ATM Mining Hell Wk 2014

[Press Release] EMB stands firm on Zambales mining suspension -ATM

EMB stands firm on Zambales mining suspension Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Region 3 denied the request of Eramen Minerals Incorporated (EMI) and Benguet Nickel Mining Incorporated (BNMI) in Zambales to lift the companies’ suspension orders to be able to haul nickel ore stockpiles weighing est. 170,000 tons. BNMI and EMI hauling and transportation were suspended…

MAG TFDP

[Press Release] EU reiterates commitment to end torture

EU reiterates commitment to end torture during the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture The European Union reiterated its commitment to promote human rights and to eliminate torture during a forum, “End Torture in the Philippines” with the Medical Action Group (MAG) and Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) held in Makati…

Asian Human Rights Commission

[Urgent Appeal] Court records, military asset and mil docus used as evidence to affirm fabrication of charges on activists -AHRC

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Update: AHRC-UAU-010-2013 3 April 2013 [RE: AHRC-UAU-036-2012: PHILIPPINES: Two urban poor leaders and 30 others falsely charged with murder] ——————————————————————— PHILIPPINES: Court records, military asset and military documents were used as evidence to affirm fabrication of charges on activists ISSUES: Human rights defenders; administration of…