[In the news] Use ‘pork’ for more housing -SunStar.com

Use ‘pork’ for more housing By Princess Dawn H. Felicitas, SunStar.com February 17, 2013 CEBU CITY — Urban poor families in Cebu City want aspiring senators and congressmen to allocate funds, if they win, to buy lots where the poor can build permanent homes. Some urban poor groups submitted Saturday a four-page covenant for decent…

[In the news] Metro Cebu Muslims, advocates hail pact -Cebu Daily News

Metro Cebu Muslims, advocates hail pact Cebu Daily News October 15, 2012 International peace advocates and Muslim community leaders in Cebu hailed this afternoon’s signing of the preliminary framework agreement between the national government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). A member of the International Contact Group assisting the peace process between the government…

[Event] Ang Damgo ni Eluteria by Remton Zuasola -ACTIVE VISTA Cebu

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/ActiveVista Media Advisory 23 August 2012 Active Vista Human Rights Film Festival Screens ‘Ang Damgo ni Eluteria’ to Help the Fight Against Human Trafficking Active Vista Human Rights Film Festival will screen “Ang Damgo ni Eluteria” by Cebuano filmmaker Remton Zuasola on August 24, Friday, 6pm at the Cebu Cultural Center. Shot…

[From the web] Criminalizing CARP beneficiaries -hrdefenders

Criminalizing CARP beneficiaries by hrdefenders August 1, 2012 The continuing persecution of peasant activists who are struggling for their right to the land they’re tilling is outright condemnable. For months, the peasants of Brgy. Cantipay, Carmen, Cebu have been frustrating efforts of the town mayor to fence off their farm lots. In the entire time,…

[In the news] Aussie to face TRAFFICKING charges -Cebu Daily News

AUSSIE TO FACE TRAFFICKING CHARGES. Cebu Daily News May 20, 2012 DOJ overturns fiscal on case He may have been initially cleared of accountability by the Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office. But the case of the 49-year-old Australian accused of molesting three boys didn’t escape the scrutiny of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, who recommended the…