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[Statement] THE CAPION MASSACRE -HRD-Pilipinas

THE CAPION MASSACRE The Human Rights Defenders-Pilipinas (HRDP) express its deep concerns regarding information from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) about the killing of a B’laan tribal leader who fought against the entry of a mining company, including the death of her two (2) sons and wounding of her lone daughter. The…

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[Press Release] US Court of Appeals upholds $354 Million contempt award against Senator Marcos and Imelda Marcos -Claimants1081

US Court of Appeals upholds $354 Million contempt award against Senator Marcos and Imelda Marcos On Wednesday the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a contempt judgment against Senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Imelda Marcos and the Estate of Ferdinand E. Marcos. The judgment, $353.6 million, is believed to be the largest…

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[Isyung HR] A rights’ propaganda by Mokong Perspective

Isyung HR: A rights’ propaganda. by Mokong A proud PNoy was quoted in several news articles saying “a very vocal leftist community in the Philippines is very good at propaganda on human rights but I think the record speaks for itself.” I searched for the definition of the term propaganda for the sake of clarity.…

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[Advisory] Press Conference: Commemoration of the 15th Anniversary of the IPRA -ATM

MEDIA ADVISORY Press Conference: Commemoration of the 15th Anniversary of the IPRA October 29, 2012 (Monday) / Time: 10:30 am at Treehouse Restaurant, Matalino St., Teacher’s Village, Quezon City Main Guest: Rep. Teddy Brawner Baguilat, Lone District of Ifugao and Chairperson of House Committee on National Cultural Communities (or Indigenous Peoples) Panelists: Datu Ed Banda…

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[Urgent Appeal] About the killing of family members of a B’laan tribe leader opposed to the entry of SMI in their ancestral domain area -TFDP

[Urgent Appeal] About the killing of family members of a B’laan tribe leader opposed to the entry of SMI in their ancestral domain area -TFDP Dear friends, Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) writes to inform you about the killing of family members of a B’laan tribe leader opposed to the entry of Sagittarius…

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[People] AN ENCOUNTER by Judy A. Pasimio

AN ENCOUNTER by Judy A. Pasimio LILAK (Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights) Imagine this. It was past 6:00 in the morning. The sun has risen, and nature was already awake. And so were Daguil and Jordan Capion. They were having coffee just outside their small hut of a farmhouse in Sitio Fayahlob, Barangay Datal…

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[Press Release] Groups blame Xstrata-SMI: “Their blood are in your hands!” -ATM

Groups blame Xstrata-SMI: “Their blood are in your hands!” Mining is root cause of killing of indigenous peoples, envi advocates Manila—Anti-mining and human rights group led an indignation rally at the Sagittarius Mines Inc.-Xstrata (SMI-Xstrata) Head Office in Makati, Camp Aguinaldo and Camp Crame early today condemning the massacre of Capion Family in Kiblawan, Davao…