[Press Release] Philippine Government Misusing Covid-19 Law Against Critics -HRW

Philippine Government Misusing Covid-19 Law Against Critics Activists Charged with Sedition, ‘Fake News’ By Carlos H. Conde Philippine authorities are increasingly using the Covid-19 pandemic and new public health restrictions as an excuse to charge political opponents and activists with criminal offenses. The latest targets were seven activists trying to distribute food aid last week…

[From the web] The Role of Activists in a Persistently Militarized Democracy – by Fr. Robert Reyes

by Fr. Robert Reyes Source: http://www.facebook.com/notes/f-robert-reyes/ We were all wearing red, the color of rage. It was a “Run Against Enforced Disappearance” or RAGED. Since Martial Law FIND or the Families of the victims of enforced disappearance has documented 2,160 victims of enforced disappearances. Six victims have been reported under the present Aquino Administration. Forced…