Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
Four Agusanon Lumad, including two minors, were on their way to the local Comelec to register as first-time voters for the upcoming Sangguniang Kabataan (Youth Council) and barangay elections when they were arrested, tortured and detained by members of paramilitary group Bagani forces.
Monday, February 11th, 2013
By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY — A 25-year-old charcoal maker in Lagangilang, Abra was taken and held by soldiers for nearly three days. According to the Abra Human Rights Movement (AHRM), Meymar Alcantara, a charcoal...
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur – Last July, the 81st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army (IBPA) arrived at the provinces of Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte. They replaced the 3rd IBPA that was...
Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
Monday, June 25th, 2012
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Cesar Garganta, 28, merely wanted to earn extra income for the enrolment of his two children. Instead of money, what Garganta got was pain and trauma. On May 28, Garganta...
Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
Run 'hounds' Palparan (Photo by Fred Dabu / Bulatlat.com)
Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – An 18-year old youth activist was nabbed allegedly by soldiers in Lopez, Quezon and tortured into admitting he is a member of the New People’s Army (NPA), according to human...
Friday, May 4th, 2012
Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Monday, August 29th, 2011
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
By ALMA B. SINUMLAG Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY – A leader of the Aggay tribe was tortured and arrested by the members of the Charlie company of the 17th Infantry Brigade of the Philippine Army (IBPA) and...