[Tula] Hindi krimen ang aktibismo -ni Greg Bituin Jr.

aktibista’y katulad ng mga Katipunero sila’y may simulain at niyakap na prinsipyo itinataguyod ang pakikipagkapwa-tao, katarungan at pagkakapantay-pantay sa mundo isang lipunang makatao ang pangarap nila isang lipunang walang ganid na kapitalista lipunang umiiral ang panlipunang hustisya lipunang walang pang-aapi’t pagsasamantala aktibista’y kumikilos para sa karapatan ng tao at para sa katarungang panlipunan nais nilang…

[Press Release] EcoWaste Coalition Calls on Stakeholders to Advance CHR’s “People’s Right to Chemical Safety” Agenda

9 December 2019, Quezon City. In conjunction with the observance of Human Rights Day on December 10, a waste and pollution watchdog group appealed to all sectors to uphold the citizens’ right to chemical safety. “As Human Rights Day is commemorated, we appeal to all stakeholders, especially duty-bearers from the government and the industry, to…

[Featured Site] Young Women Initiatives – YouWin

YouWin educates, organizes, and is dedicated in empowering young women and LBT women. You WIn empowers young women towards creating its collective voice by providing venues and opportunities to enhance and gain political skills, to achieve leadership positions and to contribute to the broader women’s movement for genuine economic and political justice and gender-fair communities.…

[Event] 5TH SOLIDARITY MASS -AMRSP

Come and join us, and be in unity and solidarity with victims of injustices and Church attacks, and as we also celebrate the International Human Rights Day! � 5TH SOLIDARITY MASS December 10, 2019 | 5 pm | Church of Gesu, Ateneo de Manila University The symbolic candle lighting along Katipunan Avenue will follow after…

[Event] Alab ng Puso -CHR

COME ONE, COME ALL! 🎉 Join the Commission on Human Rights and its partners for a day of music and celebration. On December 10th, drop by the CHR Central Office in UP Complex, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City to take part in the festivities for the long-awaited Human Rights Day. Support our local artists at the…

[Press Release] BMP rejects PrimeWater, proposes a consumer-owned Metro Manila Water Cooperative

Villar also an oligarch, Duterte told to not repeat FVR’s boo-boo BMP rejects PrimeWater, proposes a consumer-owned Metro Manila Water Cooperative Metro Manila – Labor group Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) reminded President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday that his ally, former Senate President and 2nd richest Filipino Manny Villar, is also an “oligarch”, saying that…

[From the web] Manila city council declares Panday Sining ‘persona non grata’ -Rappler.com

Members of artist group Panday Sining have been declared as “persona non grata” by the Manila city council, the Manila Public Information Office announced on Friday, December 6. “Manila City Council passes resolution declaring militant group ‘Panday Sining’ as persona non grata in the nation’s capital,” the office tweeted. The resolution came after the group…

[Event] Climate Change: The New Challenge for Human Rights: Act NOW! -EU

A sustainable environment is a human right. In celebration of the 2019 International Human Rights Day, the EU Delegation to the Philippines invites you to a forum on “Climate Change: The New Challenge for Human Rights: Act Now!” Register now! Admission is Free. Click link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-change-the-new-challenge-for-human-rights-act-now-tickets-84239074339?aff=efbeventtix See EU there! 🙂 https://www.facebook.com/events/2454147711529926/ All submissions are…

[From the web] Statement of Task Force TAMASCO on the 2nd Anniversary of the TAMASCO 8 massacre in South Cotabato

Justice remains elusive two years since the killing of eight members of the T’boli-Manobo indigenous people in Mindanao who are locked in a struggle with a coffee plantation over land. Task Force Tamasco, a group of non-governmental organizations supporting the T’boli-Manobo S’daf Claimants Organization (TAMASCO), condemns the agonizingly slow action of the Department of Environment…

[People] Saving the Planet and Ourselves -by Fr. Shay Cullen

As I write this, monster typhoon Kammuri is ravaging the Bicol region in central Philippines. It is packing winds at 209 kilometers per hour (130 mph) and it is more ferocious than the previous typhoons to hit that part of this nation’s archipelago. Tidal surges are wrecking houses and the wind is ripping away and…

9th #HumanRights Pinduteros Choice Awards Winners

Winners of the 9th #HumanRights Pinduteros Choice Awards Photos by Jayneca Reyes #HumanRights PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR WEBSITE  -balayph.net (BALAY) balayph.net (BALAY) alyansatigilmina.net (ATM) focusweb.org (Focus on the Global South)24 philippinehumanrights.org (PAHRA) amnesty.org.ph (AIph) idefend.ph (iDEFEND) activevista.ph (Active Vista) afad-online.org (AFAD) ctuhr.org (CTUHR) preda.org (PREDA) #HumanRights PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR CAMPAIGN #StopMininginDidipio by ATM #StopMininginDidipio…

Igiit. Ipagdiwang. Ipahayag! (FREE XP.CON3 DECLARATION)

We, the members of the media, campus journalists, online bloggers, digital activists and human rights defenders and civil society organizations are gathered here today, for the 3rd Freedom of Expression Conference or the FreeXP.Con3, organized by the Human Rights Online Philippines (HRonlinePH) and the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) to discuss the state…

[From the web] Duterte Threatens to Shut Down TV Network -HRW

Closing ABS-CBN Would Degrade Philippines Press Freedom By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Human Rights Watch @condeHRW President Rodrigo Duterte ramped up his attack on the Philippine media, vowing to block the renewal of ABS-CBN, the country’s largest and most influential broadcast network. “Your franchise will end next year,” the president said on Tuesday.…

[From the web] Green Groups Vow Support for QC’s Ban on Single-Use Plastic and Paper Disposables -ecowastecoalition.org

In response to the plea made by Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, various ecology groups signified their support for groundbreaking citywide policies aimed at reducing the volume of single-use plastics and other residual wastes. At a press conference held yesterday, Belmonte announced the promulgation of Ordinance No.2876, which bans the distribution and use of single-use…

[Statement] Kung gusto natin ng de-kalidad na edukasyon, pakinggan at bigyang-prayoridad ang mga guro -TDC

Nakapanlulumo ang naging resulta ng 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), pandaigdigang pagsusuri sa kakayahan ng mga batang mag-aaral sa Reading Comprehension, Science at Mathematics na sinalihan ng Pilipinas ngayon. Sa 79 na bansang kasali sa pang-78 ang Pilipinas sa Mathematics at Science samantala pang-79 sa Reading. Bagama’t totoong may mga detalye pang hindi…