Closer Scrutiny, Not Closure

end-impunityContrary to the avowals of the Marcoses and loyal apologists, the impending hero’s burial of the ousted dictator is not providing closure to an infamous rule, but opening it up for closer scrutiny by forgetful generations of both young and old. Continue reading

3 Martial Law Survivors Succumb To ‘Long Wait’

end-impunityCebu City—They survived Martial Law, but not the long wait for justice.

Three Cebuano survivors of Martial Law passed away due to various illnesses while waiting since 2014 for their damage claims to be processed under Republic Act 10368 (otherwise known as the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act). Continue reading

Communing with Anawim

1937446_820977851266146_4890065053889366732_nSolidarity Statement to the 51st International Eucharistic Congress<!

We, from the ranks of oppressed and marginalized, join the global fellowship in the ongoing celebration of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress here in Cebu. More than celebrating, we lock arms with the rest of humanity in renewing our faithfulness to the Eucharistic Commitment for which Jesus suffered and died.
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Killing in Lahug

We, in the human rights umbrella KARAPATAN-Cebu, is concerned over the fatal shooting of an outspoken urban poor resident in the fire-stricken Sitio Avocado, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City last Wednesday night. Continue reading