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[Statement] MAG’s Position Paper on the Proposed Law Establishing the National Preventive Mechanism

[Note] MAG’s Position Paper on the Proposed Law Establishing the National Preventive Mechanism. by dars0357.wordpress.com The Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention against Torture (OPCAT) establishes “a system of regular visits undertaken by independent international and national bodies to places where people are deprived of their liberty, in order to prevent torture and other…

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[Statement] Immediately release Maritess and Rosario, hold their torturers accountable so that it may not happen again to anyone -TFDP

Immediately release Maritess and Rosario, hold their torturers accountable so that it may not happen again to anyone Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) calls on the immediate implementation of the Review Resolution issued by the Department of Justice Secretary Leila De Lima and the immediate release of the two Agta women illegally arrested,…

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[Statement] SENTRO Slams Sectors Sowing anti-Muslim Prejudice and anti-Peace Talks Sentiments after Mamasapano

SENTRO Slams Sectors Sowing anti-Muslim Prejudice and anti-Peace Talks Sentiments after Mamasapano SEEPING OUT of the so-called “misencounter” last Jan. 25 are the troubling questions and apparent evasions and cover-ups: Who really are responsible for sending the PNP-SAF troops into a veritable death trap in a remote village in Mamasapano, Maguindanao? Why did this police…

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[Statement] PCID on Mamasapano Incident

PCID Statement on Mamasapano Incident We at the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) express our deepest sympathies to the families of the members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force, who sacrificed life and limb in the service of our nation.  We likewise extend our condolences and sympathies to the other victims…

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[Statement] MAMAPASANO UNNECESSARY CARNAGE: Amidst Intense Grief and Sorrow, Conduct A Determined Pursuit of Truth and Justice -PAHRA

MAMAPASANO UNNECESSARY CARNAGE: Amidst Intense Grief and Sorrow, Conduct A Determined Pursuit of Truth and Justice “Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world” …. UDHR 1948 Muling ipinapahatid ng Philippine Alliance…

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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…