Cebu City—A human rights group here lambasted the members of the Mobile Patrol Group of the Philippine National Police for refusing to disarm and detain an armed man who infiltrated the labor-day rally yesterday (May 1, 2013) at downtown Colon. Read more »
HUMAN RIGHTS UPDATE 04 April 2013
Cebu City–A regional trial court here granted the civil suit filed by the human rights alliance KARAPATAN-Central Visayas against a state agent involved in initiating trumped up charge of kidnapping against the group. Read more »
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NEWS RELEASE 08 March, 2013
The premier human rights alliance KARAPATAN-Central Visayas is questioning the use of a “hot car” in police surveillance of today’s celebrations of International Women’s Day. Read more »
PRESS STATEMENT 13 February 2013
The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI as Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church should inspire our ageing politicos to follow his example. His resignation over his health and old age should give our shriveled politicians something to ponder on as the election fever revisits the country. Read more »
01 February 2013
It is a welcome reprieve that the melodrama at the Provincial Capitol is coming to an end. It is unwanted political soap opera that inconvenienced many more than it entertained some. Read more »
27 November 2008
The Capitol complex is not a private estate that should be converted into a provincial jail at whim.
This is the reaction of the premier human rights umbrella KARAPATAN on the statement of self-styled jail overlord Byron Garcia, brother and consultant of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, to install surveillance cameras at the IBP Building inside the complex.
Garcia was quoted in a local daily (CDN, 11/27/08, p.4) to have made the proposal to spy on the activities at the IBP building in the aftermath of a verbal tussle between the IBP and the Garcia’s over parking fee in the complex. Read more »
Statement on the On-site Hearing of the Committee on Human Rights of the House of Representatives 11 October, 2012, Provincial Capitol, Cebu City
Just as the commemoration of the 40th year of declaration of Martial Law was winding down, the people of Central Visayas were slapped with the resounding reality that all is not well in this benighted parts of the land. Read more »