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[Statement] On the Teachers’ Sit-Down Strike -TDC

On the Teachers’ Sit-Down Strike  “We support any action intended to push for a better compensation package for public school teachers. An increase in teachers’ salaries, in any amount would mean that the government officially recognizes its failure to provide a decent and dignified living for its maestras and maestros. Thus, we are one with our…

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[Blog] Utak Pulburang Rasista ni Jose Mario De Vega

Utak Pulburang Rasista ni Jose Mario De Vega Ang akdang ito ay tugon hinggil sa artikulong “‘Binay: Kulay-mahirap, asal-mahirap’—Trillanes” ni Rigoberto Tiglao na lumabas sa The Manila Times noong ika-28 ng Oktubre, na may kinalaman sa balahura at magaspang na pananalitang binitawan ni Senador Trillanes laban kay Bise Presidente Binay. Sang-ayon ako kay Ginoong Tiglao…

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[Press Release] New Data on CARP/ER Distribution Accomplishments Highly Questionable— farmers’ coalition calls for an independent audit; for the completion of the agrarian reform program -Focus on the Global South

New Data on CARP/ER Distribution Accomplishments Highly Questionable— farmers’ coalition calls for an independent audit; for the completion of the agrarian reform program The Save Agrarian Reform Alliance (SARA), a peasant-led umbrella coalition of people’s organizations, NGOs and human rights organizations, challenged the newly released Agricultural Indicators Systems by the Philippine Statistics Authority. The data…

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[Campaign] We are students, not customers! #EducationNot4Sale! -Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition

We are students, not customers! #EducationNot4Sale!  -Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition Students, Educators , Education advocates! In Solidarity with the International Student Movement, The Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition is calling for a National day of Action to reclaim Education. We will UNITE in solidarity, because no matter where we live, we face the same struggle against…

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[Resources] Keeping Land Local: Reclaiming Governance from the Market -Focus on the Global South

Keeping Land Local: Reclaiming Governance from the Market — learn about local struggles around the world to defend land and territory. Available as a free download at Keeping Land Local: Briefing Papers on Land Struggles, No. 3 | Focus on the Global South http://focusweb.org/landstruggles Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials.…

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[Press Release] Philippines: Five years later, no convictions under landmark anti-torture law -AI

Philippines: Five years later, no convictions under landmark anti-torture law Philippine authorities are failing to tackle torture as not a single perpetrator has been convicted under a landmark anti-torture law that came into effect five years ago today, despite evidence that the practice is prevalent, Amnesty International said. The Anti-Torture Act, passed on 10 November…

The ship that ravaged a community still stands as a reminder of what happened one year ago during typhoon Yolanda's landfall. www.facebook.com/ClimateWalkNow

[Press Release] 1,000 kilometer, 40-day Climate Walk Marches to Ground Zero Tacloban on Typhoon Haiyan Anniversary

1,000 kilometer, 40-day Climate Walk led by Philippine Chief Negotiator for UN Climate Talks Marches to Ground Zero Tacloban on Typhoon Haiyan Anniversary Dubbed as the Climate Walk: A People’s Walk for Climate Justice, the march gathered various environmental groups, celebrities, government officials, faith groups, youth, and individuals[i] during its launch last October 2 in…

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[Press Release] Workers in Leyte, still far from recovery a year after Haiyan -CTUHR

Workers in Leyte, still far from recovery a year after Haiyan Leyte–A year after Super Typhoon Haiyan battered Central Visayas, the working people of Leyte are still struggling to recover as poverty worsened with continued loss of jobs, lack of livelihood, inadequate government support and turtle-pace rehabilitation programs of the Aquino administration. Even those previously…

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[Announcement] Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) Closes Acceptance of Applications on November 10, 2014 at 12:00 midnight, Will Open Again Once Extension Is Granted By Law

Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) Closes Acceptance of Applications on November 10, 2014 at 12:00 midnight, Will Open Again Once Extension Is Granted By Law The Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board (HRVCB) wishes to advise all possible claimants that in view of the legally-set deadline of applications for reparation and recognition under RA 10368,…

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[Press Release] World-renowned Filmmaker Lav Diaz Dedicates His Latest Masterpiece, Storm Children, to Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan and to the Advocacy for Climate Revolution -DAKILA

World-renowned Filmmaker Lav Diaz Dedicates His Latest Masterpiece, Storm Children, to Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan and to the Advocacy for Climate Revolution The Philippine premiere of the latest masterpiece of world-renowned filmmaker, Lav Diaz, was held last November 4, 2014, Tuesday, 7pm at the Cinema 6 of Ayala Trinoma Mall. The Philippine premiere was presented…

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[Press Release] Land use group calls for a more serious implementation of CLUPs as part of OPARR’s Yolanda CRRP

Land use group calls for a more serious implementation of CLUPs as part of OPARR’s Yolanda CRRP In commemoration of the first year anniversary of the Yolanda disaster, the Campaign for Land Use Policy Now! Network is calling for a more serious implementation of land use policies, most especially in highly vulnerable areas. The network urges…