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[Statement] Pagkain Sapat Dapat! STOP HUNGER NOW! -NFC

Pagkain Sapat Dapat! STOP HUNGER NOW! Quezon City – On the occasion of World Food Day, 16 October 2014, the National Food Coalition, a broad organization of peasants, urban poor folks, women, and youth, calls upon the Philippine Congress, to pass immediately the zero-hunger bill — House Bill No. 3795 and Senate Bill No. 2137.…

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[Statement] Labanan ang Gutom at kahirapan! Ipaglaban at Isulong ang Produksyon ng Pagkain ng Bayan! (Pahayag sa World Food Day) October 16, 2014 -Kilusan

Labanan ang Gutom at kahirapan! Ipaglaban at Isulong ang Produksyon ng Pagkain ng Bayan! (Pahayag sa World Food Day) October 16, 2014 Hungkag ang World Food Day sa Oktubre 16. Dumaranas ng matinding gutom ang mahigit 800 milyong tao o 12% ng populasyon ng mundo anumang araw. Nasa kanayunan, kung saan ang produksyon ng pagkain,…

AFAD

[Statement] On The fifth Congress of Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD)

The fifth Congress of Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD), held in Manila from 22-25 September and attended by participants from ten countries – Bangladesh, Indonesia, Jammu and Kashmir in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Thailand and Timor-Leste renewed its commitment to fight against impunity and build a world without disappearances. AFAD…

LILAK

[Statement] A deadly difference of world view -LILAK

Statement from LILAK (Purple Action for Indigenous Women’s Rights) A deadly difference of world view In his speech in the recently concluded Mining Conference 2014 organized by the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (CoMP), Vice-President Jejomar Binay said that, “We must take an accurate inventory of our nation’s natural resources and if possible plot…

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[Statement] The dangers of more bilateral FTAs By Joseph Purugganan

The dangers of more bilateral FTAs By Joseph Purugganan, 23 September 2014 Trade Undersecretary Adrian Cristobal, Jr. was quoted in the papers recently expressing the government’s interest in “exploring more bilateral FTAs” after “the usual consultations and impact studies.” Cristobal mentioned in particular the possible launch of two negotiations for free trade agreements with European…

[Statement] SAPA Working Group on ASEAN calls on ASEAN to uphold human rights and investigate cases of enforced disappearances

Solidarity for Asian Peoples Advocacies (SAPA) Working Group on ASEAN calls on ASEAN to uphold human rights and investigate cases of enforced disappearances September 5, 2014 August 30 marked the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance. In solidarity with the victims and families of those who have been disappeared, the SAPA Working Group…

TDC

[Statement] Poverty kills teachers -TDC

Poverty kills teachers The shocking incident in Pangasinan National High School yesterday should serve as an eye opener for all of us. Two major issues of public education sector were put in highlight- violence and poverty. The shooting that resulted to the death of three people, two of them teachers and wounding of several others…

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[Statement] Women’s Hearts Bleed for Gaza -KAISA KA

Women’s Hearts Bleed for Gaza August 20, 2014 The announcement last Wednesday of an extended truce in Gaza between the State of Palestine and Israel is a welcome relief. But this truce is vey shaky. The US government, Israel’s main patron, and the big powers of Europe supporting Israel should press the Netanyahu government to…

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[Statement] Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” -PAHRA

Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” August 11, 2014 The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) strongly condemns the merciless killing of a Manobo, Armando Campos y Adlawan, in Brgy. Ebro, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur. Reportedly, on the early morning of…

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[Statement] “We are all Marikana.”

COLLECTIVE STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE MARIKANA MASSACRE Aug. 16, 2014 / Philippines “We are all Marikana.” This is the call of the South African miners, workers, activists, as they commemorate the brutal killing of 34 miners who were in the picket line in the hills of Marikana, South Africa, two years ago. The…