[Event] Int’l Human Rights Day Eucharistic Celebration -AMRSP

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Peace and all good!

This coming Monday, December 10, is International Human Rights Day. What makes this year’s Human Rights Day very important and significant is that it is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 20thyear of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.

We are also facing challenging times with Human Rights and Democracy being assaulted here in the Philippines and globally. Because we are now confronted with the resurgence of dictatorship and the slow and near demise of democracy, there has never been a more urgent time to make our presence felt publicly and mobilize our human rights defenders, workers, advocates, activists and community sectoral partners as a movement on the streets for the Defense of Human Rights and Resistance to Dictatorship.

Our December 10, Human Rights Day public action is a United Peoples March for Human Rights or Martsa ng Mamamayan para sa Karapatang Pantao which is a series of events/programs spanning locations from Welcome Rotonda where the Human Rights Community shall be massing-up, to Saint Anthony Shrine, Bustillos for a Solidarity Mass with the Bishops and EJK Victims Family spearheaded by the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines. It will serve as a Thanksgiving Mass for the victory on Kian’s Case. It is also a Eucharistic Celebration in lieu of the International Human Rights Day 2018 Celebration.

Similar to the United Peoples SONA last July and the United Peoples Action last September, we shall be converging and joining forces with other big Human Rights Defense and Anti-Dictatorship formations in the Philippines.

All AMRSP member congregations are invited to attend and to send your confreres and affiliated institutions to the said Eucharistic Celebration as we show our love, support and solidarity to our dear Bishops and to all the families of the victims of EJK.

Thank you and may the Lord give you peace!

AMRSP Secretariat

https://web.facebook.com/amrsp.org/photos/a.1313258292109410/1637908999644336/?type=3&theater

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 originally published online and sent to us. We may edit submission in a way that does not alter or change the original material.

Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials. Author/s and original source/s of information are retained including the URL contained within the tagline and byline of the articles, news information, photos etc.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s