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Massacres and extrajudicial killings committed amid early campaigning of Aquino party

"Thirteen massacres, 46 victims, seven of them are minors. These all happened under Commander-in-chief BS Aquino since 2010 up to the present," Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay cried out in front of the Department of Justice today. Karapatan joined Bayan and other people's organizations in a protest action on the continuing extrajudicial killings in the country. 

BS Aquino regime no let-up in hunting down human rights workers

Karapatan slams the BS Aquino regime for hunting human rights workers as Karapatan-Sorsogon Spokesperson Teodoro “Ka Tudoy” Escanilla was gunned down on August 20, 2015 in Barcelona, Sorsogon. 

Trumped-up charges filed vs torture victim by military torturers

"Tinortyur na nga, sinampahan pa ng mga gawa-gawang kaso," (The victim was not only tortured, trumped-up charges were also filed against him) said Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general, on the case of tortured farmer Ruben Wating. 

Karapatan condemns Aquino regime’s moves to prolong detention of NDFP peace consultants

"We condemn the BS Aquino government's latest moves to prolong the detention of National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultants Leopoldo Caloza and Renante Gamara," Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said.

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EO 546 legitimized paramilitaries and illegal arrests, revision will worsen rights abuses in PH

“Instead of revoking Executive Order 546, a policy that legitimized the creation of paramilitary groups and private armies, the BS Aquino administration is now using it to further the proliferation of these armed dogs of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. Instead of junking a policy that supports a counter-insurgency program that infringes on basic human rights, BS Aquino enhanced it to worsen the human rights situation in the Philippines with the use of force multipliers," Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay said. 


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