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Karapatan demands pullout of troops in Abra and Agusan del Sur

"As it is, life is already hard for indigenous peoples defending their ancestral lands from mining companies and other government projects, lalo pang pinapahirap ng AFP at Oplan Bayanihan," Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan said.
The human rights group called for the immediate pull out of military troops in La Paz, Agusan del Sur and in Lacub, Abra as it received reports of forced evacuation, grave coercion, disruption of classes and other human rights violations due to military operations of the 26th and 41st Infantry Battalion Philippine Army. 

Pres. Good Faith welcomes back Gen. Kill for the good of the people to AFP HQ

Palparan is back to the barracks of the Philippine Army—his home for more than 30 years, where he was trained and where he cloned his ilk. Malacanang welcomed Palparan’s transfer to Fort Bonifacio and BS Aquino, who was in Belgium, called it ‘punishment’.  


Palparan released from jail—Desaparecidos

"The last ray of hope for justice has just been doused. Palparan is essentially freed, and Malacanang welcomes it," said Lorena Santos, secretary general of Families of Desaparecidos for Justice as the Malolos Regional Trial Court resolved to transfer Ret. Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan to Philippine Army Custodial Center.

Palparan’s transfer to Philippine Army Custodial Center, injustice to victims

Today’s decision of the Malolos Court to transfer “The Butcher” Jovito Palparan to the custody of the Philippine Army from the Bulacan Provincial Jail bodes evil to the hundreds of victims of the retired general and his ilk in the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  

“The AFP moved heaven and earth to secure and bring back home their impunity icon Palparan. Although not surprising as it is packaged with Palparan’s supposed arrest, the transfer is nonetheless ominous for the case’s trial, prosecution, and jailing of Palparan,” said Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay.

Continuing impunity rains on Aquino’s ‘good governance’ parade in Europe

Days before BS Aquino’s scheduled ‘good governance’ parade during his four-nation European-trip, several Europe-based organizations sent a letter to Malacañang on the prosecution of notorious general Ret. Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr.


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