Manilakbayan 2015 participant killed
“AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Hernando Iriberri’s statement to ‘declare remaining 12 provinces’, mostly Davao and Caraga provinces, as ‘peaceful and ready for development’ literally means death to the civilians in these regions,” Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general said. Right after this year’s first command conference of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, it has gone on a killing bonanza, “with four victims of extrajudicial killing in the Davao and Compostela provinces alone.”
“The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) is BS Aquino’s ex-deal for an increased US military assistance at the expense of our nation’s sovereignty,” Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general, said today as they supported groups which filed the motion for reconsideration on the Supreme Court’s decision stating that EDCA is constitutional.
"Killing a child is the peak of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Alamara paramilitary group's monstrosity," Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general on the recent killing of Lumad child Alibando Tingkas, 15, a grade 3 pupil of Salugpungan Ta Tanu Igkanugon Learning Center in Talaingod, Davao del Norte. Tingkas was killed by the Alamara paramilitary group.