Migrante: Comelec ‘tool of repression’

An activist migrant workers’ organization dubbed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) a “tool for political repression and electoral fraud” and asked the Supreme Court to act quickly on its petition against the poll body’s rejection of its and other leftist groups’ applications for accreditation to run as party-list groups in the May 2010 elections.

Mother of ‘desaparecido’ speaks in European forums

Dr. Editha Burgos who chairs a human rights’ group Desaparecidos, an association of families, friends and sympathizers of the victims of the enforced disappearances, is currently on a European tour to talk about enforced disappearances in the country.