• Activists express incredulity at Casambres’ arrest

    The morning after couple Rey and Cora Casambre were arrested by elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Philippine National Police, activists trooped to Camp Crame in Quezon City to demand their immediate release.

    In their protest rally, the activists expressed incredulity in the brazenness…

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  • NUJP on the 70th anniversary of the International Human Rights Day

    Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is terribly unfortunate that seven decades since this landmark document was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, this day is marked not so much in celebration as in noting how people continue to be deprived of these rights or see…

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  • Third political prisoner dies under Duterte

    Another political prisoner died, bringing to three the number of activist detainees who failed to gain freedom despite repeated promises of freedom by Rodrigo Duterte earlier in his presidency.

    Alex Arias, 63 years old, was declared dead on arrival at the Rizal Medical Center in Pasig City at about 7:30 Sunday night…

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  • Casambre arrest proves Duterte ‘cannot be trusted’

    The Rodrigo Duterte government is "ludicrous" in arresting and charging yet another National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultant with trumped-up murder and attempted murder cases, various groups said.

    The arrest of long-time peace consultant and Philippine Peace Center (PPC) executive director…

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  • ‘Binabantaan ng pag-aresto’

    "Ang NDFP ay ginagawa ang lahat ng paraan para buhayin ang usapang pangkapayapaan. Kahit ang mga peace negotiator ang pumupunta dito, pero sila ay binabantaan pa rin ng pag aresto."--Renato Reyes Jr, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan secretary general

    (Meme by Carlo Francisco)

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