[Statement] Bahay Tuluyan lauds the national government for establishing the Sub-Committee on the Protection and Welfare for Children in Street Situations

STATEMENT FROM BAHAY TULUYAN INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN More than 3 decades after the first national attempts to address the plight of children on the street in the Philippines, the situation for these children in many Philippine cities remains dire. In the recent 3rd Street Children’s Congress in the Philippines, hosted by Bahay Tuluyan,…

[Statement] Drug War’-Style Lawlessness Spirals in Philippines- 14 Farmers, Peasant Leader Killed in Negros ‘Anti-Crime Operations’

‘Drug War’-Style Lawlessness Spirals in Philippines 14 Farmers, Peasant Leader Killed in Negros ‘Anti-Crime Operations’ By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Human Rights Watch “Drug war”-style lawlessness in the Philippines may be spiraling out of control. Philippine authorities said the police and military killed 14 people during anti-crime operations over the weekend in the…

[Statement] We will not be silenced, we will fight back. NUJP supports alternative media group’s case vs. cyberattackers -NUJP

We will not be silenced, we will fight back NUJP supports alternative media group’s case vs. cyberattackers March 29, 2019 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines fully supports the civil case filed by our affiliates in the alternative media against the people and groups identified to be behind the recent cyber attacks against…

[Statement] Secure our land, secure our food -PNFSP

Secure our land, secure our food We express our indignation on the increasing and unprecedented repression of rural and urban communities, human rights defenders and worsening threats on their right to land, food, and resources. Landlessness sprout among Filipino farmers, indigenous people, rural women and youth, and other marginalized rural and urban sectors that greatly…

[Statement] President Duterte’s release of “narco list” of politicians is an outrageous attempt to influence local elections in May -HRW

President Duterte’s release of “narco list” of politicians is an outrageous attempt to influence local elections in May Statement from Human Rights Watch on Duterte’s release of “narco list” of politicians: President Duterte’s naming of politicians he accuses of involvement in illegal drugs is an outrageous attempt to influence local elections in May. More critically,…

[Statement] International Women’s Day 2019: Celebrating Hard-won Victories; Affirming the Women’s Role in the Forefront of Women‘s and Peoples’ Struggles -WMW

Statement of the World March of Women – Pilipinas International Women’s Day 2019: Celebrating Hard-won Victories; Affirming the Women’s Role in the Forefront of Women‘s and Peoples’ Struggles Through our mass actions, public gatherings, and different forms of protest, we are commemorating this year’s International Women’s Day as an occasion to celebrate the victories that…

[Statement] Workers Rights are Migrants Rights -KANLUNGAN

Workers Rights are Migrants Rights Kanlungan’s response to the recent media debate by politicians’ about people who travel from China to work in the Philippines: Job creation is a state obligation. It is the primary duty of governments, including the Philippines, to provide employment for citizens. We strongly support local economic development as an alternative…