[Statement] TFDP GA Statement of Support for PALEA

TFDP GA Statement of Support for PALEA We, delegates and participants of the 16th National General Assembly of the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), in renewing our commitment to human rights, particularly to its universality, as originally conceived in its establishment in 1974 by the Association of the Major Religious Superiors in the…

[Statement] Never again to martial law! Continue to uphold, defend and advance our basic rights!- SANLAKAS

NEVER AGAIN TO MARTIAL LAW! CONTINUE TO UPHOLD, DEFEND AND ADVANCE OUR BASIC RIGHTS! (SANLAKAS Statement / 21 September 2011) Exactly thirty-nine years ago today, our country and people officially became national prisoners enslaved and repressed by the fascist Marcos dictatorship.  Although Marcos publicly declared military rule only two days afterward, September 21, 1972 shall…

[Press Release] PALEA dismisses economic sabotage, illegal strike cases; announces big protest tomorrow

The Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) dismissed threats of an economic sabotage case from the government and an illegal strike suit from the management of Philippine Airlines (PAL). “We are confident that PALEA’s protest against contractualization last Tuesday is within the bounds of the Constitutionally-guaranteed right to seek redress of grievances,” declared Gerry Rivera, PALEA…

[Event] Protest rally to smash light-bulbs on NAPOCOR SEAL – SANLAKAS

SANLAKAS- MEDIA ADVISORY PROTEST RALLY TO SMASH LIGHT-BULBS ON NAPOCOR SEAL (to symbolize the growing anger of the basic masses against high electricity rates in the country) 10:30 a.m.  TOMORROW (September 30,2011) @ NAPOCOR (Quezon Avenue corner BIR Road, Q.C.) SANLAKAS ASSEMBLY AREA (at 9:30a.m.): Bantayog ng mga Bayani entrance (between Centris Mall and NAPOCOR…

[Statement] Statement of the Philippine LGBT Hate Crime Watch concerning the position of President Aquino on LGBT Rights

GET REAL, MR. PRESIDENT:  Statement of the Philippine LGBT Hate Crime Watch concerning the position of President Aquino on LGBT Rights THE PHILIPPINE LGBT HATE CRIME WATCH, a diverse, inclusive, and non-partisan community of individuals and organizations dedicated to ending prejudice and hate crimes targeting LGBT Filipinos, is calling on President Benigno Simeon Aquino III…