Special Report: New Zealanders urge P-Noy to end disappearances, other atrocities in PH

MANILA, August 30, 2011–In the commemoration of the International Day of the Disappeared today, people in New Zealand who are in solidarity with the people of the Philippines, urge President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III to help ease the pain and agony of the families and friends of the disappeared by surfacing them; or if […]

IP group assails Phil. Army’s ‘moronic’ statement

ANTIPOLO City, December 7, 2010—The Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (KAMP) asailed Philippine Army spokesperson, Col. Antonio Parlade’s statement saying that the National Democratic Front’s call for the release of Morong 43 is a concrete evidence that the 43 health workers arrested in Morong, Rizal are truly members of the communist, New People’s […]

Karapatan office in Bicol raided, 4 nabbed for being “NPA recruiters”

Antipolo City, November 25, 2010—The office of local chapter of Karapatan in Camarines Norte was “ransacked” by the elements of the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines last November 23 and arrested four persons found in the office, reports Karapatan national office in Quezon City. Calling the raid, “Gestapo-style,” Amaryllis “Marie” Hilao-Enriquez, […]

After six letters of request: Dialogue with P-Noy for Morong 43 case remains elusive

Six months after their arrest, the families, friends and colleagues of the Morong 43 still hope that Pres. Benigno C. Aquino III will take heed to their call and immediately release them. Last November 5, they went to Malacañang, checking if they can talk to the Chief Executive. However their attempts remained futile. The Presidential […]

Canadian lawyers want Morong 43 free

A SPECIAL REPORT ON MORONG 43 CASE MANILA, October 6, 2010—The Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) has sent a letter to President Benigno C. Aquino III and Justice Secretary Leila B. De Lima requesting to set free the Morong 43, or the 43 health workers arrested due to accusations of rebellion and illegal possession of […]

SPECIAL REPORT on MINDANAO PEACE PROCESS: Saudi alliance of Muslim and Christians appeals to P-Noy: “Resume peace talks with MILF, NPA after Ramadan”

Saudi-based Muslim-Christian Alliance for Justice, Peace and Democracy in the Philippines (MCA-PDP) urges the Philippine government to start the peace talks with Muslim insurgents, after the commemoration holy month of Ramadan.

A tear for Papa

“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.