Appeals for Action
Victims of human rights violations, human rights workers and advocates charged with criminal offensessubmitted on Wed, 09/02/2015 - 18:14
Please join us in our call to stop criminalizing human rights work and advocacy; and withdraw false criminal charges against human rights victims, human rights workers and other leaders of people’s organizations assisting victims of military atrocities in Davao and Sarangani provinces in Mindanao. We also call on the military to pull-out troops from hinterland communities as their mere presence in these communities already endangers the civilian population.
submitted on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:39
UA Date : August 25, 2015
UA Case : Massacre/Extrajudicial Killing
submitted on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:33
Please join us in our call to release National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultants Maria Concepcion Araneta-Bocala and Ernesto Lorenzo and for the Government of the Philippines to respect the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) and other signed agreements with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).
submitted on Thu, 07/16/2015 - 16:25
APPEAL FOR ACTION
AFP files trumped-up criminal case vs.
Karapatan-Southern Mindanao Sec Gen and
leaders of people’s organizations
On several occasions, Karapatan–Southern Mindanao Secretary General Honey May Suazo has experienced threats, harassment, or intimidation, and surveillance in the course of her work as a human rights worker in the region.
submitted on Wed, 07/15/2015 - 14:54
On July 9, 2015, at about 11:15a.m., while former Rep. Liza Maza and Dr. Efleda Bautista of People’s Surge were on their way to Gate 5 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 to board Korean Air 622 bound for the scheduled 12:20pm flight to the US, Maza was informed by the airline ground staff that she cannot board the plane and that her checked-in luggage will be off-loaded.
submitted on Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:39
APPEAL FOR ACTION
CALL FOR THE IMMEDIATE PULL-OUT OF MILITARY TROOPS FROM
THE COMMUNITIES OF PEASANTS AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN MINDANAO
Please join us in our call for the immediate pull-out of AFP troops from the communities of peasants and indigenous peoples in Mindanao. There are at least three groups of evacuees from the provinces of Saranggani, Bukidnon and Davao del Norte. The evacuees, numbering to at least a thousand, are mostly indigenous peoples who left their homes starting May up to the present due to heavy military presence and intense combat operations in their respective communities.
submitted on Fri, 06/19/2015 - 17:57
APPEAL FOR ACTION
THREE CIVILIANS MASSACRED BY 69th IB-PA, 12-YEAR-OLD CHILD WOUNDED AND WOMAN LUMAD LEADER, HUSBAND STILL MISSING
Please join us in our call to immediately surface woman Lumad leader Aida Seisa and husband Henry and justice for the killing of tribal chieftain Datu Ruben Laydan Enlog, Jr., Randy Lavarcon Carnasa, and Oligario Quimbo by elements of the “Palparan battalion” 69th Infantry Battalion- Philippine Army (IBPA). Seisa’s house was strafed on June 14 in Paquibato, Davao City.
Chronology of Events
On June 10-12, 2015, Aida Seisa, spokesperson of Paquibato District Peasant Alliance (PADIPA), led a fact-finding mission to check on reports of aerial bombings and a series of human rights violations, including military encampments of the notorious 69th (IBPA) in several communities in Sitio Quimotod, Barangay Fatima, Paquibato District. A resident of Paquibato District, Seisa is familiar with the situation of the communities, thus, she gave the participants security guidelines safety in the conduct of the mission.
submitted on Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:56
Please join us in our call to immediately release illegally-arrested Norberto Burrico and Evelyn Flauta who were nabbed by joint forces of Special Action Force (SAF) and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Philippines National Police (CIDG-PNP) in Brgy. Niogan, Lemery, Batangas.
At around 6:00 a.m. last April 23, 2015, combined forces of the SAF and CIDG of the PNP illegally arrested farmers Evelyn Flauta and Norberto Burrico, common-law couple, in their home at Brgy. Niogan, Lemery, Batangas.
submitted on Mon, 06/08/2015 - 16:20
An appeal to condemn and stop military attacks on Lumad schools in Mindanao
by the Save Our Schools (SOS) Network
Greetings of Peace and Solidarity!
We are alarmed that 2,896 Lumad children will be denied of their right to education when the Aquino government closes down Lumad community schools in Davao del Norte.
submitted on Sat, 06/06/2015 - 12:00
Please join us in our call to stop harassment and surveillance of members and staff of progressive people’s organizations by military agents. The acts are attempts to disrupt the organizations’ activities and terrorize people involved in development and human rights work. The three incidents below happened in a span of three weeks.