Police Superintendent Herardo Hermosilla, head of the SOCO team, admitted before the court that his team did not do the digging of the alleged skeletal remains and that he does not know who did it.
Category: Human Rights
“Curfew hours were strictly imposed and the movements of the locals were closely monitored and controlled…They were not even allowed to work in their farms.”
“No, we are not saying he is lying. We are saying that, by casting such a broad assertion against media without presenting any proof, Mr. Aguirre is not only committing a serious injustice, he is endangering all journalists.”
“They are here to provide protection to those claiming the lands we till.”
“Instead of ensuring the protection and rights of people who use drugs, including the right to health and provision of voluntary, evidence-based drug treatment and harm reduction services, President Duterte has called for them to be killed.”
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – The father of a farmer killed during the April 1 dispersal in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato filed criminal charges against a military witness. Ebao Sulang, whose 22-year-old son Darwin was one of the two killed, charged Charlie Pasco with perjury before the Department of Justice (DoJ), Aug. 2.…
Even before President Duterte withdrew the government’s unilateral ceasefire declaration on July 30, paramilitary groups attacked a Lumád community.
Kaibigan Foundation said Jefferson Bunuan wanted to become a policeman, to give justice for his father who was killed; he was also a volunteer of Lambat Sibat, a Philippine National Police crime prevention program.
Indigenous groups call on President Duterte to stop the implementation of Oplan Bayanihan, to which they attribute the continuing killings and harassment on progressives.
“In fact, these people continue to harass my family. They keep on telling my sibling that I would no longer be able to set foot in their community ever again.”
“They are using public funds to finance the phalanx of soldiers and police to provide security detail to Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan. That money should have been spent somewhere else.”