Woman who accused Cebu cops of illegal detention and rape gunned down
Ritchie Nepomuceno, who had earlier accused Cebu cops of extortion and named one of them as having raped her, was shot dead in Cebu City on April 20, 2021.
The activists killed on Bloody Sunday
The March 7 "Bloody Sunday" was a big day of loss for activists in the Philippines. Within hours, the police and military served a total of 24 search warrants in the Calabarzon region, leading to 9 deaths and 6 arrests.
Five activists shot dead in Southern Tagalog raids
Five activists were killed and at least three others were arrested in what appeared to be government crackdown on progressives in Southern Luzon early this morning, March 7.
Lawyer for Tumandok, stabbed in Iloilo City
Angelo Karlo "AK" Guillen, a lawyer in one of the dozens of petitions against the controversial anti-terror law, was stabbed by masked men in Iloilo City on Wednesday night, March 3.
Police arrest lumad students and their teachers in Cebu City
Police, accompanied by Department of Social Welfare employees, arrested and detained 26 lumad students, teachers and elders on February 15, 2021. The students and their families have been given refuge by the University of San Carlos in Cebu after having been displaced from their ancestral land. Nineteen of those arrested were minors.