PNP sued by peasant activists

Not just the chief, but practically the entire police force in Carmen, Cebu, was sued by peasant activists yesterday (12 August 2013) afternoon “for fabricating evidence, perjury and other corrupt practices that state security forces employ habitually against political dissenters.” Continue reading

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Why I am on a 12-day (July 11-22) Hunger Strike . . .

1199752212In December 2010, MalacañangppPatriarca announced it will review the cases of more than 200 political prisoners – most of whom were unjustly arrested for opposing the 9 year Arroyo regime – with the end-view of affecting their release. Continue reading

Congressional Inquiry on Human Rights

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. Continue reading

Congress probes Rights abuses in Visayas

The premier human rights alliance KARAPATAN-Central Visayas welcomes the congressional inquiry set to be held this week in Cebu City to investigate cases of human rights violations committed in major provinces of the Visayas. Continue reading