Tags: trumped-up charges vs. activists

PRESS RELEASE 24 June 2011 MANILA — Workers led by labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned the revival of trumped-up charges against its legal counsel and 71 other activists mainly from the Southern Tagalog region in a picket held today in front of the Regional Trial Court in San Pablo, Laguna, saying the revival is…

Dr. Oliver “Doc Ogie” Gimenez is not an ordinary doctor. He is among the few community doctors who have chosen to stay in the country to serve the poor in remote areas. For his service, he was branded a communist and charged with fabricated cases of multiple frustrated murder and murder. BY TERENCE KRISHNA V.…