AKP lest we forget

[Photo blog] Lest We Forget by AKP

Lest We Forget by AKP As we commemorate the 26th anniversary of the People Power Revolution that ousted a dictator, let us take time to remember the victims that made February 25, 1986 a date to be remembered. The Martial Law years will forever remain to be a dark patch in Philippine history. The people…

[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…

[Photo blog] Green Parade for a Green SONA

In the morning of July 23, 2011, an estimated of more than three thousand strong advocates coming from Civil society organizations supporting the three green bills held a Green Parade in Quezon City.  Dubbed as the Green SONA, three large networks of peoples’ organizations,  human rights advocates, Indigenous Peoples, Legislators, students, environmentalists, activists and Church…

[Isyung HR] Torture me not!

By Mokong and the gang MOKONG: What is so good about the day? Well, three months na po ang HRonlinePH at sumakto naman last June 23 ay nag-No. 2 po tayo sa TopBlogsPh sa kategorya ng Politics and Governance. Yippeee! At ‘yan po ay dahil sa mga kaibigan nating patuloy na nagpapadala ng kani-kanilang mga…

[Photo Blog] Hearing on the killing of an Agta Chieftain, and forced eviction of IP from their ancestral land in Aurora Province

Photos by Rommel Yamzon Photos were taken on June 8, 2011, at the House of Representatives Committee on Cultural Communities’ hearing on the killing of Armando Maximino-Agta Chieftain, and forced eviction of indigenous people from their ancestral land in Sitio Delebsong, Barangay Nipoo, Municipality of Dinalungan, Aurora Province. Related articles [Urgent Action]( Philippines ) A…

[Photo blog] Show it. Shirt it. Say it.

HRonlinePH met some friends at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples Forum (ACSC/APF 2011) in Jakarta and these are what they say.  Let their shirts do the talking. Photos by ECJr Related articles HRonlinePH featured photos (hronlineph.wordpress.com) [From the web] Message of Southeast Asia Civil Society for ASEAN Summit (hronlineph.wordpress.com) [Video] Daw Aung San Suu…

[Photo blog] Kalbaryo ng Kawalan ng Katarungan

“…let justice flow like a stream, and righteousness like a river that never goes dry.” (Amos, 5:24) This was quoted in the Lenten statement of FIND we posted last week (See FIND statement). To continuously call for justice, every Holy Wednesday, the Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND) annually hold their Lenten activity dubbed…

[Photo blog] Jesus Christ was a torture victim – cannotallowtorture.blogspot.com

Jesus Christ was a torture victim. by CAT Alert! cannotallowtorture.blogspot.com In observance of the Lenten Season we are posting again a portion of the statement released by Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) during the launching of the CAT Alert campaign three years ago. Here it goes…  Since time immemorial, torture has been humanity’s…