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Category: Breaking News
After six years of being fenced off from their land, the agrarian reform beneficiaries of Tagum City could wait no more.
“Political prisoners are not bargaining chips.”
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Three days before the International Human Rights Day, a military officer known for gross human rights abuses was named Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff. President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año to the highest military post this morning, replacing Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya…
Gloria Almonte, wife of a political prisoner, and the other families of political prisoners and human rights advocates will launch a hunger strike starting tomorrow until Dec. 10 to demand the release of all political prisoners.
‘Marcos’ body had lain in wait for 23 years in Ilocos, why rush and disrespect the due process?’
“It is a settled fact that the private complainant is a death row prisoner having been convicted of drug trafficking in the Republic of Indonesia.” By JONAS ALPASAN Bulatlat MANILA – A Nueva Ecija court upheld its earlier decision to allow Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina on death row in Indonesia, to testify against her…
Her one chance now to leave the death row rests on successfully prosecuting her recruiters in the Philippines.
“Mr. Sumalbag and the other victims of the violent dispersal wish not to be approached, interviewed and/or asked for any statements without our presence and assistance as their counsels.”
“When we sit down with the President, we will not only brief him on what actually happened during the dispersal. We will also take that opportunity to explain to him the calls and demands of national minorities.”
MANILA — The Supreme Court has extended for the second time the status quo ante order (SQAO) temporarily stopping the plan to give the late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos a hero’s burial. The high court has extended the SQAO until Nov. 8. The petitioners were expecting the SC to issue its decision over the petitions…