[People] The Bright and the Dark Internet -by Fr. Shay Cullen

The Bright and the Dark Internet by Fr. Shay Cullen We all love being connected to the internet and it is a wonderful technology for communicating, providing information and entertainment and keeping people connected. Commerce and business is totally dependent on it what with e-mail, conferencing, communication, document transmission in which it is essential and…

[From the web] New Philippine Prison Chief Threatens Killings of Jailed ‘Drug Lords’ ,Dela Rosa Already Linked to Alleged Crimes Against Humanity-HRW

New Philippine Prison Chief Threatens Killings of Jailed ‘Drug Lords’ Dela Rosa Already Linked to Alleged Crimes Against Humanity By Phelim Kine Deputy Asia Director Human Rights Watch The Philippines’ new Bureau of Corrections Director Ronald Dela Rosa has a killer attitude toward his new job. Literally. Dela Rosa, who retired last month as director…

[Right-up] Solidarity mission in an Aeta community located in Sitio Pidpid, Porac Pampanga -PNFSP

Solidarity mission in an Aeta community located in Sitio Pidpid, Porac Pampanga On May 11, Philippine Network of Food Security Programs Inc. (PNFSP) together with its allied organizations, Sandiwa, Tabak, Katribu and CCNCI, spearheaded a solidarity mission in an Aeta community located in Sitio Pidpid, Porac Pampanga. The theme of the activity is “Asserting Peoples’…

[Right-up] Buwis-buhay ang mga guro sa halalan -TDC

BUWIS-BUHAY ANG MGA GURO SA HALALAN Buwis-buhay ang mga guro sa halalan. Saksi ang mga nakalipas na halalan sa peligrong dulot ng compulsory election duties ng public school teachers. Karaniwan na ang mga ulat hinggil sa mga gurong nasaktan, na-harass, pinagbantaan, naaksidente, nakasuhan at ang masaklap, napatay o pinatay. Ilan sa mga hindi malilumutang kuwento…

[Off-the-shelf] Human rights treaty bodies -OHCHR

Human rights treaty bodies What are the human rights treaty bodies? The human rights treaty bodies are committees of independent experts that monitor implementation of the core international human rights treaties. Each State party to a treaty has an obligation to take steps to ensure that everyone in the State can enjoy the rights set…

[Event] JERICHO MARCH FOR JUSTICE -Coalition for Justice

JERICHO MARCH FOR JUSTICE Makilahok sa kakaibang pakikibaka! Sa May 11, sabay-sabay tayong magtungo sa Padre Faura at manalangin. Idulog natin sa Panginoon na gabayan ang pagpapasya ng SC sa usaping Quo Warranto. Manaig nawa ang KATOTOHANAN, KATUWIRAN, at KATARUNGAN sa kanilang desisyon, dahil ito lang ang katanggap-tanggap sa taongbayan! Ang laban ni CJ ay…

[Statement] on the brutal killing of Fr. Mark Ventura -AMRSP

AMRSP statement on the brutal killing of Fr. Mark Ventura AMRSP joins the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao, fellow religious and all people of goodwill in mourning over the death of the young, vibrant and committed Catholic priest, Fr. Mark Ventura of Gattaran, Cagayan. Fr. Mark is known to be passionate in his ministry and dedicated advocate…

[From the web] Netflix’ Philippine ‘drug war’ propagandist -HRW

Netflix’ Philippine ‘drug war’ propagandist By PHELIM KINE Deputy Asia Director Human Rights Watch http://www.atimes.com/netflix-philippine-drug-war-propagandist/ The new Netflix drama series Amo, inspired by the Philippine government’s real-life “war on drugs,” presents a sinister revisionist take on an ongoing human-rights calamity. Amo’s Filipino director, Brillante Mendoza, has described the 13-episode miniseries, which began streaming last month,…