Day: February 23, 2010
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“After the warrantless arrests, the health workers were denied legal counsel and subjected to sleep deprivation and repeated interrogation while blindfolded and handcuffed. Some were tortured and sexually harassed. Are these the alleged feats that the AFP now honors?” decried Dr. Darby Santiago, chairperson of the Health Alliance for Democracy.
Press Release February 23, 2010 The militant Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP, Peasant Movement of the Philippines) said that the “Farmers as Importers Program” (FIP) is sham and was only intended to project that farmers are part of rice importation. KMP has said during deliberation at the House of Representatives that farmers would not engage…
Press Release February 23, 2010 The Junk VFA Movement today warned of the ever-expanding military engagement of the US armed forces in the Philippines with the planned Balikatan exercises to be held for the first time in Ilocos. Junk VFA convenor and former UP faculty regent Roland Simbulan doubted that the Balikatan events in Ilocos…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Migrante said it would flood the Kuwaiti government with appeals for Pawa’s life this week . The emir usually gives clemency to individuals on death row during the Kuwaiti Independence Day on Feb. 25.