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Media Release 21 March 2010 There is no official statement from either the Department of Health or the Philippine Medical Association stating that the 43 detainees are not health workers. According to Health Alliance for Democracy, neither the DOH nor the PMA has made any such statement and that once again, the desperate Armed Forces…

Dennis Rodinas, a lay worker of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines, was subjected to “custodial debriefing” at a military camp in Misamis Occidental and has not been heard from. His family is concerned that he may end up the latest victim of human-rights atrocities in the Philippines.

Members of the Council of Bishops of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines intensified their campaign for the release of Pastor Berlin Guerrero with a “Pilgrimage Walk for Justice and Freedom” at the Court of Appeals. BY RONALYN V. OLEA HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Bulatlat.com Vol. VIII, No. 29, August 24-30, 2008 Members of…

Two of the nine-member Philippine delegation of human rights defenders named the “Ecumenical Voice for Peace and Human Rights in the Philippines” shared the outcome of their lobbying efforts before various international organizations and entities in a press conference last week in Quezon City. BY EMILY VITAL Bulatlat Two of the nine-member Philippine delegation of…

BY JOHANN HEIN B. ARPON Bulatlat.com Emma Lapuz laments the fact that one year after the assassination of her husband, Rev. Edison Lapuz, conference minister of the North East Leyte Conference, United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), the killers have yet to be brought to justice. Emma Lapuz laments the fact that one…