Mothers of disappeared UP students: Badoy's Palparan interview "a travesty of justice"

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Mothers of disappeared UP students Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan called “a travesty of justice” yesterday’s interview of NTF-ELCAC spokesperson Lorraine Badoy of convicted retired general Jovito Palparan, but at the same time called it “a cheap, desperate attempt to vindicate criminals and rights violators.”

Families of desaparecidos call to surface missing peace consultant Edwin Alcid, support calls to resume peace talks

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Rights group Desaparecidos (Families of the Disappeared for Justice) called to surface National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultant Edwin Alcid, and supported the calls to resume the peace talks, just a few months before the country elects a new president in the May 2022 elections.

Karapatan welcomes release, junking of trumped-up charges against Dr. Natividad Castro

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Karapatan sounds alarm over abducted and arrested NDFP peace consultants, urges resumption of peace talks

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Human rights watchdog Karapatan called for the surfacing of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultants Edwin Alcid and Ezequiel Daguman as well as the release of Esteban Manuel Jr. and Ramon Patriarca, as the group called for the resumption of the peace talks between the government and the NDFP amid the recent attacks against NDFP peace consultants.

Marcoses stealing from Filipinos twice over for refusing to pay taxes, martial law survivors and rights defenders say

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The Marcoses’ refusal to pay their taxes is “stealing from Filipinos twice over,” martial law survivors and human rights defenders asserted on Wednesday as they pressed calls for the late dictator’s family to pay their P203.8 billion worth of deficiency estate taxes to the Philippine government.

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.

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