‘Degrading and inhuman to arrest persons not properly wearing mask’ – lawyers group

“The militarist and punitive framework of policing the pandemic in the form of policies resulting in mass arrests and detention of alleged violators runs counter to the purpose of quarantine protocols which is to protect and uphold people’s health.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Cruel, degrading and inhuman punishment. This is the… Continue reading ‘Degrading and inhuman to arrest persons not properly wearing mask’ – lawyers group

12 Zambales youth activists released after Labor Day arrest

Twelve youth activists were released after three days of detention. (Photo from the Facebook account of Free Zambales 12 Network) The police and military also forced the victims to sign a document linking them to the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA), CEGP said. By ARNETH ASIDDAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Twelve… Continue reading 12 Zambales youth activists released after Labor Day arrest