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[Statement] ICJ condemns execution of six persons in Indonesia: the death penalty is a perversion of justice

ICJ condemns execution of six persons in Indonesia: the death penalty is a perversion of justice January 19, 2015 Bangkok, Thailand — The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) today echoed the call of other international and national human rights groups condemning the execution in Indonesia of six persons convicted of drug trafficking offences. The ICJ…

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[Statement] CBCP-NASSA and ATM Joint Statement on the Mining Issue During the Visit of Pope Francis Manila and Tacloban in the Philippines: 15-19 January 2015

CBCP-NASSA and ATM Joint Statement on the Mining Issue During the Visit of Pope Francis Manila and Tacloban in the Philippines: 15-19 January 2015 “Do not defile the land where you live and where I dwell (Num. 35:34).” In two instances, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has published statements on the mining…

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[Statement] Joint statement from church advocacy arm and civil society organizations on climate change on the occasion of the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines

Joint statement from church advocacy arm and civil society organizations on climate change on the occasion of the visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines January 14, 2015 On the occasion of the coming of Pope Francis to the Philippines and his solidarity visit to the typhoon-devastated community, we, in the Church and civil society…

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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] Alyansa Tigil Mina Statement for Human Rights Week

Alyansa Tigil Mina Statement for Human Rights Week December 11, 2014 This week, the world celebrates International Human Rights Day, the day in which in 1948, Philippines and the other nations of the world proclaimed their commitment to human rights, through the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. When international institutions, like the…

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[Statement] Asserting the Filipino People’s Right to Health -MAG

Asserting the Filipino People’s Right to Health After four years the Philippine healthcare system under the Aquino administration remains bleak if not getting worse. Health care inequalities, failed public health financing, the continuous exodus of health care professionals, weak health care response to disaster and the lack of immediate health care provisions to victims of…

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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…