“Burying the dictator in the Libingan ng mga Bayani will not heal our wounded country.”
Category: Human Rights
“Until now, we bear the trauma then we are told to forget about the past. What about us, the victims?”
With the new administration, Aya is hoping she and other relatives of the disappeared would get a chance to know the truth.
““We will take back our lands! We will get justice.”
“It is through upholding the rights of the people, especially social and economic rights, that the people can repudiate the use and trade of illegal drugs.”
“This policy and practice of filing trumped-up criminal charges against social workers, religious, human rights advocates, leaders of people’s organizations and consultants to the peace process have to stop.”
“We continue to denounce the endless persecution perpetrated against religious and lay workers of RMP, as we continue to condemn the evil structure that perpetuates landlessness, hunger and death.”
“The ongoing killings by law enforcers in the name of the war on drugs and without due process, is not any different from what the police and military under Jovito Palparan, Arroyo and Aquino did to activists and media workers who criticized government.”
Two members of a Banwaon group that opposes development aggression and militarization in their ancestral lands were gunned down this week.
“Kahit ilang beses kaming magbakwit, di kami titigil (No matter how many times we are displaced, we will not stop).”
“The case of Pajalla is a concrete representation that the remnants of the previous regimes’ fascist counterinsurgency programs still remain in the Duterte administration.”