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Case of illegal arrest raised before the SC

Andrea Rosal's arrested companion Edward Lazanas, who maintains his arrest is illegal, today filed a petition for certiorari at the Supreme Court. 

Atty Cortez NUPL and Lazanas mother 

Two relief workers and two other peasant leaders killed in August

“There is no let-up in the extrajudicial killings with BS Aquino’s Oplan Bayanihan. The killing of typhoon relief workers and peasant leaders further exposes the contempt of this regime against those who are genuinely working for poor communities,” said Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan. 

Four-month old child hit by soldiers’ bullets, 14-year old boy abducted with father at a military checkpoint in Maguindanao

“BS Aquino’s Oplan Bayanihan spares no one. Through the program, the military kills, injures and abducts even children,” Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general, said on the recent report of human rights violations received by Karapatan.

Based on initial reports, a four-month old baby was hit by soldiers’ bullets while a 14-year old boy was abducted with his father. Both father and son’s whereabouts are still unknown.

Generals Visaya and Año sowing Palparan-style terror in Mindanao

Gen. Palparan may be in jail, but his trained dogs, Brig. Gen. Ricardo Visaya and Gen. Eduardo Año are sowing terror in Mindanao," Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan said as human rights violations continue to rise in Mindanao.

Karapatan calls for release of arrested anti-pork activist, indigenous people’s leader in Surigao City

“Malacañang is a factory of trumped-up charges against activists and those who are demanding that BS Aquino be held accountable for the presidential pork aka DAP,” said Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general when the human rights organization received reports yesterday on the arrest of an anti-pork activist and an indigenous people’s leader in Surigao City. 


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