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Women artists, rights activists mount exhibit for women political prisoners

The Kababaihan sa Sining at Bagong Sibol na Kamalayan (Kasibulan)--an organization of women artists, human rights group Karapatan, poets from Kilometer 64, and relatives of political prisoners under Hustisya, opened the exhibit Wednesday with nineteen (19) portraits of women political prisoners.

PortrAYAL: Faces for Freedom 

More rights violations as APEC Summit takes place

"The BS Aquino government attempts to hide the images of extreme poverty and peoples' resistance in Metro Manila from the APEC delegates as its armed forces intensify operations to silence the people,” Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general as reports of rights violations reached Karapatan.  

BS Aquino lies on APEC’s benefits on Filipinos

The BS Aquino government is all set for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit Economic Leaders Meeting on November 18-19. 

APEC 2015 

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AFP can’t cover up atrocities vs Lumad by finger pointing

“Karapatan condemns the psy-ops (psychological operations) of the BS Aquino regime and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), which has become desperate and abominable in an attempt to obfuscate and distort facts on the human rights violations against the Lumad and the Filipino people.  The regime expects to turn public opinion in its favor and to justify further attacks against communities and schools in Mindanao,” said Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay. 


We strongly condemn the recent burning of our ALCADEV satellite school in Sitio Km. 30, Brgy. Padiay, Sibagat, Agusan del Sur! At around 2:00 in the morning of November 12, six unidentified men burned down the teachers’ cottage destroying books, school supplies, instructional and learning materials, stocks of rice, power generator set, audio-video equipment, sewing machine, kitchen utensils and farm tools. About 5,000 banana and abaca seedlings in the school nursery of hardwood and fruit trees located adjacent to the cottage were also destroyed.

Teacher's cottage of ALCADEV burned to the ground 

Teacher's cottage burned to the ground 


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