The U.N.’s top human rights official demanded Wednesday that all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip refrain from indiscriminate attacks on civilians, warning that violations may amount to war crimes.
By Cynthia D. Balana
“No collateral damage in military operations.” This was the stern warning of the newly installed Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr., to his men on Tuesday, as he began his tour of the various military headquarters in the country.
By Allan Nawal
, Frinston Lim
, Germelina Lacorte
, Orlando Dinoy
The human rights group Karapatan in Southern Mindanao has claimed that “state agents” were most likely behind the July 19 murder of Gregorio Gelacio, the father of the 9-year-old girl killed during a military operation in New Bataan, Compostela Valley, about seven years ago.
By Germelina Lacorte
Jobless and widowed, Rowena, 44, continues to break into tears each time she recalls her ordeal during martial law.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Tell your stories and claim your rights, an official of the Human Rights Victims Claims Board (HRVCB) on Friday urged victims of martial law, as the Nov. 10 deadline for the filing of claims approaches.