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[Statement] Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” -PAHRA

Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” August 11, 2014 The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) strongly condemns the merciless killing of a Manobo, Armando Campos y Adlawan, in Brgy. Ebro, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur. Reportedly, on the early morning of…

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[Blog] Obama and Netanhayu’s Israel in exterminating the Palestinian People is a Crime Against Humanity. By Jose Mario De Vega

The Joint War Criminality of Obama and Netanhayu’s Israel in exterminating the Palestinian People is a Crime Against Humanity By Jose Mario De Vega I refer to “Obama is a ‘war criminal’ for supporting Israel’s treatment of Palestinians – Cornel West”, RT Question More, August 06 with regard to the public speech delivered by a…

Breastfeeding Counselling in Yolanda-hit areas – A nurse from Save the Children's nutrition team visits Lolita and her two months old daugther in Palo, Leyte during a breastfeeding counselling session, a few months after Yolanda. Photo by SAVE THE CHILDREN

[From the web] Disasters and inequality could stop the Philippines hitting child mortality MDG target, Save the Children says.

Disasters and inequality could stop the Philippines hitting child mortality MDG target, Save the Children says. MANILA, Philippines – August 18 marks 500 days until the Millennium Development Goals reach their conclusion and the Philippines looks set to miss the target for reducing preventable child deaths. The 2015 MDG 4 target for Philippines is 20 deaths…

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[From the web] OHCHR welcomes arrest of Palparan

OHCHR welcomes arrest of Palparan BANGKOK (13 August 2014) – We welcome the arrest by the Filipino Army of former maj. general Jovito Palparan, which represents an important step towards addressing impunity for serious human rights abuses in the Philippines. Palparan was arrested this Tuesday after three years in-hiding. He was indicted in 2011 for…

Aug 25 peoples Initiative Against Pork Barrel

[Event] MILLION PEOPLE MARCH TO LUNETA AUGUST 26: SA ARAW NG MGA BAYANI. PROTESTA ng BAYAN!!!

MILLION PEOPLE MARCH TO LUNETA AUGUST 26: SA ARAW NG MGA BAYANI. PROTESTA ng BAYAN!!! On the first anniversary of the MILLION PEOPLE MARCH (MPM), on August 25 (Araw ng mga Bayani), 6am-1pm, let us gather at Luneta once more and continue our fight against ALL FORMS of PORK BARREL and CORRUPTION! Bring along family and friends to this FUN event of GENUINE PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT! Stand up, Sign up…