The Aquino government is again flaunting its unabashed viciousness by refusing to release ageing and ailing political prisoners and instead letting them die under inhuman imprisonment. Continue reading
TAGBILARAN CITY – “Ang makatarunganong kalinaw dili makab-ot pinaagi lang sa paghunong sa buto-buto sa armas kun dili pinaagi sa matinud-anong pagsulbad sa sosyo-ekonomikong ugat hinungdan sa pag-alsa sa katawhan”, kini ang pamahayag ni Jaime Paglinawan, Chairperson sa Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) – Central Visayas, mamumulong sa peace forum nga gilunsad gahapon, petsa 17 ning buwana. Matud niya, mahinungdanon nga ibalik ang panagsabot sa kalinaw tali sa Gobyerno sa Pilipinas (GPH) ubos ni BS Aquino ug sa National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). Kahinumdumang nabalda ang panagsabot sa kalinaw tali sa duha ka magkaatbang nga habig human wala mutuman ang gobyerno sa gipirmahan niining mga kasabutan. Continue reading
Press Statement of NDFP Peace Consultant Roy Erecre, Political Prisoner
Issued on 14 May 2014 at Bohol Detention and Rehabilitation Center
Let me convey my gratitude for allowing me here to respond to baseless allegations and malicious innuendoes hurled at me by this government and its agents.
Immediately after abducting me in my hometown, this government has kept me incommunicado by transferring me from one detention cell to the next across miles of seas until finally jailing me in Bohol. In the crucial time following my abduction, government agents denied me the right to counsel, as they interrogated and threatened and manhandled me. While locked up from public scrutiny, I was accused of trumped up charges and misrepresented as guilty felon through trial by publicity. Continue reading
A political prisoner in Cebu marked the 28th year commemoration of the abduction and disappearance of Redemptorist priest Rudy Romano on July 11, 2013 with a hunger strike until the Presidential State-of-the-Nation Address on July 22, 2013. Continue reading