[Statement] Release all May 1 political prisoners now! -BMP

Release all May 1 political prisoners now! Socialist labor alliance Pagkakaisa ng Uring Manggagawa (PAGGAWA) strongly condemns the PNP’s arrest of labor leaders BMP Vice President Lito Rastica and Reynaldo Dulay on the morning of May 1, 2020, at Rodriguez, Rizal. The two were arrested for leading a picket protest to mark International Worker’s Day…

[Action Alert] Release of low-risk offenders and those most vulnerable persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), including the sick and the elderly, and victims of political incarcerations, to help decongest jails and protect all PDLs from the COVID-19 pandemic -TFDP

ACTION ALERT: Release of low-risk offenders and those most vulnerable persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), including the sick and the elderly, and victims of political incarcerations, to help decongest jails and protect all PDLs from the COVID-19 pandemic 27 April 2020 Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you…

[Featured Story] Political Prisoner Longs for Freedom, The Story of Juanito Itaas (Part 1)- TFDP

Political Prisoner Longs for Freedom, The Story of Juanito Itaas (Part 1) by Task Force Detainees of the Philippines HRonlinePH.com published this article by TFDP in July 2011. We decided to reshare this article one more time in support of TFDP’s #FREEourDEFENDERS Campaign. Amidst the sound of merrymaking, Juanito Itaas addressed the visitors and his…

[Petition] Support the Political Prisoners’ Hunger Strike for Freedom and Human Rights! Sign Petition NOW!

SUPPORT THE POLITICAL PRISONERS’ HUNGER STRIKE FOR FREEDOM AND HUMAN RIGHTS! FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS! Dear All, On July 25, 2011, political prisoners and detainees around the country started their nationwide HUNGER STRIKE for freedom and human rights. This is to express their concern over: 1) government’s lack of explicit national policy on human rights;…

[Press Release] Political Prisoners press for freedom for their ailing comrade after Araw ng Kalayaan

Political prisoners in New Bilibid Prison (NBP) pressed government to release their ailing comrade Mariano Umbrero in line with Independence Day. Juanito Itaas, the longest held political prisoner, convicted for the killing of Col. James Rowe, through the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), a human rights group, is calling the attention of President…