[From the web] OPINION: Why no one should buy PNP’s claim of “mistaken identity” in journo arrest -ABS-CBN news

There are many what if’s – most of them dreadful – surrounding the Sunday (June 9) arrest of veteran Mindanao journalist and development worker Fidelina Margarita “Gingging” Avellanosa-Valle. A brief rundown of the case: Shortly past 11 a.m, journalists got an alert posted from Valle’s son, Rius, the Mindanao spokesperson of the Save Our Schools…

[Statement] Immediately release Maritess and Rosario, hold their torturers accountable so that it may not happen again to anyone -TFDP

Immediately release Maritess and Rosario, hold their torturers accountable so that it may not happen again to anyone Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) calls on the immediate implementation of the Review Resolution issued by the Department of Justice Secretary Leila De Lima and the immediate release of the two Agta women illegally arrested,…

[In the news] Aquino’s disturbing indifference -INQUIRER.net

Aquino’s disturbing indifference. Philippine Daily Inquirer February 20, 2012 We at the Campaign for Human Rights in the Philippines in the United Kingdom are deeply concerned with the Philippine government’s seeming lack of interest on reported irregularities and rights abuses in the arrest and continued illegal detention of Filipino artist Ericson Acosta. Acosta was arrested…

[Urgent Appeal] More families left homeless after violent demolition in San Juan – AHRC

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Forwarded Urgent Appeal: AHRC-FUA-002-2012 26 January 2012 —————————————— PHILIPPINES: More families left homeless after violent demolition in San Juan ISSUES: Arbitrary arrest and detention; Inhuman and degrading treatment; Poverty & adequate standard of living —————————————— Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding this appeal…