Weekend HR Posts Rundown and Analysis-July 31, 2011

Solidarity Fasting for the Release of Political Prisoners July 28, 2011 photo by Rommel Yamzon/TFDP

Solidarity Fasting for the Release of Political Prisoners July 28, 2011 photo by Rommel Yamzon/TFDP

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This week has been news and activity-filled information for HR postings.

  1. Photo by Rommel Yamzon/TFDP

    Photo by Rommel Yamzon/TFDP

    The escalation of the indefinite fasting into full blown hunger strike of the political prisoners in detention centers nationwide is now beating the spotlight of Pnoy’s 2nd SONA. The inaction of the current government on the plight of the political prisoners in the country triggered by the late issuance of clemency to a demised political prisoner, Mariano Umbrero is now the subject of different views, opinions, statements and events made within the week. In support of the campaign to free all political prisoners, HR online Philippines deemed it necessary to post relevant articles concerning this saddening news.

Posted articles

  • [Press Release] Rights group dismayed over PNoy’s late clemency on Umbrero – www.tfdp.net
  1. The much anticipated PNoy’s second SONA turned into a big disappointment for human rights groups. As sequel of his fist SONA, it was still largely focused on his personal crusade to get rid of “wangwang” and devoid of clear human rights policies and programs except the promise of compensation for Martial law victims.  HR online Philippines deemed it necessary to post relevant articles, statements and events that provided assessment and evaluation on PNoy’s 2nd SONA speech.

Posted articles

  1. The human rights situation is anchored on real life story of people. HR online Philippines deemed it necessary to post relevant articles that gave face to human rights violations.

Posted articles

  • [Featured Story] Political Prisoner Longs for Freedom, The Story of Juanito Itaas – www.tfdp.net
  1. Defending human rights and defending the defenders are already an established international norms and standards. HR online Philippines deemed it necessary to post the international guidelines for the protection of human rights defenders.

Posted article

  1. Not all is bad in the human rights fronts. HR online Philippines deemed it necessary to post good news and updates in effort to further promote and protect human rights in the country.

 Posted article

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