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[Press Release] Envi groups launch week-long solidarity action against COMP international mining conference 2014 -ATM

Envi groups launch week-long solidarity action against COMP international mining conference 2014 Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) and various Civil Society Organizations held a press conference on September 12, Friday to formally announce to the public the start of the groups’ nationwide campaign against irresponsible and destructive mining in the country. The press conference with the…

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[Press Release] Ombudsman’s order to dismiss Commissioner breaks impunity in CHR -PAHRA

Press Release: Ombudsman’s order to dismiss Commissioner breaks impunity in Commission on Human Rights September 9, 2014 Human Rights groups welcomed the unprecedented decision of the Ombudsman to order the dismissal of Commissioner Cecilia Rachel V. Quisumbing of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) after “finding probable cause for Direct Bribery under Article 210 of…

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[Press Release] Despite growth, labor underscores systemic failure in rising inequality -PM

Despite growth, labor underscores systemic failure in rising inequality Exclusive growth for exclusive group of wealthiest businessmen. This is how Partido Manggagawa (PM) reacted to the twin reports that came out the other day. The party reiterated its position that “walang naituwid, walang naitawid,” as the economy remained systemically non-inclusive. The first report came from…