[From the web] Open letter to Department of Justice: Decongest jails in the Philippines to contain the COVID-19 pandemic -Forum-Asia

Open letter to Department of Justice: Decongest jails in the Philippines to contain the COVID-19 pandemic To: THE HONORABLE MENARDO GUEVARRA, Secretary, Department of Justice Padre Faura Street, Ermita, Manila 1000 The Philippines 6 May 2020 Re: Decongest jails in the Philippines to contain the COVID-19 pandemic Dear Hon. Secretary Guevarra We, the Asian Forum…

[Video] Hugas kamay (#TugTugPak) – YND

YES WE’RE MAKING REKLAMO. Because that is called citizens participation in governance. We want to make ambag kahit wala kaming balak maging presidente.” Totoo. Kailangan panghawakan natin hindi lang ang kalayaang magpahayag kundi lalo na ang karapatang igiit na maging bahagi tayo ng pag-gu-gubyerno. Dahil tayo ang nakatitiyak ng ating pangangailangan. Tayo ang nakakararanas ng…

[Video] Women in the Frontlines, Usapang Kababaihan: VAW, Aksiyunan at Tugunan -WMW

Women in the Frontlines Usapang Kababaihan: VAW, Aksiyunan at Tugunan Host: Clarissa Militante Guests: Catherine Nañola-Taleño, Haven for Women Elgin Mazo, Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and Their Children Atty. Krissi Shafina Twyla Rubin, Commission on Human Rights Jeanette Ampog, Talikala, Inc. Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address,…

[Event] #EndEnforcedDisappearance Poster-Making Competition -AFAD

#EndEnforcedDisappearance Poster-Making Competition Background: Enforced disappearance is one of the cruelest offenses that can be committed against a human person. For Desaparecidos (disappeared victims) and their families, it involves multiple violations of many of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Clearly, enforced disappearance wreaks a devastating impact on people. The concealment…

[People] Without a Mother’s Love -Fr. Shay Cullen

Without a Mother’s Love Fr. Shay Cullen 15 May 2020 In many places, people are enjoying the freedom of release from lock-down and so they should in safety and with great care so that they do not infect anyone else if they are asymptomatic. Our lives are changed and our lifestyle has to adapt, adjust,…

[From the web] Groups Push for Consumer Protection from Misleading Product Claims amid the COVID-19 Crisis -EcoWaste Coalition

Groups Push for Consumer Protection from Misleading Product Claims amid the COVID-19 Crisis 14 May 2020, Quezon City. Two non-government organizations today reminded online consumers to be cautious of product advertisements that promise to prevent, treat, or cure the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a joint statement, Laban Konsyumer Inc. (a consumer protection group) and…

[Tula] May araw din ang mga ina… -ni Nina Somera

May araw din ang mga ina… Aakalain mo na iyon ay karaniwang gabi. Sa isang iglap tinangay at pinatay ng buwitre at ng kanyang galamay: Mga anak na minsa’y may minimithi. Hindi pa rin umaaraw. Ang Pebong Silang ay balot sa takot Maging sa mga pabaong bangungot. “Totoo ba ito?” Nais mong magduda… Ililihis sa…

[Off-the-shelf] Narito ang mga dapat mong gawin kung nagkaroon ng paglabag ng karapatang pantao sa panahon ng COVID-19 -CHR

[HR101] Narito ang mga dapat mong gawin kung nagkaroon ng paglabag ng karapatang pantao sa panahon ng COVID-19: Please click the link fo more:   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…

[Press Release] Environmental and Food Security Advocates Say Home Composting and Farming Should Form Part of the Post-COVID “New Normal” -EcoWaste Coalition

Environmental and Food Security Advocates Say Home Composting and Farming Should Form Part of the Post-COVID “New Normal” 11 May 2020, Quezon City. Advocates for environmental protection and food security cited the importance of home composting and gardening as the country grapples with the dire impacts of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on people’s lives…

[Campaign] BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE PROTEST #NoToABSCBNShutdown -NUJP

BLACK FRIDAY ONLINE PROTEST #NoToABSCBNShutdown May 8, 2020 5pm Join us in our online protest tomorrow (May 8) at 5pm, contesting NTC’s cease and desist order against one of the country’s largest broadcasting company, ABS-CBN. We also encourage everyone to wear black and post their photos on their social media accounts with the hashtag: #NoToABSCBNShutdown…