[Statement] Power for People calls for the immediate suspension and permanent removal of erring ERC commissioners -Power for People Coalition

Power for People calls for the immediate suspension and permanent removal of erring ERC commissioners The decision of the Ombudsman suspending the 4 ERC commissioners for allowing Meralco’s mishandling of the bill deposit accounts once again confirms that the ERC commissioners have colluded with and continually favored the Meralco to the detriment of the consumers…

[Statement] We condemn in the strongest sense all forms of killings being perpetrated under this government, its disregard for the rule law and due process and lack of respect to life -PMPI

PMPI Statement on the unabated killings under Duterte government News on the death of another priest Fr Richmond V. Nilo, the Parish Priest of St. Vincent Ferrer Parish in Zaragoza, Nueva Ecija enraged us. He was reportedly shot by two unidentified gun men through the church’s window while preparing for the Sunday mass. Fr. Nilo…

[Statement] Peace in Mindanao within our grasp with BBL -Balay

Peace in Mindanao within our grasp with BBL Balay Rehabilitation Center expressed its hopes for processes of healing, peace and justice in Mindanao at it joins Moro, indigenous peoples and settlers of Mindanao in monitoring Congress deliberations for the targeted passage of a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress this week. “Peace has been elusive…

[Appeal] Appeal to Congress (House of Representatives and Senate): DEMAND FOR THE INCLUSION OF IP RIGHTS IN THE BBL -Loyukan

Appeal to Congress (House of Representatives and Senate): DEMAND FOR THE INCLUSION OF IP RIGHTS IN THE BBL The Késéfangguwit Timuay or Timuay Justice and Governance (TJG) is an Indigenous Political Structure (IPS) of the Téduray and Lambangian in the core area of the propose Bangsamoro political entity with a population of not less than…

[Statement] It is imperative that the SC act in pursuit of truth and defend the pillars of justice and democracy of our country-ALG

It is imperative that the SC act in pursuit of truth and defend the pillars of justice and democracy of our country-ALG The Alternative Law Groups denounces the Supreme Court’s decision granting the Quo Warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. As the last bastion of our democracy, it is imperative that the Supreme…

[Statement] on the brutal killing of Fr. Mark Ventura -AMRSP

AMRSP statement on the brutal killing of Fr. Mark Ventura AMRSP joins the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao, fellow religious and all people of goodwill in mourning over the death of the young, vibrant and committed Catholic priest, Fr. Mark Ventura of Gattaran, Cagayan. Fr. Mark is known to be passionate in his ministry and dedicated advocate…

[Statement] Dangal ng Manggagawang Ipinakipaglaban, Itaguyod at Pangalagaan -iDEFEND

Dangal ng Manggagawang Ipinakipaglaban, Itaguyod at Pangalagaan 1903 nang pinangunahan ng mga manggagawa sa ilalim ng Union Obrera Democratica de Filipinas ang unang martsa ng manggagawa sa Pilipinas, ipinanawagan nila ang pagpapataas ng kanilang sahod kasabay ng panawagang kalayaan mula sa pangongolonya ng Amerika nuong mga panahong iyon. Ngayon, mahigit isang siglo na ang nakalipas,…

[Statement] Workers fight dictatorship, defend human rights! -PAHRA

Workers fight dictatorship, defend human rights! Workers fight dictatorship, defend human rights! The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) is one with the working class in commemorating Labor Day. We add our voices in solidarity with the toiling masses specifically in demanding for the end of contractualization in the country and the respect, protection…

[Statement] DUTERTE: Kaaway ng Manggagawa’t Kabataang Pilipino -SPARK

DUTERTE: Kaaway ng Manggagawa’t Kabataang Pilipino Bubuhos ang libo-libong masa sa lansangan, isisigaw ang mga panawagang naghahangad ng pagbabago. Kasabay ng mga talumpati ng mga lider ng iba’t ibang grupo maririnig ang ingay ng mga sasakyang bumubusina. Ang mga kalsada na kadalasang larawan ng trapik ay magmimistulang naglalagablab na damdaming palaban ng masang patuloy na…

[Statement] On 2nd Labor Day of President Duterte, Regime not only miserably failed on Ending ‘Endo’, but intensified workers’ rights violations – CTUHR

On 2nd Labor Day of President Duterte, Regime not only miserably failed on Ending ‘Endo’, but intensified workers’ rights violations – CTUHR As the Duterte administration marks its 2nd Labor Day in power, it is no longer facing the hopeful workers and trade unions that trusted him, but a seething dismay of betrayed people. The regime…

[Statement] Foundation for Media Alternatives Revisits Comelec Breach of 2016

Foundation for Media Alternatives Revisits Comelec Breach of 2016 With two years already having elapsed since the Philippines’ biggest government data breach grabbed hold of global headlines, non-government organization, Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA),has released a briefing paper providing a summarized account of the events surrounding the infamous hacking incident.The document proposes some major takeaways…

[Statement] of Sister Patricia Fox, NDS

Statement of Sister Patricia Fox, NDS I woke this morning to hear there had been an order from the Bureau of Immigration about my case. I was surprised as I had thought the process was that I would have 10 days to put in a counter affidavit to answer the charges. It was through the…

[Statement] Defend mother earth against genetically modified organism! -PNFSP

Defend mother earth against genetically modified organism! The Philippine Network of Food Security Programmes, Inc. (PNFSP) is a broad network composed of 26 non-governmental organizations, institutions and advocates, promoting food security and food self-sufficiency. It is committed to advancing the right to food, and create conditions for women, men, and children of the most disadvantaged…