“Moro children continue to carry the brunt of the Mamasapano encounter aftermath, contrary to the government’s claim that everything ‘has gone back to normal.’”
By RONALYN V. OLEA
This year alone, four children have been killed. – Children’s Rehabilitation Center
By ROD TAJON Northern Dispatch VIGAN CITY – Human rights violations among children under Aquino’s Oplan Bayanihan only unmasks the program’s dreadful character, a child rights group said. Jacquiline Ruiz, executive director of Children’s Rehabilitation Center (CRC), an institution providing psychosocial help to children victims of state violence said that these incidents involved military units…
By MARYA SALAMAT
The Children’s Rehabilitation Center (CRC) had documented six cases of frustrated killings, four victims of torture, two illegal arrest and detention, two victims of rape and 136 children affected by forcible evacuation during Aquino’s first five months in office. In all these cases witnesses tagged state military forces as the perpetrators.
Some children of slain journalists still do not understand why their father or mother was killed. Others have come to accept the situation and have learned to be proud of what their parents did. BY RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat Dennis Rev Vigo, 15, seems to be like any ordinary teenager. A closer look, however, reveals…