[Call for endorsement] Asia Pacific Civil Society’s Demands for the Legally Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Unity Statement Asia Pacific Civil Society’s Demands for the Legally Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights This statement originates from the Asia Pacific Regional Consultation on the Asia Pacific Regional Consultation on the Legally Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights, May 1-3, 2015 Chiang Mai, Thailand, co-convened by the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural…

[Appeal] Civil Society’s Concerns on Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHRP) Must Be Adequately Addressed -ANNI

27 May 2015 President Benigno S. Aquino III Presidential Communications Operations Office 3/F New Executive Building (NEB), Malacañang Compound Email: op@president.gov.ph Dear Mr. President, Re: Civil Society’s Concerns on Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHRP) Must Be Adequately Addressed The Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI) writes to you to…

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[Appeal] Enhance the International Legal Framework to Protect Human Rights from Corporate Abuse -Treaty Alliance

Join the movement of hundreds of groups around the world calling for a binding international treaty to address corporate human rights abuses! SIGN THE STATEMENT here http://www.treatymovement.com/sign-on Enhance the International Legal Framework to Protect Human Rights from Corporate Abuse We, the signatories to this joint statement, Welcome the establishment at the 26th Session of the…

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[Appeal] Free Apung Tony Tolentino, Protect Human Rights Defenders!

Free Apung Tony Tolentino, Protect Human Rights Defenders! Apung Tony Tolentino, a barangay chairperson of Brgy. Hacienda Dolores, in Porac, Pampanga is accused of crimes. And what crime? He lead the fight with farmers in their right to land against private land developer, he defended and sacrificed for others who would not let the truth…

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[Appeal] Sign on statement Appeal for Solidarity for the release of two (2) Agta women Marites Marquez and Rosario Loreto and against all illegal arrests and detention

Dear All Pagbati sa araw ng kababaihan! We, the undersigned seek for your solidarity for the release of two (2) Agta women Marites Marquez and Rosario Loreto and against all illegal arrests and detention. Join us, register your support by signing this statement by replying to this email, as we renew a more aggressive campaign…

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[Appeal] An Open Letter to Pope Francis -Ron De Vera/AFAD

An Open Letter to Pope Francis Dear Pope Francis, ¡Bienvenido a las Filipinas! Welcome to the Philippines! By now, I’m sure you’re already flooded with messages poured upon you by my fellow Filipinos. Thus, my voice will be just another amongst the crowd. My voice comes from a place of complex stories, identities, ideologies, and…

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[Appeal] Resolution Condemning the Brutal Murder of Rolando Pango and Requesting Concerned Government Authorities and Human Rights Organizations to Conduct Immediate Investigations of the incident- PM

Resolution Condemning the Brutal Murder of Rolando Pango and Requesting Concerned Government Authorities and Human Rights Organizations to Conduct Immediate Investigations of the incident The Partido Manggagawa (PM) Negros Chapter through a 3rd Provincial Congress resolution dated November 30, 2014STRONGLY CONDEMNED IN THE STRONGEST TERMS POSSIBLE THE BRUTAL MURDER of  Rolando Pango in Hacienda Garrason,…

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[Petition] Tell Philippines’ seafood giant Citra Mina to respect the human rights of their workers!

Tell Philippines’ seafood giant Citra Mina to respect the human rights of their workers! Seafood giant Citra Mina is the Philippines’ second largest exporter of tuna, doing billions of dollars in sales to the European, Asian and North American markets under the Philfresh brand. This hugely profitable Group, however, is violating the human rights of…

[Appeal] Urging Ph representative in Geneva to support the resolution to begin a process for establishing a treaty on the issue of business and human rights at the U.N. Human Rights Council

Her Excellency Ms. Cecilia B. Rebong geneva.pm@dfa.gov.ph RE: Support at the U.N. Human Rights Council for a resolution to begin a process for establishing a treaty on the issue of business and human rights Dear Ambassador, “We, the undersigned organisations” call on you to demonstrate your leadership and commitment to human rights at the June…

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[Appeal] for support to demand an immediate investigation on the killing of Panay Fair Trade Center (PFTC)’s Chair and Founder

Killing of Panay Fair Trade Center (PFTC)’s Chair and Founder Dear all, FIAN Philippines, through FIAN International, has been recently informed by DWP, a German Fair Trade Corporation, about the killing of one of their long-time friends and partners in the Philippines, Romeo Capalla. On March 15, 2014, Romeo, a social justice advocate and chair…

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[Appeal/Solidarity] Odhikar calls all International Human Rights Defenders to stand next to it as it fights oppression and barriers to its activities

Odhikar calls all International Human Rights Defenders to stand next to it as it fights oppression and barriers to its activities. January 14, 2014 Odhikar and human rights defenders who are associated with Odhikar are under constant surveillance by the intelligence agencies due to their human rights – related activities in Bangladesh. The movement of…

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[Solidarity] Open Letter by 47 Asian NGOs to Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia – Forum Asia

7 January 2014 Open Letter by 47 Asian NGOs to Prime Minister Hun Sen: Stop Violent Crackdown of Protests, Release All Detained Protestors Your Excellency, The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), together with its 47 member organisations from 16 countries across Asia, writes to you to register our strongest protest against the…