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[Off the shelf] Breaking the Silence and Unlocking Barriers for Human Rights Protection in ASEAN: A report on the performance of the ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms in 2015

Breaking the Silence and Unlocking Barriers for Human Rights Protection in ASEAN: A report on the performance of the ASEAN Human Rights Mechanisms in 2015 ‘Breaking the Silence and Unlocking Barriers for Human Rights Protection in ASEAN’ is the sixth annual review of the performance of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) human rights…

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[Off-the-shelf] Torture and the Right to Rehabilitation in the Philippines -IRCT

Torture and the Right to Rehabilitation in Philippines Since the enactment of the Anti-Torture Act (Republic Act No. 9745) in 2009, the Philippine government has taken significant steps towards improving the legal structural framework for eradicating torture and supporting torture victims. This includes the elaboration of a rehabilitation programme for victims of torture and the…

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[Off-the-shelf] Joint Civil Society Report on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in the Philippines, submitted by the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)

This Joint Civil Society Report on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment in the Philippines, submitted by the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)- Philippines to the UN Committee against Torture (CAT) for its consideration during its deliberation of the report of the Government of the Philippines in its 57th Session on April 18-…

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[Off the shelf] 25 Tanong at Sagot hinggil sa Kalusugan at Karapatang Pantao -WHO

25 Tanong at Sagot hinggil sa Kalusugan at Karapatang Pantao Gro Harlem Brundtland Geneva, Hulyo 2002 Ang pagtatamasa ng pinakamataas na matatamong pamantayan sa kalusugan bilang pangunahing karapatan ng bawa’t tao ay nakapaloob sa Saligang Batas ng Pandaigdigang Organisasyon sa Kalusugan (World Health Organization o WHO) mahigit 50 taon na ang nakakaraan. Sa ating pang-araw-araw…

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[Off the shelf] Philippine Electoral Almanac Revised And Expanded

Philippine Electoral Almanac Revised And Expanded In light of the upcoming national and local elections, the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) and the Presidential Museum and Library has published the newly-revised and expanded edition of the Philippine Electoral Almanac, a go-to resource of Philippine electoral history from pre-colonial period to the present.…

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[Off-the-shelf] Focus Policy Review: Understanding Land Grabbing, Land Rights in the 21st Century by focusweb.org

Focus Policy Review: Understanding Land Grabbing, Land Rights in the 21st Century 28 August 2015 Issues or problems associated with land have become more multi-layered in the 21st century.  In particular in the Philippine setting, a number of “pro-poor” land laws were enacted after the Marcos dictatorship. These laws were products of social movements’ struggles…

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[Off the shelf] Squatters of Capital: Regimes of Dispossession and the production of subaltern sites in urban land conflicts in the Philippines by Christopher John “CJ” Chanco

Squatters of Capital: Regimes of Dispossession and the production of subaltern sites in urban land conflicts in the Philippines by Christopher John “CJ” Chanco Read full paper @www.academia.edu 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…

[Resources] EDCA is negotiated subservience by Roland G. Simbulan

EDCA is negotiated subservience by Roland G. Simbulan Professor 12 in Development Studies and Public Management University of the Philippines & Vice Chair, Center for People’s Empowerment in Governance(CenPeg) (Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chaired by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, Philippine Senate,…

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[Resources] Asia HRDs Portal -FORUM-ASIA

About Asia HRDs Portal and HRD Department of FORUM-ASIA The “Asia HRDs Portal” is an initiative of FORUM-ASIA, developed with the aim to increase public awareness on the situation faced by HRDs in Asia. Information gathered in this Portal illustrates reality of human rights defenders’ (HRDs) situations – threats they face with their daily lives…

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[Resources] Keeping Land Local: Reclaiming Governance from the Market -Focus on the Global South

Keeping Land Local: Reclaiming Governance from the Market — learn about local struggles around the world to defend land and territory. Available as a free download at Keeping Land Local: Briefing Papers on Land Struggles, No. 3 | Focus on the Global South http://focusweb.org/landstruggles Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials.…

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[Resources] The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor

The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor University of the Philippines School of Economics; mvtutor@up.edu.ph Abstract Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program provides cash grants to poor households conditional on pre-determined investments in human capital. This study analyzed its impact on consumption using the 2011 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey. Average…

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[Resources] “Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” -UATC

“Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” The writing of this publication was in collaboration with members of the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)- Philippines led by Amnesty International Philippines, Balay Rehabilitation Center, Medical Action Group (MAG) and Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) in cooperation with…

[Resources] Cyber security, civil society and vulnerability in an age of communications surveillance -www.giswatch.org

Cyber security, civil society and vulnerability in an age of communications surveillance Report Year: 2014 – Communications surveillance in the digital age Authors: Alex Comninos Gareth Seneque Organization: Justus-Liebig University Giessen and Geist Consulting Website: https://comninos.org Cyber security is increasingly important to internet users, including stakeholders in governments, the private sector and civil society. As…

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[Resources] 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia -Forum-Asia

2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), humbly presents the publication of the 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human…

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[From the web] Faces of labor repression in Aquino’s four years -ctuhr.org

Faces of labor repression in Aquino’s four years In stark contrast to government claims that there are no problems with workers’ rights, trade union repression and rights violations against workers and unionists, alongside deepening poverty of working population, characterize the labor scene under BS Aquino’s four years in office. Blatant union suppression prevails under the…