Edwin Pura, 49, was shot dead early morning Oct. 25 by two suspected military men in Gubat, Sorsogon.
Category: Human Rights
The following are the documented extrajudicial killings of peasant activists from July 2016 to Sept. 2017, as recorded by human rights group Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights (Karapatan): 1. Hermi Alegre, Davao July 15, 2016 2. Remar Mayantao, Bukidnon July 16, 2016 3. Rogen Suminao, Bukidnon July 16, 2016 4. Senon Nacaytuna,…
“We cannot allow this reign of impunity to continue. We demand justice and an end to the killing spree.
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.