Human Rights Currents

2010, January-March  PHILIPPINES

The first quarter of 2010 is marked by mass arrest, detention and torture of 43 health workers in Rizal.  Of special concern is the unexplained death of a civilian employee in the U.S. military barracks in Marawi City. Consistent with 2010 as the end-year of the Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo administration’s Oplan Bantay Laya (OBL), extrajudicial killing and harassment and vilification of legal organizations and personalities continue.

Read more on the 1st Quarter issue of Karapatan Monitor for 2010 at or visit


One response

  1. just to note; Incients of abuses are groung up and spreading across the goble, this situation from its own side pushes towards questioning the tools we are employing to tackle human rights abuses across the globe as well as the degree of involing people…i…e.. raising awarness among the publick opinion, especially in the regions where those incidents occures. The felling for being supported is an intial step towards emporing those victims

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