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On the 30th year of Mendiola Massacre: Karapatan expresses support to NDFP’s proposals on socio-econ reforms

“Massacres of peasants continue because feudal bondage and the backward agricultural economy remain,” Karapatan Deputy Secretary General Jigs Clamor said today, on the commemoration of the 30th year of the Mendiola massacre. Thirteen (13) farmers were killed by State security forces under the Corazon Aquino administration, during a protest action in 1987.

On third round of talks: 392 political prisoners remain in jail, communities still attacked

“During the first round of peacetalks, the GRP already indicated its commitment to release political prisoners. But the third round of talks is opening with hundreds of political prisoners still in jail,” Jigs Clamor, Karapatan deputy secretary general, said. 
According to Karapatan, there are currently 392 political prisoners imprisoned in relation to the NDFP rebellion, 30 of them are elderly, 34 are women, and 122 of them are sick. “As a matter of justice and commitment, they should be released now,” Clamor concluded.

Pahayag ng mga bilanggong pulitikal sa pagbubukas ng usapang pangkapayapaan

Sinusuportahan namin ang magaganap na ikatlong round ng pormal na usapang pangkapayapaan sa pagitan ng Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) at National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) para talakayin ang Comprehensive Agreement on Socio-Economic Reforms (CASER) at iba pang sunbstansyal na usapin sa darating na Enero 19 hanggang 25 sa Rome, Italy. 

Rights violations will continue if Oplan Kapayapaan is Oplan Bayanihan 2.0

“If Oplan Kapayapaan of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is a continuum of Oplan Bayanihan, we expect that human rights and international humanitarian law violations will continue, especially in struggling communities and among the poor majority of peasants and workers,” Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said on the AFP’s new counter-insurgency program under the Rodrigo Duterte administration. 

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