December 02, 2015     Philippines
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Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

No settlement on Morong 43 civil suit vs Arroyo, military

“It has been five years since we were wrongfully arrested, jailed and tortured by state agents. Such heinous crimes involve command responsibility and we seek justice.”

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

‘Morong 43’ doc belies military claims they were not tortured

For the military, torture and other heinous human rights violations are acceptable when committed against those who refuse to bow to them.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

‘Morong 43’ arrest, detention illegal — CHR

“This is a welcome development though it is five years late.”

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Ombudsman dismisses QC prosecutor from service

“Raul Desembrana failed to exercise such prudence, caution and attention when he blindly followed his personal caprice and pursued his fancy of having the P80,000 SOP.”

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Ex-military chaplain a no show at hearing of case vs ‘Morong 43’ doc

“Colonel Reuben Espartinez is using the judicial process to pursue his caprices.” - Dr. Alex Montes

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

‘Morong 43′ doc, son face raps from ex-military chaplain

"Military agents are working round the clock to discredit the Morong 43 and say we are members of the New People's Army to justify the torture we suffered in the hands of the military.” -- Justice for...

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Rights defenders question government’s commitment to implement Anti-Torture Law

Republic Act No. 9745 or the Anti-Torture Act of 2009, signed into law under then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, but the way the government has been handling cases filed under the said law lends truth to the...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Military officer implicated in illegal arrest of 43 health workers promoted

“If President Aquino has forgotten what he himself has previously acknowledged – that our human rights were violated- we have not.” – Dr. Alexis Montes

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

‘Nothing justifies torture, illegal arrest,’ military told on Morong 43

“Whether De la Cruz joined the NPA after his release or not is his personal choice. That does not in any way change the facts of the case. The military illegally arrested, detained and tortured the 43...

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Promotion of general linked to Morong 43 arrest, torture enrages victims, rights activists

“..the Aquino administration obviously rewards, instead of punishes, human rights violators such as Gen. Baladad.” – Justice for the Morong 43 alliance

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Testing the Anti-Torture law

“What is more revolting is the fact that some of the perpetrators, who have been identified and charged, have been promoted. And Gloria Arroyo was re-elected as congresswoman.” – Justice for the Morong 43

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