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Bulatlat.com On April 28, 2006, the writer Axel Alejandro Pinpin and four companions were abducted in Sungay village, Tagaytay City, by the Philippine National Police and charged with rebellion. Pinpin’s companions, researchers Aristedes Sarmiento and Riel Custodio, together with local residents Enrico Ybañez and Michael Masayes, were on the way to attend Labor Day commemoration…

Constancio “Chandu” Claver, a doctor in Kalinga for the past 25 years, accused the government and the military of masterminding the attack that killed his wife, Alice, and traumatized his seven-year-old daughter Cassandra. “We believe that the killers of my wife are death squads brought here by the military and the Arroyo regime to try…

BY DENNIS ESPADA Bulatlat.com When Jaime Fuentes, a witness of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in the rebellion charges against six representatives and six other officials of progressive party-lists, removed his disguise, he was immediately recognized by volunteers of Karapatan-ST (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights-Southern Tagalog) as a military asset who harassed them…

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo BusinessWorld Posted by Bulatlat.com Many a young officer learns soon enough the yawning gap between the ideals that he learned in the military or police academy ­– courage, integrity, loyalty ­ and the reality of military and police establishments that have succumbed to the rot of corruption, dishonesty, favoritism and organized criminal…

BY ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com The 11 punks accused of being members of the clandestine New People’s Army (NPA) and raiding a military detachment in Cabiten, Mankayan, Benguet have found an ally in Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel Jr., who has urged law enforcement authorities to investigate their arrest and detention.…