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AFP Claim that Andrea received ‘best’ medical care, NOT TRUE

AFP Claim that Andrea received ‘best’ medical care, NOT TRUE

 

This is a statement by the Dr. Geneve Reyes, one of the attending physicians of Andrea Rosal. Dr. Reyes is a volunteer doctor for the human rights organization Health Action for Human Rights.

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6th Death Anniversary of Crispin "Ka Bel" Beltran

Family and friends pay respect to Ka Bel's 6th death anniversary at Plaza Miranda, Manila last May 20, 2014.

Connecting the dots By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo of Streetwise

Three seemingly unconnected events have been unfolding in the past days and weeks – the expose on the “Napolist” or list of legislators acting as alleged partners-in-crime of pork barrel scam queen Janet Napoles;  the death of two-day-old Diona Rosal, baby girl of Andrea Rosal who the military claims is a top-ranking New People’s Army commander and who also happens to be the daughter of renowned Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army spokesman “Ka Roger” Rosal; and th  read more »

Baby Rosal's last wake

Political detainee Andrea Rosal, daughter of revolutionary martyr Gregorio "Ka Roger" Rosal, visits the last wake of her baby daughter Diona who died at birth after being deprived of proper medical attention by the Aquino government. Makabayan President Satur Ocampo reads in full the statement of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon and other detainees from Camp Crame. Local and international supporters vow to pursue justice for Andrea Rosal and all political prisoners.  read more »

6th Death Anniversary of Crispin "Ka Bel" Beltran

Family and friends led by Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center (CBBRC) commemorate Ka Bel on his 6th death anniversary at Plaza Miranda, Manila last May 20, 2014.

Makabayan bloc tears EDCA copies during Congress hearing to protest onerous deal

(Video from Bayan Muna) The Makabayan bloc led by Bayan Muna Rep.Neri Colmenares, together with ACT Teachers partylist Rep.Antonio Tinio, Rep.Carlos Zarate, Anakpawis partylist Rep.Fernando Hicap and Kabataan partylist Rep.Terry Ridon tore copies of the EDCA at the Congress hearing to highlight their protest against the onerous deal that would make the whole Philippines the largest US military base in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA9X6-1-7RE&feature=youtu.be

HRW reveals terror by 'Tagum Death Squad'; blames gov't inaction

Human Rights Watch revealed the existence of a "death squad" in Tagum City, Davao del Norte formed, funded, equipped, and directed by former mayor Rey Uy.  In a press conference, HRW said that about 298 extrajudicial killings can be attributed to the said "death squad" which may have killed not only "undesirables" but a judge, a journalist, and business persons as well.
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