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Karapatan slams Sara Duterte’s proposal for military conscription

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Military conscription violates basic civil and political rights, human rights alliance Karapatan asserted on Thursday, as the group slammed Sara Duterte’s proposal to make military service in the country mandatory should she become vice president.

Karapatan denounces killing of peasant couple in Sorsogon

Human rights alliance Karapatan expressed strong indignation on the killing of an elderly couple in Sorsogon, as the group warned that “the bloodbath in the Philippines will continue after the Duterte regime, if the next president will continue its murderous legacy and maintain the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).”

Karapatan lauds House passage of proposed bill on protection of rights defenders

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Duterte, NTF-ELCAC, etc must also be held accountable for the killing of Evangelista couple, other Bloody Sunday victims

While human rights alliance Karapatan welcomed the filing of murder complaints against the police personnel involved in the service of search warrants that killed fisherfolk leaders Ariel Evangelista and Ana-Mariz “Chai” Lemita-Evangelista during the Bloody Sunday raids throughout Southern Tagalog last March 7, 2021, the group asserted that President Rodrigo Duterte, officials of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), then-Philippine National Police (P


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