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Detained activist dies of Covid

Joseph Canlas, land defender and peasant leader, died from Covid-19 while in detention for what fellow activists have said are trumped-up charges.

Capiz administrator and journalist shot dead

Municipal administrator and former Capiz NUJP head John Heredia was murdered on May 2, 2021.

Barangay councilor in Camarines Sur shot dead

Froilan Oaferina III, a barangay councilor in Buhi, Camarines Sur, was shot dead in front of his family by cops who raided his home.

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.

Urban poor leader killed in ambush in Negros Occidental

Urban poor leader Jesus Passon was shot dead in Silay City, Negros Occidental on April 15, 2021.

Sangguniang Kabataan chair gunned down in Laguna

Reniel Matienzo, Sangguniang Kabataan chair for Lumban, Laguna, was shot dead in front of his family on April 13, 2021.

19-year-old worker killed by cop in Calamba, Laguna

A policeman shot and killed a 19-year old worker in Calamba, Laguna, over a misunderstanding on Sunday, March 28.

Calbayog mayor shot dead

Calbayog mayor Ronald Aquino and three of his bodyguards were killed in an ambush on March 8, 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.