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Karapatan to BS Aquino: Hindi ka namin malilimutan

(File photo | February 2015 | Kodao Productions) SONA 2015 The 2,000 soldiers, 4,000 police, K-9 units aside from the concrete barriers are expected to block the protesters on Monday, BS Aquino’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA).  “The state forces will try to defend the indefensible president whose crimes against the Filipino people are […]

LCPEA-AHW: Daang nakamamatay, hindi tuwid na daan

Nagpiket ang mga manggagawang pangkalusugan sa harap ng Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP) para ihayag ang mariing pagtutol sa planong pagtatayo ng kalsada sa loob mismo ng LCP. Ayon kay Eleazar Sobinsky, pangulo ng Lung Center of the Philippines Employees Association – Alliance of Health Workers (LCPEA-AHW), “Hindi makatuwiran na maglagay pa ng kalsada […]

SONA 2015 | Gov’t boosts anti-rally contraptions along Commonwealth

Government personnel wearing Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) shirts rearranged and enhanced so-called security contraptions along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City in preparation for President Benigno Aquino’s last State of the Nation Address. Backhoes and trucks transferred “zebra” concrete blocks from the road’s West-bound side to its East-bound side to create two-layered deterrents to protesters […]

Karapatan condemns military and police brutality vs. Lumad evacuees

(Photo by Paolo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com) “A congresswoman who acted in concert with the Armed Forces of the Philippines prompted the brutal action of the police against the Lumad evacuees at the UCCP compound in Davao City,” said Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan. North Cotabato Rep. Nancy Catamco mobilized the police, the Department of Social […]

BAYAN to Pnoy: Hands Off Activists and Human Rights Defenders

Press Statement July 18, 2015 The increased and widespread harassment and intimidation of government critics and oppositionists in the run-up to Pres. Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) later this month is a dangerous sign that the Aquino government is adopting the tactics of notorious human rights violator Jovito Palparan – with the blessings […]

Big rally set for Aquino’s final SONA

Various groups and critics of the regime are preparing to mount another big rally on the sixth and final State of the Nation Address of President Benigno Aquino III on July 27. Carrying different issues and grievances, this year’s SONA rally will sum-up the more than five years of the Aquino regime. “For Aquino, the […]

Promulgation of the IPT Verdict in Manila

Promulgation of the guilty verdict of the International Peoples’ Tribunal (IPT) on Pres. Benigno S. Aquino III and the US government for crimes against the Filipino people. The verdict was read by Atty. Josalee Deinla of the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) at the July 20, 2015 forum before mass organizations marched towards Malacanang […]

KARAPATAN: Int’l People’s Tribunal finds US-PH gov’t guilty of rights violations vs. Filipino people

    (Photo by Krissy Conti) THE JURY: (L-R) Rev. Michael Yoshii, Prof. Pao-Yu Ching, Atty. Camilo Perez Bustillo, and Atty. Azadeh Shashahani (head juror) A few weeks before BS Aquino’s last State of the Nation Address (SONA), the International People’s Tribunal held in Washington, DC, found the Aquino regime guilty of violations of the […]

IPT 2015: A victory of the Filipino People

(While waiting for the verdict by the jury of the International Peoples’ Tribunal on US-Aquino governments’ crimes against the Filipino people./Photo by Jonna Baldres) July 19, 2015   The Philippines Chapter of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS-Phils) hails the conclusion of the International Peoples’ Tribunal (IPT 2015) in Washington, D.C. as it finds […]

NPA honors Parago with 21-gun salute

A New People’s Army unit in the foothills of Mt Apo honored Leoncio “Commander Parago” with a military parade and a 21-gun salute two days after the late rebel leader was cremated in Davao City last July 10. A platoon belonging to the NPA’s Mt. Apo Operational Command performed the rare ceremony for its “shining […]