Batangas court junks charges vs red-tagged store owner

Lamberto Asinas after his release from the Batangas Provincial Jail. (Photo courtesy of Public Interest Law Center) “Simply put, the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines] and Philippine National Police (PNP) had no solid, intelligent basis before launching massive operations in a rural sitio in Nasugbu, Batangas in April 2020.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL… Continue reading Batangas court junks charges vs red-tagged store owner

2 elderly, ailing peasant activists arrested in Caraga

L-R: Ailing peasant activists Marcela Diaz and Virgilio Lincuna of Caraga region (Image collage from photos of KMP-Caraga) MANILA – Peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas is calling for the release of their two elderly and ailing leaders who were arrested on “trumped-up charges” in separate incidents in Caraga region on May 14. Police arrested… Continue reading 2 elderly, ailing peasant activists arrested in Caraga

Prosecutor junks murder charges against 2 activists in Bicol

Pastor Dan San Andres and Jenelyn Nagrampa (Contributed photo) By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Office of the Provincial Prosecutor of Camarines Sur dismissed the murder charges filed by the police and the military against two activists for lack of probable cause. In a resolution dated Feb 26, 2021, Prosecution Attorney Sean… Continue reading Prosecutor junks murder charges against 2 activists in Bicol