Friday, January 17th, 2014
” Sarmiento’s conviction, despite glaring evidence to the contrary, may be a sign of government’s bad faith in fulfilling its purported commitment to address the peace situation in the country.” – National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers
Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
“The overwhelming show of people’s goodwill and humanitarianism in the aftermath of super-typhoon Yolanda should prod the BS Aquino government to extend compassion to ailing and elderly political prisoners who continue to suffer systemic and systematic injustice.”...
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW and KIMBERLIE N. QUITASOL Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera Human Rights Alliance (CHRA) condemned police operatives for the illegal arrest and detention of three local tourists in Sagada, Mountain Province, Sept....
Friday, September 13th, 2013
"We regard with disgust the continued attack against church workers and advocates, farmers and indigenous communities, and all other human rights defenders in Mindanao and the entire country." – Rural Missionaries of the Philippines–NMR
Sunday, July 21st, 2013
Five peasant activists were arrested, a priest and a bishop of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente were put under surveillance.
Saturday, July 13th, 2013
Halfway through his six-year term, there is no doubt that President Aquino has failed miserably in advancing the cause of a just and lasting peace in the country.
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
For two days, more than 200 members of the Manobo tribe under the leadership of Mapasu, along with their supporters from other sectors, trooped to the Tandag City Jail to demand the release of Campos.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
‘Stop sabotaging peace talks,’ OPAPP told (Photo by Ronalyn V. Olea / Bulatlat.com)
Friday, February 8th, 2013
Friday, February 1st, 2013
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA –Poet-songwriter Ericson Acosta is happy to be out of the Calbayog sub-provincial jail in Samar where he had been detained for 23 months on trumped-up criminal charges. His freedom is temporary,...