[Featured Video] APECO: Progress for Whom? by Ditsi Carolino

Simbahang Lingkod Ng Bayan APECO: Progress for Whom? An updated documentary by Ditsi Carolino on the fight of the farmers, fisherfolks and Indigenous People of Casiguran in their struggle against APECO! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=600173876661802 Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials. Author/s and original source/s of information are retained including the URL contained…

[Press Release] Anti-APECO Marchers celebrate gains from 370-km protest walk in March Declaration, urge swift fulfillment of President and Cabinet’s promises -Task Force Anti-APECO

Lakad Katarungan, Lakad Matuwid na Daan Anti-APECO Marchers celebrate gains from 370-km protest walk in March Declaration, urge swift fulfillment of President and Cabinet’s promises “Sa Matuwid na Daan, pangako’y di tinatalikuran.” 26 days after departing by foot from Casiguran, the 120 marchers protesting the implementation of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone (APECO) are finally…

[Press Release] Casiguran protesters reach homestretch of 370-km march, stage ‘exodus’ drama -Task Force Anti-APECO

Casiguran protesters reach homestretch of 370-km march, stage ‘exodus’ drama Press Release— Task Force Anti-APECO— 7 December 2012 The 370-km protest walk of farmers, fisherfolk and IP’s will only be the first ‘diaspora’ of Casiguran residents should the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone (APECO) be fully completed in the 400-year old municipality, if members of the…

[Press Release] 125 Casiguran farmers, fisherfolk IP’s begin 370-km protest march against Aurora Ecozone

125 Casiguran farmers, fisherfolk IP’s begin 370-km protest march against Aurora Ecozone CASIGURAN, AURORA— “Lupaing Ninuno, Sakahan, Pangisdaan— Ibalik, Ibalik! 12,923 ektarya ng APECO— Ibalik, Ibalik!” These are the fighting words of 125 farmers, fisherfolk and indigenous peoples who, at 8:00 a.m. today, began marching towards Manila after a massive send-off mass at the heart…

Finalists 2nd HR Pinduteros choice for Human Rights Events/Campaign

2nd HR Pinduteros choice for Human Rights Events/Campaign Here are the most clicked HR Events/Campaign posts in HRonlinePH.com. Please support your favorite Events/Campaign post and help us decide who will be our 2nd HR Pinduteros choice for Human Rights Events/Campaign. Voting starts now and ends on 12 midnight of November 20, 2012. To VOTE click…

[Statement] Mga Martir ng Kalikasan at Katarungan -Save Sierra Madre Network Alliance

Pahayag ng Save Sierra Madre Network Alliance Sa Pagpaslang kina William Geertman at Romualdo Palispis “Mga Martir ng Kalikasan at Katarungan” Iniwan ni William Geertman ang kanyang bansang Netherlands apatnapu’t anim (46) na taon ang nakararaan upang maging lakyong misyonaryo (lay missionary) dito sa Pilipinas. Naglingkod siya sa Aurora para sa Kalikasan, mga katutubo, magsasaka…

[From the web] Aurora project draws flak -manilastandardtoday.com

Aurora project draws flak. by Macon Ramos-Araneta May 3, 2012 OPPOSITORS of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Free Port project in Casiguran led by the town’s parish priest on Wednesday slammed the apparent inaction of Malacañang on their plight. Senator  Edgardo Angara and his son, Aurora Rep. Jun Edgardo “Sonny” Angara co-sponsored  Republic Act…

[From the web] Filipinos Reject Mega Project in Pristine Area –

Filipinos Reject Mega Project in Pristine Area by Madonna T. Virola February 25, 2012 The remote province of Aurora is a promising tourism destination in the Philippines – blessed with natural attractions and historical sights. But activists and locals are worried about its future given the government’s plans to build the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone…

[From the web] Infanta clergy organizes anti-APECO mission

Infanta clergy organizes anti-APECO mission by Jason de Asis, Bagong Aurora Website ng Bayan CASIGURAN, Aurora, February 17, 2012-A two day international solidarity mission (ISM) was organized by the Prelature of Infanta appealing for international and local support against the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (APECO). The anti-APECO groups said that the highlights…

[In the news] Aurora economic zone a threat to people’s livelihood, say farmers, fishers -INQUIRER.net

Aurora economic zone a threat to people’s livelihood, say farmers, fishers. By Leila Salaverria Philippine Daily Inquirer February 20, 2012 MANILA, Philippines—Indigenous people, farmers and fisherfolk have turned to the Commission on Human Rights to get their voices heard in their struggle against the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport (APECO) project, which they said…

[Statement] FCAID statement in support of the anti-APECO struggle

The Faith-based Congress Against Immoral Debts (FCAID) is one with international and national delegates, members of affected local communities (residents, farmers, fishers and indigenous people) in supporting the anti-APECO struggle due to its “exclusive development model” and its violation of the 1987 Constitution on incurring indebtedness without need of the concurrence of the Bangko Sentral…

[Event/Advisory] International Solidarity Mission (ISM) to call for international and local support against the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (APECO)

The Prelature of Infanta is organizing a two-day International Solidarity Mission (ISM) to call for international and local support against the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority, better known as APECO. This mission will be highlighted by an on-site visit of Swiss, Dutch and Filipino faith-based leaders, local anti-APECO support groups, representatives of the…