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Karapatan condemns trumped-up charges vs peace consultant Suaybaguio, decries political persecution and planting of evidence

Karapatan strongly condemns the arbitrary arrest of another peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) on August 26, 2019, at around 2am. Peace consultant Esterlita Suaybaguio, 59, was abducted in her residence in Quezon City by police and military operatives, and was brought to Camp Caringal where she was interrogated. She is undergoing inquest proceedings on trumped-up charges of illegal possession of firearms and explosives.

Pambobomba sa Bikol, mariing kinukundena ng Karapatan

Mariing kinukundena ng Karapatan ang nangyaring pambobomba at walang habas na pamamaril ng mga elemento ng Philippine Air Force sa Brgy. Lidong, Caramoan, Camarines Sur noong Agosto 13, 2019.

Karapatan hits gov’t for continuing attacks vs. IP communities

As the number of Lumad leaders killed in Bukidnon rises, human rights alliance Karapatan vehemently assails the brazen and continuing attacks initiated by the government against indigenous communities.

Karapatan blasts interview of convicted butcher Palparan inside NBP

Human rights alliance Karapatan learned on August 22, 2019 that retired major general Jovito Palparan, Jr., who was sentenced to life imprisonment after being convicted of kidnapping and serious illegal detention of activists and University of the Philippines students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño, was interviewed by Mocha Uson, former assistant secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).

Trafficking and child abuse charges vs youth leaders, Colmenares over “missing activists,” a clear case of state harassment

"The youth are shaming Duterte and this administration with their determination, bold voices, and courage to fight for their principles.

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