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NDF Consultant says DAP is Aquino’s way of controlling the bureaucracy

Meanwhile, a detained peace consultant of the NDFP said that the DAP is one of Aquino’s “dictatorial means” to control the bureaucracy. 

Roy Erecre, one of the 15 currently detained JASIG-protected peace consultants, wryly asked, “What meaningful development has Aquino started when all he wanted is to control everything through dictatorial means, specifically in the form of the Disbursement Acceleration Program.” 

Karapatan welcomes release of POW, asks GPH to reciprocate by releasing political prisoners

“We welcome the release of the four prisoners of war by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines. We view the release as a gesture of goodwill in the peace negotiation with the Philippine government. It is about time the Aquino administration releases political prisoners to reciprocate the NDFP’s act and to honor its commitment as stated in the 2011 GPH-NDFP Oslo Joint Statement,” said Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan.

PPs end fast, laud people’s show of unity vs. DAP

The political prisoners ended their four-day fast that started in July 25 to July 28, the day BS Aquino delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA). The political prisoners lauded the “People’s SONA” saying it was a “meaningful show of people’s unity against the presidential pork, the Disbursement Acceleration Program, and all that DAP represents—a corrupt and bankrupt bureaucracy.”  

Aquino's SONA: Delusions, lies, crocodile tears--all signs of a beleaguered President

"The web of lies woven by BS Aquino during his SONA on the alleviation of poverty in the country, job creation, and immediate response to disasters reflects his disconnect with the real world. By all indications, the lives of the majority of Filipinos have deteriorated immensely under his watch. Shedding crocodile tears to gain the sympathy of the public is straight out of a poorly made script to save face amid rising people’s protests and three impeachment cases,” Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan said on BS Aquino’s SONA.  
 

Update on political prisoners’ fast: NBP PPs marched inside NBP compound in peach armbands—SELDA

The political detainees at the New Bilibid Prisons in Muntinlupa joined other political prisoners in the country in holding a fast from July 25 until July 28, in time for BS Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA). The fast intends to highlight the call to “Jail the plunderers, free all political prisoners”.
 
 

Zambasulta-Sabah Evacuation Docu Report

Zambasulta Documentation Report  

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