[In the news] Facebook profile pics go ‘desap’ for Int’l Day of the Disappeared- InterAksyon.com

Facebook profile pics go ‘desap’ for Int’l Day of the Disappeared Posted on August 30 by Joseph Holandes Ubalde, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines—If you open your Facebook and see that your friends’ profile pictures have gone missing, don’t worry: this is just the latest Internet meme that has spread like wildfire throughout the popular social networking…

[In the news] Palparan aide denies hand in activists’ abduction | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features

Palparan aide denies hand in activists’ abduction | ABS-CBN News | Latest Philippine Headlines, Breaking News, Video, Analysis, Features. MANILA, Philippines – The security aide of retired army Major General Jovito Palparan accused of taking part in the abduction of University of the Philippines (UP) student activists Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno personally appeared in…

[In the news] QC informal settlers resist demolition; negotiations ongoing – Inquirer.net

QC informal settlers resist demolition; negotiations ongoing. By Chona Yu, Karen Boncocan 990AM, INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippine – Tensions rose as authorities attempted to demolish some 1000 houses in Barangay (village) Old Balara in Quezon City Wednesday morning but authorities are trying to prevent an outbreak of violence through negotiations, according to reports culled by INQUIRER.net.…

[Photo Blog] We have RAGED!

More than a hundred advocates gathered in Quezon City Circle to commemorate the International Day of the Disappeared.  Led by the Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND) and Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearance (AFAD) together with members of the Coalition Against Enforced Disappearance (CAED), the group held a Run Against Enforced Disappearance tagged as…