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4 activists arrested in Butuan

Police in Caraga claimed in a statement that those arrested are high ranking members of the New People’s Army. Three of them are being implicated in the killing of members of the Manobo tribe and former New People’s Army fighters in the region but rights group assert that all of them are active in the people's organizations based in the city. The post 4 activists arrested in Butuan appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatFeb 9th, 2021

Cambodian court jails union leader over border comments

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AFP) — A Cambodian court on Wednesday jailed outspoken union leader Rong Chhun for two years on incitement charges relating to comments about the country’s border, the latest legal case activists say is aimed at cracking down on opposition voices. Rong Chhun, the leader of the Cambodian Confederation of Unions, was arrested […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

'UndoingDuterte | Five years of state terror

Under the Duterte administration, Karapatan has noted a pattern of using search warrants issued by executive judges in Quezon City and Manila regional trial courts to conduct police and military raids on homes and offices of the progressive leaders and activists which led to the killings or if not, end up arrested after supposed “evidence” were gathered by the authorities. The post #UndoingDuterte | Five years of state terror appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Activists arrested in Quezon City are humanitarian workers – group

Karapatan-Caraga said that Julieta Gomez and Niezel Velasco are both engaged humanitarian work over the years. In fact, the group said that “officers and personnel of some of government agencies in the region know them personally as they have coordinated activities particularly with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and local government units in the Surigao and Agusan provinces and several municipalities.” The post Activists arrested in Quezon City are humanitarian workers – group appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Arrests and planting of evidence against two Caraga activists slammed

Arrested are Julieta Gomez, an officer of the Lumad group Kahugpongan sa mga Lumadnong Organisasyon sa Caraga and Niezel Velasco, former project coordinator of the relief organization Bread for Emergency Assistance and Development......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsJul 19th, 2021

Rights group urges release of activists arrested using questionable warrants

“For accountability and justice to hold sway, we press that a review be made of all cases that emanated from the sala of those judges who turned their courts into a search warrant factory that led to the arrest and outright killing of activists." The post Rights group urges release of activists arrested using questionable warrants appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

2 elderly, ailing peasant activists arrested in Caraga

On the day KMP leader Joseph Canlas was buried, two elderly, ailing peasant activists were arrested. The post 2 elderly, ailing peasant activists arrested in Caraga appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

2 activists nabbed in Bicol

Two activists were arrested in separate police operations that resulted in the recovery of firearms and explosives in the Bicol region at dawn yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

2 Bicol activists arrested

A pastor and a youth leader were arrested in early morning raids in Camarines Sur and Albay. The post 2 Bicol activists arrested appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

Missing Lumad human rights worker turns up under arrest in Butuan City

Caraga police has announced late this afternoon that they arrested Renalyn Tejero. The post Missing Lumad human rights worker turns up under arrest in Butuan City appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021

A weaponized justice system brings the worst injustices

This latest spate of attacks against activists came a mere nine weeks since the PNP launched a similar operation in Panay island. Nine people were killed and 17 were arrested by the police in several indigenous Tumandok communities on Dec 30, 2020. The post A weaponized justice system brings the worst injustices appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

‘Bloody Sunday’ spells killings, mass arrests in Southern Tagalog

Five activists were killed and three arrested in a simultaneous police raid on March 7, just two days after President Rodrigo Duterte issued yet another kill order to finish off communist fighters in the Philippines. The post ‘Bloody Sunday’ spells killings, mass arrests in Southern Tagalog appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 8th, 2021

Nine killed, six nabbed as cops raid Calabarzon

Nine activists were killed and six others were arrested in simultaneous raids in Calabarzon, police said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 8th, 2021

Bloody Sunday | 5 activists dead, mass arrests in Southern Tagalog

MANILA – Five activists were killed and at least three others were arrested in what appeared to be government crackdown on progressives in Southern Luzon early this morning, March 7. Groups likened the simultaneous raids on progressives’ offices and homes to “Oplan Sauron” – the joint police and military operations first conducted in Negros island,… The post Bloody Sunday | 5 activists dead, mass arrests in Southern Tagalog appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Police appeal on non-bailable case blocks release of four of HR Day 7

Four of the seven activists arrested early in December, dubbed “Human Rights Day 7” will be spending Christmas in detention over charges they claim are trumped up......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 24th, 2020

On International Human Rights Day, one journalist, 6 activists arrested in separate raids

Teddy Casiño of Bayan said the Duterte administration is the "number one human rights violator." The post On International Human Rights Day, one journalist, 6 activists arrested in separate raids appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

Political imprisonment is a worldwide repression that demands worldwide resistance

Activists in the Philippines, Guatemala and Palestine are arrested and detained for their political beliefs. The international community demands the release of all political prisoners. The post Political imprisonment is a worldwide repression that demands worldwide resistance appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsDec 5th, 2020

Red-tagging brings violence, Elago warns as PNP shares red-tagging content

"I want to remind the AFP, PNP and NTF-ELCAC that many have disappeared, been killed, illegally arrested or slapped with trumped-up charges after being red-tagged," Elago said in Filipino in her opening statement, referring to activists Zara Alvarez, Ryan Hubilla and Jory Porquia......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 24th, 2020

3 prominent HK activists arrested on illegal assembly charges

Three prominent Hong Kong activists are facing jail after pleading guilty on Monday to inciting an “illegal assembly” outside the city’s main police station during last year’s huge pro-democracy protests......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

Army, police operatives nab MB member in AgNor

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte, Nov. 14 -- Joint forces of the 23rd Infantry "Masigasig" Battalion (23rd IB) and the Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) from Stations 1 and 5 arrested an active member o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Army, police operatives nab MB member in AgNor

BUENAVISTA, Agusan del Norte, Nov. 14 -- Joint forces of the 23rd Infantry "Masigasig" Battalion (23rd IB) and the Butuan City Police Office (BCPO) from Stations 1 and 5 arrested an active member o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 15th, 2020