Arrest of peace consultant, rights advocates violates peace agreements – Karapatan

Karapatan condemned the arrest of a peace consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), along with four other companions in Laguna on October 15, 2018, as part of the “Duterte government’s relentless and gross violation of previously signed peace agreements with the NDFP, particularly the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG) and the Comprehensive Agreement on the Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL).” 
 
(From the left: Hedda Calderon, Ireneo Atadero, Edisel Legaspi, Adel Silva, and Julio Lusania)