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[Right-Up] Ang ginto at ang aso -by Rod Galicha

Ang ginto at ang aso By Rod Galicha January 3, 2017 Isang repleksyon tungkol sa isyung pagkatay ng aso sa pelikulang ORO – MMFF 2016. 1. May punto ang PAWS. 2. May punto ang ORO. 3. Ngunit sa bawat isyu may mga konteksto. 4. Ang konteksto ng PAWS ay ang kanilang pananaw at ng umiiral…

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[From the web] Don’t Reinstate Death Penalty, Capital Punishment for Drug Crimes Violates International Law

Philippines: Don’t Reinstate Death Penalty Capital Punishment for Drug Crimes Violates International Law (New York, December 3, 2016) – The Philippine House of Representatives should reject a proposal to reinstate the death penalty, Human Rights Watch said today. On November 29, 2016, the Judicial Reforms Subcommittee approved Congress House Bill No. 1 (Death Penalty Law),…

[Statement] NAKPhilippines calls upon the defenders of the law and the security sector to observe the rule of law and uphold human rights

NAKPhilippines calls upon the defenders of the law and the security sector to observe the rule of law and uphold human rights Reaction by NAKPhilippines to President Duterte’s statement blaming human rights advocates if the drug problem worsens and, as such, should also be targetted in his war on drugs: “NAKPhilippines is appalled that President…

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[Right-Up] The Audacity to Fight Drugs -by Ezra Ezra

THE AUDACITY TO FIGHT DRUGS By Ezra Ezra [This article is an official entry to “Write Up for Right-UP challenge” a special category for the 6th Human Rights Pindoteros Choice Awards. We invited our partners and networks to write human right articles that can help in the awareness raising campaign for the public about human…

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[Right-Up] DAMAY -ni NC

DAMAY Ni NC [This article is an official entry to “Write Up for Right-UP challenge” a special category for the 6th Human Rights Pindoteros Choice Awards. We invited our partners and networks to write human right articles that can help in the awareness raising campaign for the public about human rights by sharing their opinions…

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[Right-Up] Pagninilay sa Kasalukuyang Kalagayan -ni Jr

Pagninilay sa Kasalukuyang Kalagayan By Jr [This article is an official entry to “Write Up for Right-UP challenge” a special category for the 6th Human Rights Pindoteros Choice Awards. We invited our partners and networks to write human right articles that can help in the awareness raising campaign for the public about human rights by…

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[Press Release] Broadcasting Misogyny and Abuse in Congress: A Mockery of (In) Justice KAISA KA Reacts to Hearings Probing De Lima Links to Drug Trade

Broadcasting Misogyny and Abuse in Congress: A Mockery of (In) Justice KAISA KA Reacts to Hearings Probing De Lima Links to Drug Trade As an organization of grassroots women who are believe that women must be empowered fully in order to harness our full potential towards nation-building, Pagkakaisa ng Kababaihan para sa Kalayaan or KAISA…

[Statement] Health, Not Death: A Statement Opposing the Reinstatement of Death Penalty in the Philippines -NoBox Philippines

Health, Not Death: A Statement Opposing the Reinstatement of Death Penalty in the Philippines November 24, 2016 The 17th Congress is currently deliberating proposed bills to reinstate the death penalty in the Philippines. Most of these bills take off from the government’s ongoing “war on drugs,” which sees people involved with drugs as criminals who…

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[People] Children Are Not Criminals -By Fr. Shay Cullen

Children Are Not Criminals Father Shay Cullen 23 November 2016 There are some haunting images from the past when children as young as 6 years old were incarcerated in jail behind iron bars and mixed with adults in prison cells where they were abused by pedophiles. Hungry children jailed as criminals for begging on the…

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[From the web] Never Again, Never Forget -Forum-Asia

Never Again, Never Forget 19 November 2016 The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) strongly condemns the burial of Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, the cemetery of national heroes, in the Philippines. The burial of Marcos conveys a distressing message, not only to Filipinos but also to people’s movements all…

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[From the web] 7th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum #AHRDF7 – Keynote by Michel Forst, UN SR on HRDs and Panel of Reactors -Forum-Asia

7th Asian Regional Human Rights Defenders Forum #AHRDF7 – Keynote by Michel Forst, UN SR on HRDs and Panel of Reactors Michel Forst, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders (UN SR on HRDs), was the keynote speaker during the opening  session of the 7th Asian Regional Human Rights Defender…