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By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – One year after the killing of broadcaster and environmentalist Dr. Gerry Ortega, his family and colleagues reiterated their call for justice. Ortega was killed on January 24 last year in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Four alleged gunmen and their accomplices have been charged for the murder but the suspected…

By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – A few days before President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address (Sona), three more victims add to the growing list of political killings. Roque Laputan, 59, a member of Anakpawis partylist, Davao del Sur, was murdered by unidentified men, July 10. Laputan, was…

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY – “Mr. President, James (Balao) is my uncle and I miss him so much. Please help!” The above words were written by Sarah Balao-Strugar on a postcard, which was among the thousand postcards, mailed to President Benigno S. Aquino III. His uncle, James M.…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“We have decided to file for moral and exemplary damages against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her security officials for violation of our rights. This is but a small step to end impunity in our country. Yet, this a step forward in our long march for justice,” Gary Liberal, spokesman of the Morong 43, said.

News Release November 23, 2010 GENERAL SANTOS CITY– Families of victims of extrajudicial killings and other human rights violations under the banner of Hustisya! (Unity for Justice) expressed solidarity  to the families of the Ampatuan massacre victims as they join the different activities today one year after the gruesome massacre of 57 individuals. Hustisya! national…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
“I had hoped that my father’s case would be the first and the last case of extrajudicial killing but the culture of impunity is still here. There has been no effort from the President to stop the killings. His inaction has allowed the killings to go on,” Ernan, son of Fernando Baldomero, first victim of extrajudicial killing under the Aquino government, said.