Posts by tag: Karapatan

1 year ago

Red-tagged union leader teacher arrested in Caraga

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Red-tagged union leader teacher arrested in Caraga

Several days after the memorandum of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) tagging Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) and COURAGE as communist fronts was exposed, the military and police arrested another progressive leader in Caraga region on March 17.

2 years ago

Aeta farmers charged under anti-terror law seek inclusion in the petitions

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Aeta farmers charged under anti-terror law seek inclusion in the petitions

Hours before the start of the oral arguments on the petitions against the anti-terror law on February 2, the two Aeta farmers, who have been jailed and first to be charged under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 (ATA), filed a petition requesting the Supreme Court (SC) to include them in the 37 petitions that seek to declare the law void.

2 years ago

IN MEMORY

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IN MEMORY

Protesters refuse to sit on chairs prepared by police authorities for them along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on the International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2020. They instead placed photos of victims of political killings under the Duterte administration. (Photo courtesy of Bern Pormento)

9 years ago

Agusanon Manobos hurt by police in evacuation camp

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Agusanon Manobos hurt by police in evacuation camp

By DAVAO TODAY

Hanimay Suazo of Karapatan Southern Mindanao who was with the medical team coming from Davao said there was chaos as they wanted to talk to provincial government officials to calm down the situation, especially when the adults were contained later by the police away from the children awaiting them. “They still have not eaten, it was like they were placed in a concentration camp,” exclaimed Suazo.

9 years ago

JUSTICE FOR CAÑON

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Families and relatives of slain victim Eddie Cañon, as well as members of rights group Karapatan and Anakpawis, troop outside…