“Maybe he’s more Christian, for he’s known to be a devout Catholic, than Mrs. Arroyo. We are hoping that he’d do no Arroyo, in terms of human rights. We are continuously praying that these will all end up and soon, the tears that will roll down our cheeks will not be tears of fear, of loneliness, of longing; but tears of joy and praise to the Lord that they are now free and that justice had already served,” Allyn said in her last message to this writer.
The 38 of the 43 health workers arrested in Morong, Rizal have been brought back today to Camp Mateo Capinpin in Tanay, Rizal for Camp Crame has no huge facility to accommodate the rebellion suspects.
“Kampanyang Ahos” was a gigantic anti-communist and anti-people crime, not just a tactical error and not even merely an ideological-political-organizational matter internal to the Party. “Kampanyang Ahos” was not a “bloody purge”. It was a bloody crime committed by the likes of Benjamin de Vera, Ricardo Reyes and Nathan Quimpo, who erroneously ascribed the setbacks being suffered then by the revolutionary movement in Mindanao to enemy infiltration rather than to the militarist line they were pursuing. – NDFP’s Jalandoni in an interview with a journalist in 2002.
The AFP (Armed Forces of the Philippines and the local regional trial court of Morong have maliciously maneuvered the [case] of 43 health workers to be arraigned [for rebellion charges] – Geneve E. Rivera-Reyes, general secretary of Health Alliance for Democracy.
The Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research (EILER), Inc., with the support from the European Union, has launched a info-video teaching the Filipino workers how to vote this coming May 10 elections using the automated electoral system (AES).
Dr. Geneve E. Rivera, Head’s secretary-general, in a statement, said that after blatantly disregarding the most fundamental tenets of due process, the AFP now has the gall to prop up false charges against those whose basic rights they have violated.
Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chair Leila de Lima was finally allowed to enter Camp Capinpin in Tanay, Rizal to look into the condition of 43 health workers arrested by the police and military over the weekend.