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 […]

Religious group assails violent dispersal of farmers

Sociopastoral organization, Promotion of Church Peoples’ Response (PCPR) has assailed the violent dispersal of 42 farmers doing a camp-out along the Chino Roces (Mendiola) Bridge, in Manila on July 3. Most of the farmers came from Laguna and Tarlac, asking the newly installed president, Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III, to act swiftly on the problem of agrarian reform in the country.

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.

MIRRORS: Looking at the Face of Injustice in the Philippines

On the last note, let everyone—every spectator—reflect on each “mirror” hanging on the walls of the exhibition area and to examine the facts being reflected in there and assess if they do really replicate the events happening in the Philippine society today or this is just a bunch of propaganda. And everybody must say, Amen.

Human Rights groups to file Morong 43 case in UN Rights Council

Human rights watchdog Karapatan and the Ecumenical Voice for Peace and Human Rights (Ecumenical Voice) are set to go to the United Nations’ Human Rights Council headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland to formally file their complaint against the government and state forces, in line with the case of the 43 health workers who were arrested while in training in Morong, Rizal last February 5th.

Health workers returned to Capinpin for lack of facility says authorities

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.

Children of detained health workers appeal for parent’s release

QUEZON CITY, March 6, 2010—Egoy Clamor is only four years old and longs for his mother, Merry. Though a little bit sad, his concern is much for the patients of his mother at the government-run Philippine General Hospital (PGH). “Ang nanay kong doktora laging nasa PGH kasi marami siyang pasyente dun… pero noon yun. Ngayon, […]