“Defending Journalism”, a book tackling the safety of journalists, was launched in Davao City on Saturday, November 13.
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Many sectoral groups here claimed that the newly signed gun law, Republic Act 10591, will not solve the spate of killings in the country.
The spokesperson of the militant Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) took to the media to make public the threats she has been receiving from a man claiming to be a “government national security consultant” of an organization working for the government.
A “special investigating body” of the “Compostela Valley People’s Democratic Government” has recommended “an order for the immediate arrest and commencement of the trial” of 23 respondents composed of army, police and government civilian personnel implicated in the “murder” of Roque Antivo.
“He is a leader of the tribal council, an active member of the community church, active in the community, that could prove his innocence,” he told Davao Today on Wednesday.
Families of the New People’s Army (NPA)’s five captives sought for the latter’s release, as the National Democratic Front of the Philippines Southern Mindanao gave the release order Thursday.
By DON J. PAGUSARA DAVAO TODAY It’s happening! And it’s happening in more terrible and ferocious fashion! There’s no need…
Detained scientist Kim Gargar’s sister (center) and colleagues from the scientist group AGHAM demand for his immediate release, as they slammed the illegal arrest and vilification by the Philippine Army against Gargar. (contributed photo)
There they are! — heroes of the masses — the true
fighters and firm defenders of the people’s cause,
who lyricise with their vigilance the liberation
of the Mother Land from the quagmire of misery.