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[Announcement] Job vacancies at ATM

The Task Force Detainees Philippines (TFDP) / Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), is looking for qualified applicants for the following full-time, project-based positions: 1. CO Supervisor 2. Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEAL) Officer 3. SoS Officer (Visayas) Kindly refer to the job descriptions and qualifications for each position below. Please send your resumes and application letters…

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[Press Release] Celebrities Support Discipline Without Harm -PETA ARTS Zone Project

Advocates of Positive Discipline: “Love Does Not Hurt!” Celebrities Support Discipline Without Harm Manila, Philippines — Children’s rights organizations and advocates of positive discipline gathered last May 21, 2015 at the Quezon City Sports Club to promote Positive Discipline as good parenting. The “Go Positive! Celebrity Advocate Media Launch” unveiled the newest addition to the…

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[Press Release] Online platform for global environmental policy review launches -ATM

Online platform for global environmental policy review launches Philippine environmentalists welcomed a global report on environmental policies as World Research Institute and The Access Initiative (TAI) launched the Environmental Democracy Index (EDI) in Washington, DC on May 20, 2015, 9:30 EDT. Environmental Democracy Index is the first online interactive public platform that tracks countries progress…

[Solidarity] Harassment and Assaults of Activists Continue in Vietnam Amidst Flurry of International Visits -Civil Rights Defenders

Harassment and Assaults of Activists Continue in Vietnam Amidst Flurry of International Visits 21 May 2015 In the first five months of 2015, assaults and harassment of activists and bloggers continue with almost absolute impunity in Vietnam. At least 27 petitioners, activists and bloggers, including 6 women, have been violently attacked and injured since January…

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[Urgent Appeal] Husband and daughter of murdered land rights activists suffer trauma -AHRC

Urgent Appeal Update: AHRC-UAU-003-2015 20 May 2015 —————————————————— [Re: PHILIPPINES: One farmer killed, three others wounded after they were shot for harvesting crops they cultivated on disputed land] —————————————————— PHILIPPINES: Husband and daughter of murdered land rights activists suffer trauma ISSUES: Human rights defenders; land rights —————————————————— Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)…

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[Blog] Pamantayan, Pag-iisip at Pagkatuto ni Jose Mario De Vega

Pamantayan, Pag-iisip at Pagkatuto[1] ni Jose Mario De Vega Isang Pagtatangkang Pag-aaral at Anotasyon sa Papel ni Dr. Zosimo E. Lee: Unang Bahagi[2] 1. Paano natin masasabi na tayo ay malaya? Kinakailangang may pamantayan upang masabi natin na tayo ay malaya. Ang pamantayang tinutukoy dito ay nagsisilbing pundasyon o alituntunin o maaaring tukuyin na mas…

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[From the web] ASIA: “We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform.” by Basil Fernando/AHRC

ASIA: “We need a new frontier in the human rights field. This frontier is the frontier of institutional reform.” by Basil Fernando This is a speech delivered by Basil Fernando at The Fifth Human Rights Cities Forum- As the Keynote address for the Special Session on Asian Human Rights – Human Rights in Asia and…

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[Statement] Welga ng mga manggagawa ng Tanduay para sa regular na hanapbuhay at makataong kondisyon sa paggawa! -TUDLA

Welga ng mga manggagawa ng Tanduay para sa regular na hanapbuhay at makataong kondisyon sa paggawa! Lucio Tan, ibigay ang kahilingan ng mga kontraktwal na tunay na lumilikha ng iyong yaman! Ganap na idinedeklara ng mga manggagawa ng Tanduay simula ngayon, Mayo 18, 2015, sa pangunguna ng Tanggulan Ugnayan Daluyang Lakas ng Anakpawis sa Tanduay…

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[Press Release] Indonesia: grant Mary Jane Veloso permanent reprieve from execution and abolish death penalty – ICJ

Indonesia: grant Mary Jane Veloso permanent reprieve from execution and abolish death penalty – ICJ Bangkok, Thailand / Geneva, Switzerland – In a letter sent this week, the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) urged President Joko Widodo to grant Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipino national on death row in Indonesia, a permanent reprieve from execution…

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[Press Release] Probe Mayor’s Alleged ‘Death Squad’ Links Davao Mayor Duterte Epitomizes Impunity for Extrajudicial Killings -HRW

Philippines: Probe Mayor’s Alleged ‘Death Squad’ Links Davao Mayor Duterte Epitomizes Impunity for Extrajudicial Killings (Manila, May 19, 2015) – The Philippine government should investigate Davao City’s Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for his possible role in summary executions in the city over the past decade, Human Rights Watch said today. Duterte has continued to espouse the…

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[Press Release] “Jail Kentex, subcon owners!”—PM

“Jail Kentex, subcon owners!”—labor group The militant Partido Manggagawa (PM) is calling for the criminal prosecution of the owners of Kentex Manufacturing and its subcontractor CJC Manpower Services. To highlight this call, some 50 PM members will troop this morning to the main office of the Department of Labor and Employment as Labor Secretary Rosalinda…