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Karapatan condemns worrisome and escalating attacks on journalists amid upcoming elections

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Remulla and Lacson’s red-tagging of Robredo’s Cavite sortie should be an election offense

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Dismissal of charges vs arrested unionist proves warrants issued by Villavert are based on outright lies

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Promotion of “search warrant factory” judge on Bloody Sunday anniversary a slap in the face of justice

Human rights alliance Karapatan decried on Tuesday President Rodrigo Duterte’s appointment of Vice Executive Judge Jose Lorenzo Dela Rosa as associate justice of the Court of Appeals yesterday — exactly a year after three of the search warrants he issued led to the murder of Emmanuel “Manny” Asuncion as well as the illegal arrests of Elizabeth Camoral and Esteban Mendoza during the Bloody Sunday raids in Southern Tagalog.

A year after Bloody Sunday raids, Karapatan asserts: Duterte, NTF-ELCAC must also be held accountable

A year after the Bloody Sunday raids in the Southern Tagalog region which killed nine activists and led to the arrest of four others, human rights watchdog Karapatan lamented that justice remains elusive for the victims and their families as “similar attacks, atrocities, and violence against activists and human rights defenders continue with rampant impunity” through the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC).