Gabriela Representative Emmi De Jesus filed today a resolution urging the house committees on Human Rights and National Defense to jointly conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on rape cases involving members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police as well as other law enforcement agencies.
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Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Luz Ilagan expressed today her outrage as she condemned the reported gang rape of a 21-yearold woman inside a military camp in Aroroy, Masbate.
“We strongly condemn this violence and abuse perpetrated by members of the 9th Infantry Batallion. We join the victim in her appeals for justice and demand a thorough and impartial investigation that will help ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are brought to justice at the soonest possible time,” said Ilagan.
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Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Luz Ilagan expressed today her outrage as another girl cried rape in the hands of men in uniform.
This, following reports that a 15-year old girl was raped and molested by three members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) after she was pimped by no less than the Barangay Chairman.
According to the 15-year old victim, she was raped by S/Sgt. Walter Candelaria and molested by two other men inside the PSG barracks after Bgy 637 Zone 65 Chairman Angelo Murillo sold her to the perpetrators.
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An Act Prohibiting All Retired And Active Military And Police Personnel, Including Officers, From Being Appointed In A Concurrent Or Any Other Capacity To The Positions Of Secretary, Undersecretary, Head or Member Of Governing Bodies Of Government-Owned Or Controlled Corporations And Agencies And Other Equivalent Positions
Puno ng kasinungalingan at isang uri lamang ng harassment na disqualification case na isinampa sa Commission on Elections (Comelec) laban sa mga senatorial candidates na sina Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Satur Ocampo at Gabriela party-list Rep. Liza Maza. read more »
“The instant petition is clearly and utterly baseless and therefore serves no other purpose than to harass me and waste the valuable time of the COMELEC. Apart from the mere citation of the applicable provision of the law on disqualifications, the Petition actually cites no ground upon which disqualification must be based, hence, the Petition must be dismissed,” said Senatorial candidate Rep. Liza Maza of Gabriela Women’s Party during a hearing today at COMELEC on a petition for disqualification against her.
MANILA, Philippines – Senatorial aspirant Representative Liza Maza of the Gabriela Women’s Party on Monday urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to junk the disqualification case filed against her by a former rebel saying that the petition is “baseless.” read more »
REP. Jovito Palparan (PL-Bantay) yesterday assailed the senatorial bids of Representatives Satur Ocampo (Bayan Muna) and Liza Maza (Gabriela), saying their candidacy is part of the Communist Party of the Philippines’ "obsession of taking over our country’s democratic and free government." read more »