March 30, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Amal Clooney earns ire of Filipino lawyers, netizens over reported UN bid to free Arroyo

“We ask Atty. Clooney to visit the Philippines and see for herself the plight of nameless poor who are victims of injustice and human rights violations."

Monday, March 9th, 2015

‘After ransacking homes, soldiers conduct dental check-ups’

“Suara Bangsamoro stands that if the AFP is sincere in its desire to achieve peace in Maguindanao, it should immediately recall its troops from their civilian encampments.”

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

The civilian casualties of the AFP’s ‘All-Out War’

“The AFP is clearly unable to distinguish civilians from combatants. This incompetence and lack of fire discipline has resulted to civilian casualties.”

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Army major linked to Burgos disappearance ‘still active in military’

“We are up against the entire institution, which has resulted to the culture of impunity.”

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Court issues new warrant vs 4 police in Panesa torture case

Only four police men were charged in the torture and illegal detention of Rolly Panesa, while their high-ranking officers are scot-free.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

ICRC: Thousands flee fighting in central Mindanao

“Civilians are forced to flee out of fear. Displacement, especially when it’s prolonged and repeated, uproots people from their normal lives and causes untold suffering,”

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Aquino urged to free women political prisoners

“These women who exercise their right to take part on political affairs are jailed because they are unjustly seen as threats to the BS Aquino government.”

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Aparición | Danilo Macapagal

Ten years ago today, veteran protest leader Danilo Macapagal, who survived the cruel martial law years, disappeared under the regime of his own cousin, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

‘All-out war’ in Maguindanao causes evacuation in 12 villages

The Suara Bangsamoro is calling for a stop to the government’s all-out offensive against Moro rebels as thousands of civilians are the ones who bear the brunt of the military aggression.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Arraignment of Tiamzon couple, other NDFP consultants deferred

The Court of Appeals is expected to rule on the petition for certiorari filed by the accused soon.

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Witness on Palparan: ‘ I hate him, he tortured me’

“He threatened me, that is also a form of torture.”

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