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One of two kidnapping case against Tiamzons dismissed

One of the two kidnapping charges against peace consultants Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria Tiamzon was dismissed yesterday by the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 81. Sgt. John Jacob, complainant-witness in one of the cases, failed to appear in court at yesterday’s pre-trial hearing, which resulted to the dismissal of one of the charges.

Witness testimony reaffirms Palparan role in the abduction, torture of two missing UP students

"Witness Raymond Manalo remained consistent and unshakable despite Palparan lawyers' attempt to discredit him," Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general said after the hearing of the trial of People of the Philippines vs. Ret. Maj. Gen. Jovito S. Palparan Jr."This is because Raymond speaks of the truth," Palabay added.

Karapatan hits BS Aquino gov’t neglect of Veloso,OFWs on death row

Philippine human rights group Karapatan denounced the BS Aquino regime’s gross criminal negligence of overseas Filipino workers on death row, especially in the case of Mary Jane Veloso. 
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Urgent Appeal for Internally Displaced Persons in Maguindanao and North Cotabato

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13 illegally arrested on planted evidence, preposterous testimony

“Karapatan demands the immediate release of 13 civilians including an accredited peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines as the arrest and detention is illegal and smacks of foul play and dirty tricks,” said Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan.


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