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Rights groups oppose another martial law extension in Mindanao

Dec 08, 2018 - 5:38 PM

Father Allan Khen Apus of Movement Against Tyranny says there has been 'a marked increased of of human rights violations' in Mindanao since martial law started there

Church groups condemn harassment: Defending poor, powerless not a crime

Oct 08, 2018 - 3:56 PM

'Hindi pwedeng hindi tayo magsasalita dahil ito ang misyon natin, ito ang purpose ng church, ang mag-minister sa mga api at dukha,' Reverend Marie Sol Villalon of the Promotions of Church People's Response says

The National Council of Churches in the Philippines and ts member churches, Iglesia Filipina Independiente and the United Church of Christ in the Philippines holds a press conference in Quezon City on October 8, 2018, denouncing the red tagging and human rights violations committed by the AFP

Gov't peace panel urges release of Aglipayan bishop

Jun 23, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Government chief negotiator Silvestre Bello III urges the DOJ to look into the case of Bishop Carlos Morales on humanitarian grounds

ARRESTED. Iglesia Fiilipina Independiente (IFI) Bishop Carlos Morales was arrested with a suspected communist rebel on May 11, 2017. File photo by the IFI Pagadian diocese

Aglipayan Church condemns arrest of its bishop

May 13, 2017 - 3:07 PM

The arrest and the filing of trumped up charges against Bishop Morales and his companions are but a brazen violation of their rights Obispo Maximo Ephraim Fajutagana says

BISHOP ARRESTED. Iglesia Fiilipina Independiente Bishop Carlos Morales was arrested with a suspected communist rebel on May 11, 2017. Photo by the IFI Pagadian diocese

Church leader arrested with 'most wanted' NPA commander in Ozamiz

May 12, 2017 - 9:13 PM

Iglesia Filipina Independiente bishop Carlos Morales says Rommel Salinas tagged by the military as a high ranking communist leader was only hitching a ride with them Thursday night