Fight for accountability does not end with Corona conviction

News Release May 29, 2012 References: Renato M. Reyes, Jr (BAYAN secretary general) Eleanor de Guzman (BAYAN dep-secretary general) While we welcome the decision of the Senate to convict Chief Justice Renato Corona for culpable violation of the Constitution and betrayal of public trust, we believe that the fight for true accountability in government has … Continue reading Fight for accountability does not end with Corona conviction

The Free the 43 Committee Visits the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver

Vancouver. -- The Free the 43 Committee (B.C. Canada) personally delivered its letter of concern to the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver early this afternoon, November 8, 2010. The Free the 43 Committee was represented by Yvon and Valerie Raoul, both members of the 2010 International Observers Mission to the Philippines, Atty. Gail Davidson, Founder … Continue reading The Free the 43 Committee Visits the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver

Morong 43 health workers remain defiant despite military mistreatment – exclusive photos

18 Apr 2010; Sat; 6:57 am by: Edre Olalia Please find below the first known public group pictures of the 43 Morong health workers. These were taken immediately after the hearing yesterday before the Morong Regional Trial Court on the issue of their transfer from a military camp to a civilian police jail. There is … Continue reading Morong 43 health workers remain defiant despite military mistreatment – exclusive photos

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines statement on the continued detention of the Morong 43

The illegal arrest and continued detention of the “Morong 43” in a military facility represent serious threat to the civil liberties of the Filipino people. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) follows with grave concern the shifting accusations of the military against the health workers, the conflicting positions of government authorities on the … Continue reading Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines statement on the continued detention of the Morong 43

Demand the Immediate and Unconditional Release of the 43 Healthcare Workers!

Feb 16th, 2010 Dear Friends, I want to urge you to help us in the effort to demand that the Philippine military release the 43 healthcare workers that were illegally arrested and detained on February 6, 2010 in Morong, Rizal, Philippines. This issue is close to my heart because I know what it feels like … Continue reading Demand the Immediate and Unconditional Release of the 43 Healthcare Workers!

43 health workers enter court handcuffed to soldiers

Update in fight to free the 43: first-hand report on Court of Appeals hearing held February 15, 2010 by Renato Reyes When the 43 arrested health workers were brought to the auditorium of the Court of Appeals, each was handcuffed to a soldier. If they were going to the rest room, they would be accompanied … Continue reading 43 health workers enter court handcuffed to soldiers

BAYAN Canada condemns the illegal arrest of 43 health workers in Philippines

News Release February 7, 2009 BAYAN Canada condemns the illegal arrest of 43 health workers in Rizal, Philippines; calls on Canadians and the Canadian government to demand for their immediate release BAYAN-Canada, an alliance of Filipino progressive organizations across the country, strongly condemns the illegal arrest of 43 community health workers and professionals in the … Continue reading BAYAN Canada condemns the illegal arrest of 43 health workers in Philippines

THE STRUCTURE OF REACTIONARY VIOLENCE

Press Statement 27 November 2009 THE STRUCTURE OF REACTIONARY VIOLENCE AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES By Prof. Jose Maria Sison Chairperson International League of Peoples' Struggle The International Coordinating Committee and all member-organizations of the International League of Peoples' Struggle condemn with all their moral conviction and strength the monstrous massacre of at … Continue reading THE STRUCTURE OF REACTIONARY VIOLENCE