[Event] Press Conference: MARTSA ng Mamamayan para sa Karapatang Pantao (United Peoples MARCH for Human Rights)

Calling on the public to join the commemoration of International Human Rights Day on Monday, December 10, In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDefend), Movement Against Tyranny (MAT), People’s Campaign Against Tyranny (PCAT), Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP), Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), KARAPATAN Alliance for the…

[In the news] UN Special Rapporteur urges PHL gov’t to drop charges vs. Rappler, Maria Ressa -GMAnetwork.com

UN Special Rapporteur urges PHL gov’t to drop charges vs. Rappler, Maria Ressa The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression has called on the Philippine government to drop charges against news website Rappler and its CEO Maria Ressa. In a statement dated December 6, David Kaye claimed that the complaints against Ressa…

[In the news] Two Sandiganbayan justices believe Revilla is guilty of plunder -news.abs-cbn.com

Two Sandiganbayan justices believe Revilla is guilty of plunder MANILA – Sandiganbayan 1st Division Chairperson Efren De la Cruz and Associate Justice Maria Theresa Dolores Gomez-Estoesta believe that former senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. is guilty of plunder and should have shared the fate of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles and his Senate staff Richard Cambe.…

[In the news] Govt’ body finds 2 Army commanders in Mindanao liable for human rights violations -www.mindanews.com

Govt’ body finds 2 Army commanders in Mindanao liable for human rights violations LAKE SEBU, South Cotabato (MindaNews / 08 Dec) –The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has found two military commanders liable for human rights abuses in connection with the killing of seven tribal members in a remote village on December 3 last year.…

[From the web] On the first anniversary of the unresolved T’boli massacre Group hits Duterte plan to extend martial law in Mindanao -sanlakasfamily.blogspot.com

On the first anniversary of the unresolved T’boli massacre Group hits Duterte plan to extend martial law in Mindanao Quezon City, Philippines – Progressive groups Sanlakas and Partido Lakas ng Masa Partylist staged protest actions at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Armed Forces of the Philippines, Camp Aguinaldo as they commemorate…

[Statement] Pahayag ng iDEFEND sa Memorandum Order 32 na nagpapatibay ng panuntunan sa mga militar sa ilalim ng State of National Emergency to suppress lawless violence

Pahayag ng iDEFEND sa Memorandum Order 32 na nagpapatibay ng panuntunan sa mga militar sa ilalim ng State of National Emergency to suppress lawless violence Source: iDEFEND.ph Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address and contact number. All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way that it was…

[Statement] Tuloy ang laban ni Andres Bonifacio -TDC

Tuloy ang laban ni Andres Bonifacio “Itong Katagalugan na pinamamahalaan noong unang panahon ng ating tunay na mga kababayan, noong hindi pa tumutuntong sa mga lupaing ito ang mga Kastila, ay nabubuhay sa lubos na kasaganaan, at kaginhawaaan. Kasundo niya ang mga kapitbayan at lalung-lalo na ang mga taga-Hapon. Sila’y kabilihan at kapalitan ng mga…

[From the web] Labor Rights Group Releases “Bananas and Bullets: A Special Report on the Struggle of Banana Workers in Sumifru in Compostela” -CTUHR

Labor Rights Group Releases “Bananas and Bullets: A Special Report on the Struggle of Banana Workers in Sumifru in Compostela” On October 1, 2018, workers of Sumifru Philippines Corporation, a Japanese-owned multinational company, launched a strike over the company’s various labor rights violations. As the workers resisted and protested against the exploitative measure of the…

[Event] Heroes Hub Youth Empowerment Summit -Dakila

CALLING ALL YOUNG HEROES! APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN. Heroes Hub Youth Empowerment Summit December 1, 2018, Saturday Submit your application on or before November 21, 2018, Wednesday, using this link: http://bit.ly/2018HeroesHubYouthSummit Your hero’s journey starts here. https://www.facebook.com/dakila.philippines/ Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address and contact number. All submissions are…

[Event] Call for registration: Internet Governance Symposium (Luzon leg) -FMA

CALL FOR REGISTRATION INTERNET GOVERNANCE SYMPOSIUM (LUZON Leg) Malolos, Bulacan | December 11, 2018 Registration is FREE. https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSfmh3uQ0XlQe9MR-9…/viewform ************************ In October 2017, FMA, DICT and ISOC-PH partnered to conduct the first Philippine Internet Governance Colloquium, which provided a platform for local ICT and human development stakeholders to share best practices on Internet Governance. The said…

[Event] Magmalasakit. Magpahayag. Magtanggol! -XP2

On day one, participants will be joined by bloggers and individuals representing various civil society organizations in the Freedom of Expression Conference 2 (FreeXP.con2). FreeXP.con2 will highlight the situation of freedom of opinion and expression (FoE) in the Philippines, which continues to be under threat with impunity. From human rights defenders, media and journalists, bloggers…

[Press Release] Labor rights NGO hits Duterte over surging cases of trump-up charges vs activists, human rights defenders

On the first month of Sta. Cruz 5’s illegal arrest and detention, Labor rights NGO hits Duterte over surging cases of trump-up charges vs activists, human rights defenders Labor rights organization Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) calls for their immediate release and the junking of trumped-up charges filed against Sta Cruz 5:…