[Featured Blog] iam.buraot.com

Who on earth is Buraot? BURAOT is the quintessential skeptic but a not-yet-so-hopeless pessimist. Impatient most of the time, hence the name, he yearns to discover the magnanimity of the universe and the infinite folly of human stupidity (yep, twas Einstein’s). THE JOURNEY He is a phantom who loves to prowl in the dark. A…

[Blog] Mall But Terrible. By Norman Novio

Mall But Terrible by Norman Novio I have heard from the grapevine that a mall will soon be open in Occidental Mindoro particularly in San Jose, the town where I was born some 624 full moons ago. I am not so excited about this news unlike the Gen-Xers over social networking sites. Development for me…

3rd Human Rights Pinduteros Choice Awards

3RD HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE AWARDS Theme: Internet Freedom… our rights, our choice, our freedom. For the third time, Human Rights Online Philippines or HRonlinePH.com will give recognition to human rights defenders’ efforts to promote, assert and defend human rights by maximizing online platforms. This year the event will celebrate the assertion for freedom of expression…

[People] Top ten issues for human rights in 2012 by Harry Roque

Top ten issues for human rights in 2012 Harry Roque’s blog Thoughts of an activist lawyer Here’s my choice for the top ten most important developments for Human Rights in the Philippines for 2012: 1. Passage of the Anti-Enforced Disappearance Law. Unfortunately, the passage of this law was overshadowed by the passage of the Reproductive…

[Blog] After the flood: What is to be done? -DEKONZTRUKTSCHON

After the flood: What is to be done? DEKONZTRUKTSCHON The question is a familiar one which Vladimir Lenin asked about the people’s revolution, which laid the grounds and framework to pursue the proletarian cause of establishing a people’s state that holds the mode of production against capitalism. The question is rhetorical and indeed an intelligent…

[Blog] And The Search For CJ Is On! by Rommel Yamzon

And The Search For CJ Is On! by Rommel Yamzon The people are waiting to see who will be the next Supreme Court Chief Justice (CJ) since Atty. Renato Corona has been impeached by the Philippine Senate. Senator Francis Pangilinan proposed that the selection process by the Judicial Bar Council (JBC) should be made public…

It’s more fun Online Philippines

We will keep every human rights issue a major topic of our blogs. We will cover our websites with news and updates on human rights situation. We will share photos and videos of actual footages that capture the reality on the ground. We will create a trend in twitter and facebook. We will swamp the…

DEBT: uTANG_NA!_IMORAL!!!

A trending board for photos, jokes, ‘pick-up’ liners, opinions, information, discussion and sweeping education on the immorality of DEBT through COMMENTS and LIKES and DISLIKES. A space for creative minds to re-capture the seriousness of Philippine debt issue: its impact and its effect to Philippine society in light fashion. Put in your 5-cent worth opinion.…

[People] Engaging governments through the UPR process by Dr. Boyet Mabunga

by Dr. Boyet Mabunga FREE ZONE (Note:  This article was first published in HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM, Volume 5, Number 1issue.  Updated and modified to incorporate latest developments and preparation on the Philippine 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review slated on the 13th HRC/UPR Working Group session in May to June 2012.) …………………………………………………………………………………….. “Every day we are…