[Press Release] Rights Groups Call on Candidates on Labor Day to have a Human Rights Electoral Agenda -PCAT Cebu

Rights groups in Cebu City led by the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP), in partnership with Kilusan para sa Pambansang Demokrasya (KILUSAN-CEBU) and the People’s Campaign Against Tyranny (PCAT), and together with the Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND) and the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), gather on Labor Day…

[Urgent Appeal] Labor leader Arrested and Detained -TFDP

Vote for this campaign for the 5th HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards… URGENT APPEAL: Labor leader Arrested and Detained Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) writes to inform you about the arrest of Antonio T. Cuizon, president of the Panaghiusa sa Mamumuo sa Carmen Copper (PMCC), an organized union of Carmen Copper…

[Statement] On the 29th Anniversary of the disappearance of Fr. Rudy Romano C.SS.R., and his Golden Jubilee of Priestly Ordination

On the 29th Anniversary of the disappearance of Fr. Rudy Romano C.SS.R., and his Golden Jubilee of Priestly Ordination DEAR PEOPLE OF GOD IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF CEBU: As the Archdiocese of Cebu prepares to host the International Eucharistic Congress in January 2016, we continue to respond to the challenge of the New Evangelization. Integral…

[Statement] “Show us results of the pork scam investigation now!” -CEBU COALITION AGAINST THE PORK BARREL SYSTEM

“Show us results of the pork scam investigation now!” May 16, 2014 The Cebu Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System, representing the more than 80 civil society organizations in Cebu, feels increasing indignation for the slow progress of the investigation into the most shameful accusations of crime the legislative branch of Government has ever faced…

[People] Recovery begins with teachers. By Benjo Basas

Recovery begins with teachers Benjo Basas, TDC Chair November 20, 2013 I remember this was the theme for World Teachers’ Day celebration in October 5, 2010, because that year, the world witnessed some of the worst natural disasters in history. For this year, that theme would still be relevant in our very own country. Some…

[Press Release] March, Mass, Prayer Rally against the Pork Barrel System Set for Sept. 29 -Cebu Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System

March, Mass, Prayer Rally against the Pork Barrel System Set for September 29, 2013 Group offers potential alternatives The Cebu Coalition Against the Pork Barrel System urges Cebuanos to join a massive interfaith rally on Sunday, September 29, 2013. Participants will assemble at the Fuente Osmeña circle at 1:00 PM, followed by a march down…

[From the web] PNP sued by peasant activists -hrdefenders.wordpress.com

PNP sued by peasant activists hrdefenders.wordpress.com Not just the chief, but practically the entire police force in Carmen, Cebu, was sued by peasant activists yesterday (12 August 2013) afternoon “for fabricating evidence, perjury and other corrupt practices that state security forces employ habitually against political dissenters.” Hauled before the Office of the Ombudsman were station…

[From the web] Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse – hrdefenders.wordpress.com

Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse by yoyong, hrdefenders.wordpress.com July 15, 2013 A political prisoner in Cebu marked the 28th year commemoration of the abduction and disappearance of Redemptorist priest Rudy Romano on July 11, 2013 with a hunger strike until the Presidential State-of-the-Nation Address on July 22,…

[Press Release] The Legacy of Abducted and Disappeared Redemptorist Priest Fr. Rudy Romano, C.Ss.R. for the Cause of Justice and Peace, Continues

The Legacy of Abducted and Disappeared Redemptorist Priest Fr. Rudy Romano, C.Ss.R. for the Cause of Justice and Peace, Continues Cebu Archbishop Most Rev. Jose S. Palma encourages the Archdiocese of Cebu parishes, religious communities and schools to make the people aware of the life and advocacies of disappeared and abducted Redemptoristpriest Fr. Rudy Romano,…

[Press Release] Climate activists expose risks of dirty coal, demand shift to clean, renewable energy -PMCJ

Climate activists expose risks of dirty coal, demand shift to clean, renewable energy 300-strong climate activists and anti-coal advocates stormed the Department of Energy to voice out their opposition to coal mines and coal-fired power plants promoted by the government and to launch the group’s Campaign Against Dirty Energy and for People’s Access to Safe,…