[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…

[Announcement] Vacancy Announcement: Human Rights Lawyer

Vacancy Announcement Human Rights Lawyer The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), and the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), are currently seeking to recruit a Human Rights Lawyer for their joint Civil Society United Against Torture Project in Asia. The Human Rights Lawyer will be coordinating two regional Working Groups: the Litigators Working Group…

[Tula] “ ‘Ika” -ni Rene Boy E. Abiva

“ ‘Ika” ni Rene Boy E. Abiva Noon: wawakasan ang ENDO pupuksain ang iligal na droga sa loob ng anim na buwan itatalaga sa gabinete ang mga kilalang personaheng progresibo bubuhayin ang natigil na usaping pangkapayapaan sisipain ang mga empleyado ng pamahalaang kurakot gagaan ang buhay ng bawat pamilyang Pilipino ititirik ang bandila sa Pilipinas…

[From the web] Philippine AIDS Bill Silent on Condom Promotion -HRW

Philippine AIDS Bill Silent on Condom Promotion Stronger Official Action Needed to Combat Asia-Pacific’s Fastest Growing HIV Epidemic By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Human Rights Watch @condeHRW The Philippine Senate passed a bill on Monday that would amend the country’s 20-year-old AIDS law, and which promises to improve the government’s response to the…

[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…

[People] The Bright and the Dark Internet -by Fr. Shay Cullen

The Bright and the Dark Internet by Fr. Shay Cullen We all love being connected to the internet and it is a wonderful technology for communicating, providing information and entertainment and keeping people connected. Commerce and business is totally dependent on it what with e-mail, conferencing, communication, document transmission in which it is essential and…

[Announcement] TDC-LENTE HOTLINE FOR BARANGAY ELECTIONS

TDC-LENTE HOTLINE FOR BARANGAY ELECTIONS Location: TDC Office, Door E, 2/F, Diam cor. Gen T. De Leon St., Valenzuela City LENTE Office, 1680, E. Rodriguez Ave., Cubao, Quezon City Details: 1. The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) office in Valenzuela City and the LENTE Office in Quezon City will serve as the command post/monitoring center for…

[From the web] New Philippine Prison Chief Threatens Killings of Jailed ‘Drug Lords’ ,Dela Rosa Already Linked to Alleged Crimes Against Humanity-HRW

New Philippine Prison Chief Threatens Killings of Jailed ‘Drug Lords’ Dela Rosa Already Linked to Alleged Crimes Against Humanity By Phelim Kine Deputy Asia Director Human Rights Watch The Philippines’ new Bureau of Corrections Director Ronald Dela Rosa has a killer attitude toward his new job. Literally. Dela Rosa, who retired last month as director…

[Tula] Ikaw ay Isang Ina -ni Von Adlawan

Ikaw ay Isang Ina Ni Von Adlawan Buti pa ang sinag ng araw nainag ka lagi Buti pa ang sipol ng pinapakulong tubig Ay nababatid at naririnig kahit paulit-ulit at kirot ay nadadama mula sa tumatalsik na pitik ng mantika sa laspag na kawali Sino ka nga ba para kailangan pang alalahanin Sasapat na minsan…

[Right-up] Open Letter of Sr. Pat to CJ Sereno

Open Letter of Sr. Pat to CJ Sereno 11 May 2018 Dear Chief Justice Sereno, I call you this even despite what happened yesterday. As you clearly stated, even though legally the justices in the majority voted to remove you from office, yet you had the moral victory with 6 against 2 if the other…

[Right-up] Buwis-buhay ang mga guro sa halalan -TDC

BUWIS-BUHAY ANG MGA GURO SA HALALAN Buwis-buhay ang mga guro sa halalan. Saksi ang mga nakalipas na halalan sa peligrong dulot ng compulsory election duties ng public school teachers. Karaniwan na ang mga ulat hinggil sa mga gurong nasaktan, na-harass, pinagbantaan, naaksidente, nakasuhan at ang masaklap, napatay o pinatay. Ilan sa mga hindi malilumutang kuwento…