His appearance came a day after Police Regional Office Cordillera Regional Director R’win Pagkalinawan issued a shoot-to-kill order should he resist arrest.
Cordillera People’s Alliance and Bolinget’s family fear for his safety, noting that he can be subjected to a “tokhang-style execution” if he gets arrested and transported to Davao Del Norte for his case.
Political prisoner Rachel Mariano freed after charges against her were dismissed by the court.
For weeks before the shooting, elements of the 54th IB frequented Lee’s residence as well as the offices of IPM and Justice and Peace Advocates of Ifugao, of which Lee is also a member.
Kalinga tribes continue to defend their ancestral lands from threats of destructive projects.
As Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. brings his vice-presidential campaign to Baguio City, the Campaign Against the Return of the Marcoses to Malacañang (Carmma) reminded the people of the North to never forget martial law, and to say No to Bongbong Marcos. Political prisoners during martial law and members of progressive people’s organisations hang streamers on…
“The recent slapping of trumped-up charges of kidnapping and homicide against us 69 individuals bares the despotic and authoritarian nature of this regime.”
“The Armed Forces of the Philippines’ only reputation is their propensity to violate human rights and terrorize the Filipino people.”
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat.com LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET — The Benguet Federation of Small-scale Miners, Inc (BFSSMI) filed a complaint against Environment Secretary Ramon Paje for allegedly exceeding his authority on issuing the revised implementing rules and regulations (RIRR) for the People’s Small-scale Mining Act, saying these run counter to the law…
“We are not criminals! We are humans and we have the right to livelihood!”
By KIMBERLIE NGABIT-QUITASOL www.nordis.net LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Cut flower growers of Alno village in this capital town sought the intervention of the town council to curb the abusive extortion practice of some traffic enforcers along the national highways. Officers and members of the Alno Cut Flower Growers Association who were at the La Trinindad…