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PCGG abolition a treacherous move to block the recovery of Marcos ill-gotten wealth - SELDA

Rights group SELDA (Samahan ng Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto) condemns the passage of House Bill 7376 by the House of Representatives abolishing the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and transferring its powers and functions to the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG).

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. 

Political prisoners end hunger strike, fast

“Ang pakikibaka para makamit ang hustisyang ipinagkait sa aming mga bilanggong pulitikal ay bahagi ng kabuuang laban para sa karapatang pantao (The struggle for justice long denied to political prisoners is part of the people’s struggle for human rights)” said political prisoners (PPs) from Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City in a statement, as 76 PPs ended their hunger strike  today, International Human Rights Day. At least 122 PPs also participated by fasting. 
 
 

Youth political prisoners join hunger strike for freedom

Since yesterday, December 7, youth political prisoners in several detention centers nationwide have been on hunger strike to strengthen the call for the release of all political prisoners. 
 
 

Political prisoners across the country lament Ocasla’s passing, set to mount hunger strike and fast to demand immediate release

Political prisoners from the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), Taguig City Jail, Samar Provincial Jail, Compostela Valley Provincial Rehabilitation Center (CVPRC), and Davao Penal Colony (DAPECOL) are all mourning for the death of fellow political prisoner Bernabe Ocasla, who died last November 28, 2016 after three days in coma. 
 
 

Two ailing, elderly political prisoners currently in hospitals

Yesterday, December 4, 2016, at 8 a.m., another elderly and ailing political prisoner, Apolonio Barado, was admitted to the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) hospital in Muntinlupa City due to chest pains. 

Nine Supreme Court magistrates betrayed us - SELDA and CARMMA

The nine Supreme Court magistrates have betrayed the martyrs and heroes who suffered and died at the hands of state security forces of a tyrannical dictatorship. The nine Supreme Court magistrates have betrayed the whole Filipino nation and our history.

 

Release all political prisoners, especially sick and elderly prisoners

A day before the resumption of the second round of formal talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) peace panels, the Samahan ng mga Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (SELDA) renewed its call to immediately release all political prisoner (PP) through general amnesty, especially the ailing and elderly political prisoners, PPs detained for more than a decade and women political prisoners.
 
 

Victims to Marcoses: Move On, Answer for Your Crimes

"To 'move on' without justice is simply not possible for the thousands, even millions, of victims of the Marcos dictatorship. Instead, it is the Marcoses who should move on,” said Danilo Dela Fuente, spokesperson of SELDA, today during the Supreme Court oral arguments on the petitions against late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Former political prisoners and torture survivors during martial law, including dela Fuente and other personalities, were the first batch of those who filed the petition.  

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Martial Law victims to SC: Stop Marcos burial at LNMB

Martial Law victims led by former political detainees and people’s organizations filed a petition at the Supreme Court Monday, August 15, for Certiorari and Prohibition with Application for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and/or Writ of Preliminary Injunction to disallow the burial of the deposed dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB).

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