[Urgent Appeal] Recent demolition and pending relocation of residents of Radial Road 10 North Bay Boulevard, Navotas City -TFDP

Vote for this campaign for the 5th HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards… URGENT APPEAL July 7, 2015 (PHILIPPINES) Recent demolition and pending relocation of residents of Radial Road 10 North Bay Boulevard, Navotas City ISSUES: The right to an adequate standard of living; right to adequate housing, right to water Dear friends, Task Force Detainees of…

[Urgent Appeal] Four members of a local community organization were arrested and suffered injuries during a forced eviction

URGENT APPEAL March 14, 2014 (PHILIPPINES) Four members of a local community organization were arrested and suffered injuries during a forced eviction ISSUES: Human Rights Defenders; Arbitrary Arrest and Detention; Forced Eviction; Harassment; Physical Injuries; Abuse of Authority _____________________________________________ Dear friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal…

[In the news] Robredo: No more cops at demolitions -PhilStar.com

Robredo: No more cops at demolitions By Cecille Suerte Felipe, The Philippine April 30, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – After the violent demolition at the Silverio Compound in Paranaque City last week, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Robredo ordered the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) to refrain from extending police assistance to…

[Press Release] Tucuma residents welcome suspension of demolitions but wants moratorium extended till housing program reformed -Tucuma Federation

Tucuma residents welcome suspension of demolitions but wants moratorium extended till housing program reformed The residents of the depressed community of Tucuma in Barangay Merville, Parañaque who have been preparing to fight off an eviction heaved a sigh of relief and welcomed the temporary suspension of demolitions ordered by DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo hours after…

[Urgent Appeal] More families left homeless after violent demolition in San Juan – CTUHR

URGENT APPEAL 19 January 2012 More families left homeless after violent demolition in San Juan Dear friends and partners, The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights is writing to you to seek support for the violently displaced residents of Corazon de Jesus, San Juan City Philippines last January 11. Twenty-three residents were injured and…

[In the news] Residents of community in San Juan leave homes quietly as demolition resumes – gmanetwork.com

Residents of community in San Juan leave homes quietly as demolition resumes http://www.gmanetwork.com January 14, 2012  Two days after engaging authorities in a violent confrontation, families at a residential area up for demolition in San Juan City left their homes peacefully Friday afternoon. A report on dzBB radio on Saturday said the families offered no…

[In the news] QC informal settlers resist demolition; negotiations ongoing – Inquirer.net

QC informal settlers resist demolition; negotiations ongoing. By Chona Yu, Karen Boncocan 990AM, INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippine – Tensions rose as authorities attempted to demolish some 1000 houses in Barangay (village) Old Balara in Quezon City Wednesday morning but authorities are trying to prevent an outbreak of violence through negotiations, according to reports culled by INQUIRER.net.…