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[Urgent Appeal] Perjury Case Filed Against a Student Human Rights Defender -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL October 9, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) Perjury Case Filed Against a Student Human Rights Defender Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) previously sent an appeal regarding the incident of harassment perpetrated by school authorities against a student human rights defender named Ernie Gonzales Quisora. This time, we are forwarding you a…

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[Urgent Appeal] A union member of the Albay Labor Employees Organization (ALEO) was illegally arrested and harassed by police authorities in Albay Province. -TFDP

URGENT APPEAL August 28, 2014 (Philippines) A union member of the Albay Labor Employees Organization (ALEO) was illegally arrested and harassed by police authorities in Albay Province. Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the arbitrary arrest and harassment by the police against a member…

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[Urgent Appeal] False charges were filed against two (2) labour leaders after they held a picket protest condemning the unfair labor practices of a supposed workers’ cooperative.

URGENT APPEAL August 27, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) False charges were filed against two (2) labour leaders after they held a picket protest condemning the unfair labor practices of a supposed workers’ cooperative. Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the harassment done by officers of a…

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[Urgent Appeal] Three indigenous miners were found buried in a shallow grave -AHRC

PHILIPPINES: Three indigenous miners were found buried in a shallow grave April 16, 2014 ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-052-2014 16 April 2014 —————————————————— PHILIPPINES: Three indigenous miners were found buried in a shallow grave ISSUES: Extra-judicial killings; Indigenous people —————————————————— Dear Friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)…

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[Urgent Appeal] Four members of a local community organization were arrested and suffered injuries during a forced eviction

URGENT APPEAL March 14, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) Four members of a local community organization were arrested and suffered injuries during a forced eviction ISSUES: Human Rights Defenders; Arbitrary Arrest and Detention; Forced Eviction; Harassment; Physical Injuries; Abuse of Authority _____________________________________________ Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal…

[Urgent Appeal] SAVE THOSE PRECIOUS 1,829 TREES

SAVE THOSE PRECIOUS 1,829 TREES An Urgent Appeal to Prevent Destruction of Trees in Pangasinan (January 25, 2014) OUR COUNTRY TODAY FACES AN UNPRECEDENTED ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS in no small measure caused by human neglect, greed, and indifference. We have witnessed with horror the aftermath of Ondoy, Sendong, Pablo, and super typhoon Yolanda. The Philippines is…