today
Luzviminda Ilagan, who represents Gabriela Women Partylist, said she was aghast that there was no mention of justice in Pres. Aquino’s SONA for the killing of indigenous peoples and their defenders.