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[Statement] Appeal for Urgent Solidarity Action for the Adamson University Faculty and Employees Association -BMP

Appeal for Urgent Solidarity Action for the Adamson University Faculty and Employees Association The Adamson University Faculty and Employees Association (AUFEA) held a strike vote last December 11 with the following results: Yes – 291, No – 83, Stray – 14. The grounds of the strike is “gross unfair labor practice” and “union busting” as…

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[Statement] PhilRights Statement During the Public Hearing on the Re-imposition of the Death Penalty in the Philippines

PhilRights Statement During the Public Hearing on the Re-imposition of the Death Penalty in the Philippines The Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights) stands witho ther defenders of human rights and advocates of human dignity in opposing the re-imposition of the death penalty in the Philippines for the following reasons: 1.     On June 24, 2006,the…

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[Statement] Climate justice group slams PH support for unjust climate deal -PMCJ

Climate justice group slams PH support for unjust climate deal The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ), a broad coalition of 109 grassroots networks and organizations, denounced developed-country governments for pushing for an unjust climate change deal at the UN climate change negotiations in Lima, Peru while at the same time slamming the Philippine government’s…

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[Statement] 6th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum Manila Declaration II

6th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum Manila Declaration II (Adopted in Manila, the Philippines, on 5 December 2014) We, more than 150 human rights defenders (HRDs) and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from 22 countries across Asia, together with other regional and international partners, participating in the 6th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum…

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[Statement] Human Rights in the Aquino Administration: Failure of Leadership, No Direction, Impunity Perpetuated -PAHRA

Impunity Worsens Effects of Climate Change International Human Rights Day December 10, 2014 Human Rights in the Aquino Administration: Failure of Leadership, No Direction, Impunity Perpetuated Walang pamumuno ang administrasyong Aquino sa pagpapatupad ng karapatang pantao para sa malawak na bilang ng mamamayang Pilipino. Walang inilabas na National Human Rights Action Plan (NHRAP).  Walang itinakdang…

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[Statement] Manilakbayan ng Mindanao to file a case against PNP-QCPD on Times St. Incident -KARAPATAN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AHRC-FST-087-2014 December 03, 2014 A Statement from KARAPATAN Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission PHILIPPINES: Manilakbayan ng Mindanao to file a case against PNP-QCPD on Times St. Incident MANILA CITY – Manilakbayan ng Mindanao contingent is set to file a case against Police Superintendent…

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[Statement] On the Teachers’ Sit-Down Strike -TDC

On the Teachers’ Sit-Down Strike  “We support any action intended to push for a better compensation package for public school teachers. An increase in teachers’ salaries, in any amount would mean that the government officially recognizes its failure to provide a decent and dignified living for its maestras and maestros. Thus, we are one with our…

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[Statement] To be resilient is to fight back -BMP

To be resilient is to fight back A year ago today, Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan forcefully reminded us that our people can take no shelter from the storm for as long as we have a government for the elites rather than a government for our people; that we are at the mercy of the forces of nature…

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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,…