[Press Release] Mga Guro, muling nanawagan na itigil na ang produksiyon ng modules -TDC

#HumanRights #Education Mga Guro, muling nanawagan na itigil na ang produksiyon ng modules Dalawang linggo matapos ang pagbubukas ng klase noong Oktubre 5, muling nanawagan ang Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) sa Department of Education (DepEd) na ipatigil na ang pag-iimprenta ng modules na ginagamit ngayon sa mga pampublikong paaralan. “Sapat na ang dalawang linggo para…

[Press Release] TDC pinuri ang DEPED sa planong bawasan ang gawain ng mga bata, ngunit hiniling din na tingnan ang kalagayan ng mga guro

#HumanRights #Education TDC pinuri ang DEPED sa planong bawasan ang gawain ng mga bata, ngunit hiniling din na tingnan ang kalagayan ng mga guro Ikinatuwa ng mga guro ang pahayag ng Department of Education (DepEd) na babawasan umano ang mga gawain ng mga mag-aaral na nasa ilalim ng modular distance learning modality. Ito ang naging…

[Press Release] Groups Nudge Government to Forbid E-Waste Imports Following Thai Ban -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Groups Nudge Government to Forbid E-Waste Imports Following Thai Ban 13 October 2020, Quezon City. As the International E-Waste Day is observed tomorrow, October 14, environmental health groups EcoWaste Coalition and Greenpeace nudged the government of the Philippines to ban the importation of electronic waste, or e-waste, like what Thailand has recently done.…

[Press Release] Toxics Watchdog Group Exposes Online Sale of Liquid Mercury and Mercury-Added Products -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Health [Press Release] Toxics Watchdog Group Exposes Online Sale of Liquid Mercury and Mercury-Added Products It’s not only mercury-containing skin whitening cosmetics that are being sold online. The EcoWaste Coalition made the shocking discovery after finding mercury thermometers, which are used to measure body temperature, and sphygmomanometers, which are used to measure blood pressure,…

[Press Release] Philippine human rights groups disappointed at the UNHRC resolution on the Philippines -PAHRA, iDEFEND

#StopTheKillings [Press Release] Philippine #humanrights groups disappointed at the UNHRC resolution on the Philippines Quezon City- Human Rights groups belonging to the In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) and the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) expressed disappointment at the resolution of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council…

[Press Release] Teachers urge DEPED to impose work-from-home scheme, disputes victory remark on school opening -TDC

Teachers urge DEPED to impose work-from-home scheme, disputes victory remark on school opening Last Monday’s school opening was marred with problems from lack of modules to internet connectivity issues, unfortunately, these are the main- if not the only modes of teaching and learning under distance learning modality, the DepEd’s way to address the educational needs…

[Press Release] Environmental Health and Justice Groups Laud Removal of 7,408 Metric Tons of South Korean Garbage from Misamis Oriental -EcoWaste Coalition

Environmental Health and Justice Groups Laud Removal of 7,408 Metric Tons of South Korean Garbage from Misamis Oriental(Protecting the Philippines from illegal waste traffic knows no pandemic, assert groups) “Goodbye garbage from South Korea.” The EcoWaste Coalition and other environmental health and justice groups expressed jubilation with the final re-shipment of the remaining containers of…

[Press Release] Artist-activist group calls for continued resistance after online HR festival -Dakila

Artist-activist group calls for continued resistance after online HR festival Quezon City, Philippines – Artist-activist collective DAKILA-Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism calls for continued resistance after the closing of the Active International Human Rights Festival (AVIHRF) last Sunday, September 27. “The AVIHRF has served as a platform for human rights organizations and advocates, artists, filmmakers,…

[Press Release] UN must intensify pressure to end killings as impunity reigns -AI

UN must intensify pressure to end killings as impunity reigns 25 September 2020 The administration of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte continues to incite a wave of extrajudicial executions and fuel a climate of near-absolute impunity for perpetrators, Amnesty International said today in a new briefing on the country’s dramatically deteriorating human rights situation. The briefing,…

[Press Release] Basurero Continues Critically Acclaimed Festival Run at the Active Vista International Human Rights Festival -­‐ Philippines, Sept. 19-­‐27

Basurero Continues Critically Acclaimed Festival Run at the Active Vista International Human Rights Festival -­‐ Philippines, Sept. 19-­‐27 Starring Jericho “Echo” Rosales, a Filipino Fisherman Faces Troubled Waters LOS ANGELES/MANILA — Sept. 23, 2020 — For Immediate Release: Basurero, which made its critically acclaimed world debut in competition at the prestigious Busan International Film Festival…

[Press Release] On the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law: Women’s Groups Submit 33rd Petition vs. ATL

On the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law: Women’s Groups Submit 33rd Petition vs. ATL Manila— Coinciding with the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law, women’s organizations filed the 33rd petition against the Anti-Terror Law in the Supreme Court this afternoon. The petition gathered more than twenty-seven women petitioners cutting across all sectors of society including feminist…

[Press Release] Human Rights Groups ask the UN Human Rights Council to adopt a strong resolution on the Philippines due to continuing human rights violations -PAHRA

Human Rights Groups ask the UN Human Rights Council to adopt a strong resolution on the Philippines due to continuing human rights violations Quezon City- The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) and In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) appealed to the ongoing 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council…

[Press Release] Government officials invited to react on the Youth Declaration for Climate Justice ahead 25 September Global Day of Climate Action

Government officials invited to react on the Youth Declaration for Climate Justice ahead 25 September Global Day of Climate Action Environmental and climate organizations come together to hold the Para Sa Klimabukasan Global Day of Climate Action, in solidarity with youth-led movements around the globe inspired by youth climate activist Greta Thunberg. They carry the…

[Press Release] TDC, hinimok ang DEPED na ipatigil muna ang produksiyon ng self-learning modules

TDC, hinimok ang DEPED na ipatigil muna ang produksiyon ng self-learning modules Dalawang linggo bago ang itinakdang pagbubukas ng klase sa Oktubre 5, hinimok ngayon ng grupong Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) ang pamunuan ng Department of Education (DepEd) na ipatigil muna ang produksiyon ng modules na gagamitin sa distance learning modality ngayong taong pampaaralan. Ayon…

[Press Release] #NeverForget: Human rights and cultural orgs line up events to remind Filipinos of the reality of ML era -ACTIVE VISTA

#NeverForget: Human rights and cultural orgs line up events to remind Filipinos of the reality of ML era Quezon City, Philippines – In commemoration of the 48th Martial Law anniversary, artist-activist collective DAKILA-Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism along with partners Bantayog ng mga Bayani, FORUM-Asia, and Cinema as Art Movement, through Active Vista International Human…