[Statement] Justice for Tisoy and All Victims of Torture -Balay

Justice for Tisoy and All Victims of Torture Today, Balay marks the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture with deep sadness and anger. We join those who mourn and denounce the death of Genesis Argoncillo, 22, and call on authorities to hold accountable those who allowed his death to happen. Policemen arrested Argoncillo,…

[Press Release] Balay urged parties in conflict to ensure protection of civilians in the on-going military- BIFF clashes

Balay urged parties in conflict to ensure protection of civilians in the on-going military- BIFF clashes Balay has called on concerned local government units and the military authorities to uphold humanitarian protection and to take steps to ensure civilian safety and welfare following the reported deaths of a pregnant woman and a 14-year old boy…

[Statement] Peace in Mindanao within our grasp with BBL -Balay

Peace in Mindanao within our grasp with BBL Balay Rehabilitation Center expressed its hopes for processes of healing, peace and justice in Mindanao at it joins Moro, indigenous peoples and settlers of Mindanao in monitoring Congress deliberations for the targeted passage of a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in Congress this week. “Peace has been elusive…

[Press Release] Human rights group decries Duterte’s proposal for death by hanging and shoot-to-kill order to curb criminality -Balay

Human rights group decries Duterte’s proposal for death by hanging and shoot-to-kill order to curb criminality The Balay Rehabilitation Center has asked the tough-talking president-apparent Rodrigo Duterte to be mindful of what he says following his proposal to impose death by hanging as a penalty to curtail the rampant criminality in the country. The human rights…

[Announcement] Call for applications: Two (2) Researcher Associates -BALAY

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: TWO (2) RESEARCHER ASSOCIATES Balay Rehabilitation Center (Balay) in cooperation with the Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY) shall launch as study entitled: TORTURE AND CORRUPTION: UNDERSTANDING CONNECTIONS and RELATIONSHIPS. The over-all aim of the study is to understand the relationship between torture and corruption by examining encounters between policing agents and the…

[Last week’s featured site] Balay works for the psychosocial relief and rehabilitation of survivors of human rights violations

BALAY Rehabilitation Center, Inc. BALAY Rehabilitation Center is a non-governmental organization that works for the psychosocial relief and rehabilitation of survivors of human rights violations. It provides services primarily to the survivors of torture and organized violence, as well as to those who are displaced by armed conflict. Apart from service delivery and the rehabilitation…