[From the web] Philippine President Duterte Doubles Down on Abusive ‘Drug War’ -HRW

Philippine President Duterte Doubles Down on Abusive ‘Drug War’ Vows Murderous Campaign Will Remain ‘Unrelenting’ in State of the Nation Address Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division @condeHRW Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Monday that his “war on drugs” will continue “unremitting as it will be unrelenting” into his second year in office. Duterte…

[Off-the-Shelf] Digital Security Helpline -accessnow.org

Digital Security Helpline What is the Digital Security Helpline? Access Now’s Digital Security Helpline works with individuals and organizations around the world to keep them safe online. If you’re at risk, we can help you improve your digital security practices to keep out of harm’s way. If you’re already under attack, we provide rapid-response emergency…

[Off-the-Shelf] Incident response and Proactive services -CiviCERT

Incident response and Proactive services CiviCERT will assist NGOs or other forms of civil society organizations in handling the technical and organizational aspects of incidents in connection with other CSIRTs. In particular, CiviCERT will provide assistance or advice with respect to the following aspects of incidents management: Incident triage Establish a secure communication channel with…

[Press Release] NGOs say NO to coal financiers JICA and Bank of Tokyo MUFJ

NGOs say NO to coal financiers JICA and Bank of Tokyo MUFJ http://world.350.org/…/press-re…/no-to-btmu-and-jica-at-gcf/ SONGDO, July 5, 2017 — Today, 8 Japanese NGOs and an international coalition of civil society groups urged the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board to reject applications for accreditation from the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).…

[Press Release] Group Lambasts Cimatu’s Response to SC Case -PMCJ

Group Lambasts Cimatu’s Response to SC Case Tagged secretary’s statement as ‘empty talk’ Just four (4) days after civil society organizations, communities, and individuals led by the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) filed a case at the Supreme Court against the Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Secretary…

[Statement] No To Legalized Impunity Through a Fraudulent Martial Law! -FDC/Palag Na!

No To Legalized Impunity Through a Fraudulent Martial Law! Justice and Solidarity for the Bangsamoro People and Other Victims of State Repression! Despite questionable constitutional grounds and fraudulent claims of gory crimes committed by the so-called Maute “terrorist group”, the Supreme Court recently upheld, by an overwhelming majority, President Duterte’s declaration of Martial Law in…

[From the web] Publication date: Human rights and the internet: The key role of National Human Rights Institutions in protecting human rights in the digital age -APC

Publication date: Human rights and the internet: The key role of National Human Rights Institutions in protecting human rights in the digital age June 2017 Publisher:APC The internet is changing the ways in which people interact, trade, learn and communicate. For those who have got access to it, it is becoming increasingly difficult to imagine…

[Press Release] COMMUNITIES, CSOs: PROTECT OUR RIGHTS, ENVIRONMENT, AND FUTURE! -Green Thumb Coalition

COMMUNITIES, CSOs: PROTECT OUR RIGHTS, ENVIRONMENT, AND FUTURE! Filipinos blast Trump for exiting of Paris climate deal, ignoring climate obligations . Hundreds of Filipino communities on the forefront of the climate crisis, as well as civil society organizations, banded together to assert the protection of human rights and the environment for present and future generations…

[From the web] Martial Law Threatens Escalation of Abuses Duterte Places Mindanao Under Military Rule, Suspends Habeas Corpus -HRW

Philippines: Martial Law Threatens Escalation of Abuses Duterte Places Mindanao Under Military Rule, Suspends Habeas Corpus (New York, May 26, 2017) – The Philippine government’s declaration of martial law in the southern island of Mindanao threatens to widen the scope of abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 23, 2017,…

[People] Implementing Laws to Save Children -By Fr. Shay Cullen

Implementing Laws to Save Children Fr. Shay Cullen 4 June 2017 Convicted pedophiles in Australia on the National Child Offenders Register will be forbidden to travel abroad. Their passports will be cancelled, according to new proposed laws. Thousands of would-be child victims will be saved from horrific sexual abuse by this promised legislation. This is…