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[Press Release] EcoWaste Coalition Laments the Trashing of Streets as an Unholy Act of Penance

EcoWaste Coalition Laments the Trashing of Streets as an Unholy Act of Penance (Group Commends Street Sweepers and Waste Recyclers for Picking Up after the Pilgrims) 18 April 2014, Quezon City. The EcoWaste Coalition, an environmental watchdog, minced no words to criticize the widespread littering that again marred the annual Alay-Lakad to Antipolo City on…

Waterways and relocation site communities held a "Kalbaryo ng Maralita" from Sto. Domingo Church to Mendiola Bridge. The groups called Aquino's housing program as Rated: PG or Rated Pure Gimmickry, claiming that the government may have “saved” the poor from a danger zone, only to condemn them to a death zone. Photo by KPML

[Press Release] “Kalbaryo ng Maralita” held, brands Aquino’s Housing Program Rated: PG or Rated: Pure Gimmickry -KPML

“Kalbaryo ng Maralita” held, brands Aquino’s Housing Program Rated: PG or Rated: Pure Gimmickry HUNDREDS of informal settlers from various waterways communities affected by the on-going government relocation program held a “Kalbaryo ng Maralita” in various churches in Quezon City and Manila before proceeding to the foot of Mendiola Bridge to dramatize their plight under…

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[Press Release] UK: Migrant Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuse -HRW

UK: Migrant Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuse UK Government Should Abolish ‘Tied Visa’ to Protect Workers, Prevent Forced Labor See more videos @multimedia.hrw.org (London, March 31, 2014) – Migrant domestic workers accompanying their employers to the United Kingdom are being subjected to serious abuses including forced labor, Human Rights Watch said in a report released…

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[Press Release] Human rights group applauds transgender Filipina’s courage -GANDA Filipinas

Human rights group applauds transgender Filipina’s courage Gender and Development Advocates (GANDA) FIlipinas, a human rights organization that promotes the dignity and equality of transgender people in the Philippines and beyond, applauds the courage of Ms Mara La Torre, a transgender Filipina, who has filed, on 27 March 2014, a criminal complaint against her employer,…