Rights groups slam Palace decision on PAL spin-off, support workers

Saying that workers’ rights and dignity should be the priority of President Benigno S. Aquino III administration, several human rights groups expressed dismay over the recent Malacañang ruling upholding the Philippine Airlines’ move to sub-contract its Airport Services, In-flight Catering, and Call Center Reservations Units. According to the PAL Employees Association (PALEA), this spin-off plan…

CHR on Child Abuse in the TV program Willing Willie

The Commission on Human Rights strongly condemns the “Willing Willie” episode aired on March 12, 2011 wherein a 6-year old boy named Jan-Jan Suan performed a “macho-dancing routine”. This is an exploitation of the child’s innocence and demeans his inherent dignity for entertainment’s sake. The multiple pressures exerted on Jan-Jan by the TV program’s host,…

‘Am I going to die today?’ – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

‘Am I going to die today?’ – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. Nation mourns for 1st Filipinos executed in China Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: Inquirer.net MANILA, Philippines—They were told they were to die only Wednesday morning. “I was the first one to see her,” Sally Villanueva’s younger sister Mylene Ordinario told radio dzBB from Xiamen,…

“Malungkot na araw… Patay na po ‘yung tatlong kababayan natin,” -Vice President Binay

“Malungkot na araw… Patay na po ‘yung tatlong kababayan natin,” Vice President Binay said in an interview with media. HROnlinePH extends our condolence to the relatives and friends of Sally Ordinario-Villanueva and Ramon Credo and Elizabeth Batain. ————————————– VP Binay confirms deaths of 3 convicted Pinoys in China – Pinoy Abroad – GMA News Online…

BT: Mediation at reconciliation meeting sa pagitan ng PAL at PALEA, isinasagawa ngayon sa Dole – Video – GMA News Online – The go-to site for Filipinos everywhere – Latest Philippine News

BT: Mediation at reconciliation meeting sa pagitan ng PAL at PALEA, isinasagawa ngayon sa Dole – Video – GMA News Online – The go-to site for Filipinos everywhere – Latest Philippine News. For the latest Philippine news stories and videos, visit GMANews.TV Related Articles Labor groups condemn P-Noy’s decision on PAL, will support PALEA’s planned…

Human rights groups launch workers’ handbook | Sun.Star

Human rights groups launch workers’ handbook | Sun.Star. Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on March 30, 2011. IT’S just a booklet, but it’s everything human rights workers need when dealing with enemies. Human rights groups, led by European Union (EU)-Philippines Justice Support Program (EPJust), launched yesterday a 34-page booklet titled Human Rights Defenders Handbook,…

Revillame treatment of dancing boy in tears criminal–CHR – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

Revillame treatment of dancing boy in tears criminal–CHR – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. Philippine Daily Inquirer First Posted 04:40:00 03/30/2011 Filed Under: Entertainment (general), Television, child abuse, Human Rights, Crime MANILA, Philippines—What the show “Willing Willie” did to Jan-Jan Suan, the 6-year-old boy who was told to simulate a striptease while in tears in…

Prayer vigil para sa 3 Pinoy na bibitayin sa China, sinimulan na ng CBCP at ilang cause-oriented groups

Source: http://www.dzmm.com.ph, Posted: 3:02 PM  03/29/2011       (Update 2) Sinimulan na kaninang alas 6:00 ng gabi ng Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) ang prayer vigil para sa tatlong Pinoy na nakatakdang bitayin sa China bukas matapos mahatulan dahil sa kasong drug trafficking. Pinangunahan nina CBCP Episcopal Commission for the Pastoral Care…

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Promulgation of execution set for 3 Filipinos in death row | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features

Promulgation of execution set for 3 Filipinos in death row | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. Source: abs-cbnNEWS.com Posted at 03/29/2011 2:35 PM | Updated as of 03/29/2011 3:04 PM MANILA, Philippines – The execution of the 3 Filipinos on death row in China will push through on March…

Congress urged to swiftly pass Anti-Enforced Disappearance Bill

Congress urged to swiftly pass Anti-Enforced Disappearance Bill The Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND) urged Congress to pass a bill that would punish those responsible for enforced disappearances. “We hope that through this, justice will be served to the families of disappeared,” FIND Secretary General Wilma Q. Tizon said, as the group welcomed…

Fire them – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

(Sharing Conrado de Quiros’ Column Theres The Rub, today he talks about the murder of Marlina Flores-Sumera- HRonlinePH) Fire them – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. Theres The Rub By Conrado de Quiros Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: inquirer.net Posted 22:02:00 03/28/2011 Filed Under: Media killings, Crime and Law and Justice, Police   AFTER I first…

Church drive vs RH bill form of violence against women—solon – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

(We are posting different news, articles etc that convey different views on the issue of the Reproductive Health Rights- HROnlinePH) Church drive vs RH bill form of violence against women—solon – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. By Cynthia Balana Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: inquirer.net, Posted 04:51:00 03/29/2011 Filed Under: Churches (organisations), Women, Family planning, Legislation…