[Statement] Philippines: Proposed Anti-Terrorism Law will solidify abuse of State power -Forum-Asia

Philippines: Proposed Anti-Terrorism Law will solidify abuse of State power (Bangkok, 2 June 2020) – The railroading of the Anti-Terrorism Bill in the Philippines will further erode human rights in the country, rights groups said today. The Asian Forum of Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and its member organisations Balaod Mindanaw, Dakila, Karapatan, LILAK (Purple…

[Statement] Free Expression, #FreeBAMBI -DAKILA

Free Expression, #FreeBAMBI Statement on the arrest of DAKILA member, Maria Victoria “Bambi” Beltran DAKILA strongly condemns the warrantless arrest of artist and writer Maria Victoria “Bambi” Beltran by the Cebu City police over her Facebook post responding to the rising COVID-19 cases in the city. This is a flagrant attack on our freedom of…

[Event] Heroes Hub Youth Empowerment Summit -Dakila

CALLING ALL YOUNG HEROES! APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN. Heroes Hub Youth Empowerment Summit December 1, 2018, Saturday Submit your application on or before November 21, 2018, Wednesday, using this link: http://bit.ly/2018HeroesHubYouthSummit Your hero’s journey starts here. https://www.facebook.com/dakila.philippines/ Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address and contact number. All submissions are…

[Press Release] Advocates, groups clamor for justice for Jennifer Laude on the eve of her 4th death anniversary -DAKILA

Advocates, groups clamor for justice for Jennifer Laude on the eve of her 4th death anniversary Quezon City, Philippines – Led by Dakila through Active Vista, and Youth Against Sexual Harassment (YASH), various organizations and advocates gathered on October 10, Wednesday, at Cine Adarna, UP Film Center, UP Diliman, to commemorate the death of Jennifer…

[Press Release] Groups, family, advocates commemorate Jennifer Laude’s 4th death anniversary through Call Her Ganda screening -DAKILA

Groups, family, advocates commemorate Jennifer Laude’s 4th death anniversary through Call Her Ganda screening Quezon City, Philippines – DAKILA through Active Vista and Youth Against Sexual Harassment (YASH) with UP Babaylan and Filipino Freethinkers, shall gather an audience today at Cine Adarna, UP Film Center, UP Diliman, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, to commemorate…

[From the web] Artist group organizing film screenings in schools slams ‘red-tagging’ -DAKILA

Artist group organizing film screenings in schools slams ‘red-tagging’ DAKILA, the artist-activist group behind the Active Vista Human Rights Film Festival, condemns the ‘red-tagging’ of the Duterte administration of schools, youth, artists and groups organizing Martial Law-themed film screenings. DAKILA, a group known to organize film screenings complemented with discussions on social messages of the…

[Press Release] Active Vista Film Festival: “Use Imagination As A Weapon Against Forgetting Truth” -DAKILA

Active Vista Film Festival: “Use Imagination As A Weapon Against Forgetting Truth” Dakila explores how People Power is remembered to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the People Power Revolution, as the Active Vista International Human Rights Film Festival opens in 5 key regional cities nationwide from February 24-27, 2016 in Manila, Iloilo, Davao, Dumaguete and…

[Event] Active Vista 2016 -Dakila

The Active Vista is a human rights education program to empower audiences in bringing about relevant social change. Its festival component, the Active Vista Human Rights Film Festival, is a mobile cinema platform that allows audiences opportunity to debate, discuss, and spark conversations on human rights that can shape society. Its Advocacy Filmmaking Workshops empower…

[Campaign] It’s about time we celebrate our SHEroes! -DAKILA

It’s about time we celebrate our SHEroes! Vote for this campaign for the 5th HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards… In celebration of Women’s Month, Dakila and Rappler will be celebrating women heroes through ‪#‎SHEro‬! We want to get to know every woman who has inspired you. Submit the stories of your sheroes to move.ph+shero@rappler.com or post…

[Statement] Reaction of Families of the Casualties and Survivors of the Florida Bus Crash to LTFRB complying with the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) ordering the Board to lift the suspension order on G.V. Florida’s fleet of 186 units.

PRESS STATEMENT Reaction of Families of the Casualties and Survivors of the Florida Bus Crash to LTFRB complying with the decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) ordering the Board to lift the suspension order on G.V. Florida’s fleet of 186 units. For us ordinary, non-lawyer Filipinos, the operation of GV Florida was suspended because…