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[Video] “Agaw-Lupa” (Land Grab) -Focus on the Global South

“Agaw-Lupa” (Land Grab) “Focus on the Global South, with Save Agrarian Reform Alliance (SARA), aims to document land reform, land rights struggles, and post-land distribution accounts that have yet to find successful endings but can already show better beginnings for farmer-beneficiaries. The first of this series of accounts/stories was about the farmers at Hacienda Luisita,…

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[Featured site] aseansogie.wordpress.com

What is the ASEAN SOGIE Caucus?. ASEAN SOGIE Caucus The ASEAN SOGIE Caucus is a network of diverse human rights activists in Southeast Asia that aims for the inclusion of SOGIE (sexual orientation, gender identity and expression) in the ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms in order to promote and protect the human rights of people regardless…

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[Featured site] Respect! page of Fast Food Workers

RESPECT! is a member of the national labor center Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO) and the Geneva-based IUF or the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations. Let us support the Respect! page of Fast Food Workers: https://www.facebook.com/2014Respect?fref=ts Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright…

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[Statement] Teachers urge Senate to suspend K-12 program -TDC

Teachers urge Senate to suspend K-12 program* The Department of Education (DepEd) is doing everything and asking the support of everyone, except the teachers, to pursue the implementation of K-12 program. The DepEd management seems to prove that teachers’ opinion on the matter is not that important, while the program would be very much dependent…

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[Press Release] Teachers to join workers in Labor Day march -TDC

Teachers to join workers in Labor Day march Public school teachers under the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) will join the workers’ march to celebrate the international labor day in Manila tomorrow. The workers will highlight “This day is for all the working people, this is a day to commemorate their daily sacrifices and contributions for the…

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[Statement] Protect human rights defenders! Stop criminalization of human rights work! -TFDP/MAG/PAHRA

Protect human rights defenders! Stop criminalization of human rights work! The Medical Action Group (MAG), Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) and Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) has launched a campaign affirming the essential contribution of human rights defenders to the promotion of human rights, democracy, development and good governance, and calling…

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[Appeal] Free Apung Tony Tolentino, Protect Human Rights Defenders!

Free Apung Tony Tolentino, Protect Human Rights Defenders! Apung Tony Tolentino, a barangay chairperson of Brgy. Hacienda Dolores, in Porac, Pampanga is accused of crimes. And what crime? He lead the fight with farmers in their right to land against private land developer, he defended and sacrificed for others who would not let the truth…

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[Press Release] Zambaleños launch caravan against mining -ATM

Zambaleños launch caravan against mining 300 environmental activists headed by Zambales local people’s organization Concerned Citizens of Sta. Cruz (CCOS) will march from Zambales to Mendiola from April 29 to April 30 to call on the provincial and national government to stop the mining activities in the province. The caravan will start in Sta. Cruz,…

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[Announcement] Job at ESCR-Asia,Inc.

Starting May 1,2015, the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights-Asia (ESCR-Asia),Inc. is in need of the following : 1. Project Coordinator (eight months contract beginning May 1- Dec. 15,2015). Duties include: -implementing the Laguna Lake Summit project supported by the UNDP-Philippines – manage and administer the judicial use of project funds and resources – represent the…