“The appalling inhumanity of the State does not end with their gruesome, extrajudicial killings: they continue to deny the remains of their victims from death to funeral while putting their families to the torturous experience and misery of having to beg on their knees for the remains of their own loved ones.”
Day: March 11, 2021
Manny Asuncion: A worker who embraced the bigger fight for social justice
Manny Asuncion was the very definition of an organizer: patient with the masses, always willing to serve the people, and filled with righteous anger against injustice.
‘Funeral arrest’ new modus of police, military?
By RAYMUND VILLANUEVA and JOSEPH CUEVAS Kodao Productions Government forces may have invented another practice against families of victims of deadly police operations: funeral arrest. Families and human rights workers have been kept inside a funeral parlor in Antipolo City since Wednesday night, March 10, by the Philippine National Police (PNP). As many as 23…