Southern Tagalog

As ManiLakbayan reaches Luzon: Minda, STagalog sectors unite in fight vs. landlessness, militarization

As protest-marchers of the Manilakbayan ng Mindanao are expected to set foot in Southern Tagalog region this week, the people of Quezon and various sectors from the region have vowed to unite with their Mindanao counterparts on their march against militarization and landlessness.

Militant groups expose worsening human rights situation in Quezon, announces formation of task force against militarization

Different sectoral groups from Southern Tagalog led by KARAPATAN-ST and KASAMA-TK today held a press conference to expose the worsening human rights situation in the southern part of Quezon, which they said was caused by intensifying militarization of the rural communities in the said area.

Karapatan decry attacks on 2 women human rights defenders, raise alarm over rising extrajudicial killings

Sixteen killed before end of 1st Quarter 2009
Karapatan decry attacks on 2 women human rights defenders, raise alarm over rising extrajudicial killings

The human rights watchdog Karapatan today decried the shooting of two women human rights defenders in Laguna and sounded the alarm over the rising extrajudicial killings.

Sabina Ariola, 51 and Adelaida Calosa, 48 was shot at around 8:25 AM yesterday, March 23, 2009. Sabina, who was hit in the abdomen died at 11 o’clock in the evening and Adelaida who was hit on the face is undergoing medical treatment.

“We condemn in the strongest possible terms, the attacks on human rights defenders Sabina Ariola and Adelaida Calosa,” said Marie Hilao-Enriquez, Secretary General of Karapatan.

Felipe Lapa

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