“We cannot allow this reign of impunity to continue. We demand justice and an end to the killing spree.
Category: Human Rights
Groups called President Duterte’s declaration of Marawi’s liberation “ironic.”
Soldiers harass the brother of slain Lumad leader Gilbert Paborada who replaced him as leader of his group.
“We call on him to tell us where Jonas is.”
For more than 10 years, the Burgos family has been searching for Jonas Burgos. Bulatlat has chronicled the painstaking journey of fighting for justice.
In the light of the local court decision acquitting the suspect in the abduction of Jonas Burgos, Bulatlat is reposting this 2013 article showing how the military institution deliberately refused to turn over to the courts documents that could have determined what happened to Jonas. The suspect, Army Maj. Harry Baliaga Jr., was first mentioned…
Like its predecessor, the IACLA will serve as a tool to muzzle dissent, groups say.
The police arrested Noel Delos Reyes, the Barangay captain of Talibayog in Calatagan, Eduardo Penafloreda, Barangay councilor, and community leaders Senando Marco and Joseph Marasigan.
Two female leaders of Anakbayan were targeted in the latest cases of harassment against activists.
MANILA – A Quezon City court has cleared all charges against the eight youth activists who were arrested and detained for protesting during the July 22 special joint session of the House of Representatives to vote on the extension of martial law in Mindanao. In their arraignment on Oct. 2, QC Metropolitan Trial Court Judge…
Asked when the Commission on Human Rights could join the mission to “validate” the rights violations, lawyer Carmelita Rosete of the CHR’s Field Operation Office said that depends on the schedule of their regional counterpart.