Just like the release of Cuban 5, SELDA calls Pope Francis to intercede for the release of political prisonerSubmitted on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:15
“It’s the year’s end and the AFP-PNP are just divvying up the booty,” said Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay on the reported awarding of P12.1 million to “four informants” who helped in the capture of alleged Abu Sayyaf members and a peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines Loida Magpatoc.
Peasant leader Antonio Flores, activists from Southern Tagalog, and delegates of the Manilakbayan ng Mindanao filed a complaint against officials and members of the Quezon City Police District in connection with the violent dispersal of protesters during the November 29 protest action in front of Pres. Benigno Aquino’s residence in Times Street, Quezon City. The complaint was filed before the Commission on Human Rights on December 12, two days after the commemoration of International Human Rights Day on December 10.