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Women picket Camp Aguinaldo to condemn AFP’s airstrikes, abuses in Mindanao under martial law

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 23:10 -- gwp_prop

Gabriela Women’s Party, together with other women’s groups, held a protest in front of Camp Aguinaldo on Friday morning to express outrage over the military’s excessive use of force and rights violations in Mindanao with the martial law declaration as cover.

Peace will be elusive with 59 AFP, PNP men in key gov’t posts – Gabriela; HB banning military appointments must be approved

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 08:15 -- gwp_prop

“President Duterte has chosen to place peace saboteurs near the negotiating table by appointing in his first year 59 retired military and police officers to the Cabinet and other key government positions – officers who are not interested in socio-economic reforms at all.”

This was the statement of Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) Rep. Arlene Brosas as President Duterte appealed on Saturday to end the armed conflict so that the peace talks with the NDFP to proceed.

Luistro, DepEd as guilty as AFP in destroying Lumad children's future

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 08:05 -- gwp_prop

10 November 2015 - Women’s partylist group Gabriela said the Department of Education’s stubborn refusal to junk its Memorandum 221 makes it a clear and irrefutable accomplice in the harassment and closure attempts of Lumad schools and the destruction of Lumad children’s future.“For more than two years now, we have engaged the DepEd in several dialogues in order to bring its attention to the attacks against schools in indigenous communities.

Benjie Oliveros | Arroyo Regime Has No Respect For Human Rights And Democracy

Mon, 12/14/2009 - 07:00 -- CPU Intern2

Gordon: ‘Should We Declare Martial Law In Agusan Too?’

Thu, 12/10/2009 - 07:00 -- CPU Intern2

MANILA, Philippines - Faced with another hostage crisis this time in Agusan Del Sur, will the government also resort to martial rule to quell criminals?

This question was posed Thursday by Senator Richard Gordon during the joint session of Congress deliberating President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s Proclamation 1959 that placed under martial law the province of Maguindanao.

At least 57 people were massacred on November 23 by armed men believed to be supporters of the Ampatuan clan.

Party Lists Rally Against Martial Law In Congress

Mon, 12/07/2009 - 07:00 -- CPU Intern2

MANILA, Philippines - Party list lawmakers on Monday filed separate resolutions to revoke Proclamation 1959 placing Maguindanao province under martial law, even as Speaker Prospero Nograles filed his own in support of the move.

In filing House Resolution 1525, Nograles said he believes there was basis to place Maguindanao under martial rule following the grisly massacre of at least 57 people in the province on November 23.

Do They Want To Hide Proof Of Poll Fraud?

Sun, 12/06/2009 - 07:00 -- CPU Intern2

SENATE minority leader Aquilino Pimentel Jr. yesterday said senators are likely to vote against placing the Maguindanao province under the military rule to flush out perpetrators in the Maguindanao massacre.

At the House, militant lawmakers said they would fight against the declaration when sessions resume today.

President Arroyo was expected to have submitted by nine o’clock last night to Congress a report on the declaration of martial law through Proclamation No. 1959 which she signed late Friday.

Senators Oppose Arroyo’s Martial Law Proclamation

Sat, 12/05/2009 - 07:00 -- CPU Intern2

MANILA, Philippines--Most of the senators want to scrap it but majority of congressmen are all for it.

The Senate and the House of Representatives will hold a special joint session at 4 p.m. on Tuesday to address President Macapagal-Arroyo’s imposition of martial law in Maguindanao.

By that time, martial law in the province where the country’s worst election-related violence occurred on Nov. 23 would have been in effect for close to four days, and a number of senators on Saturday said the joint session should be held earlier.

GMA Should Suspend Ampatuans In Government Posts, Order Arrest Of State Forces With Blood In Their Hands- Maza

Thu, 11/26/2009 - 07:00 -- CPU Intern3

Rep. Liza Maza of Gabriela Women’s Party today challenged the Arroyo administration to immediately issue preventive suspension orders on all Ampatuans holding public office and order the arrest State forces allegedly involved in the massacre that killed at least 57 people in Maguindanao, especially within the 36 hour-period when the Department of Justice will ascertain the liability of Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr. in the incident.

GMA Should Suspend Ampatuans In Government Posts, Order Arrest Of State Forces With Blood In Their Hands- Maza

Thu, 11/26/2009 - 07:00 -- CPU Intern2

Rep. Liza Maza of Gabriela Women’s Party today challenged the Arroyo administration to immediately issue preventive suspension orders on all Ampatuans holding public office and order the arrest State forces allegedly involved in the massacre that killed at least 57 people in Maguindanao, especially within the 36 hour-period when the Department of Justice will ascertain the liability of Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr. in the incident.

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