[Video] #AyawNaminSaKarahasan #KarapatanHindiKahirapan -TFDP

Hindi lahat ng paglabag sa karapatang pantao ay palaging madugo… Ang kahirapan ay karahasan din ng pamahalaang dapat nag-lilingkod sa mamamayan. #AyawNaminSaKarahasan #KarapatanHindiKahirapan http://bit.ly/2o5AJau Website: tfdp.net Facebook: @TaskForceDetainees Twitter: @TFDPupdates Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address and contact number. All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way…

[Statement] Tumataas ang presyo ng bilihin at serbisyo, nganga ang gobyerno! PALAG NA! Laban sa pamahalaang manhid! -PALAG NA!

PALAG NA! Statement February 9, 2018 Tumataas ang presyo ng bilihin at serbisyo, nganga ang gobyerno! PALAG NA! Laban sa pamahalaang manhid! Habang patuloy ang sunod-sunod na pagtaas ng presyo ng bilihin at serbisyo patuloy ring minamaliit ng kasalukuyang pamahalaan ang epekto nito sa ordinaryong mamamayan. Patunay ito ng matinding kawalang malasakit at kawalang kahandaan…

[Press Release] Electric consumers with CSO protest in front of ERC and Meralco main office to expose Meralco’s anomalous ‘sweetheart’ deals over its PSA applications

Electric consumers with civil society organizations protest infront of Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and Meralco main office to expose Meralco’s anomalous ‘sweetheart’ deals over its power supply agreement (PSA) applications. Photo by FDC Led by the members of the Power for People Coalition (P4P), Sanlakas, the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), the Philippine Movement for…

[From the web] Committee on ESCR hears from human rights institutions and CSOs from the Philippines and the Dominican Republic -OHCHR

Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights hears from human rights institutions and civil society organizations from the Philippines and the Dominican Republic Civil society organizations from the Philippines International Service for Human Rights, in a joint statement on behalf of three non-governmental organisations, said that the Philippines ranked as the second most dangerous country…

[Statement] Panawagan para sa Unang Isandaang Araw ni Presidente Duterte: Mamamayan, Manindigan Para sa Buhay, Karapatan at Kabuhayan -iDEFEND

Panawagan para sa Unang Isandaang Araw ni Presidente Duterte: Mamamayan, Manindigan Para sa Buhay, Karapatan at Kabuhayan October 8, 2016 Photo by PhilRights Bago pa man dumating ang unang isandaang araw ni Presidente Duterte, nagpahayag ito sa media na ang kanyang performace mula nang mag-umpisa ito sa pwesto ay “6”. Dagdag pa nito, ang momentum…

[From the web] Defenders of economic, social and cultural rights need to be protected -ISHR

Defenders of economic, social and cultural rights need to be protected In a joint submission (available here), the International Service for Human Rights, the Medical Action Group, the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact have highlighted the risks human rights defenders working on economic, social and cultural rights face…

[Press Release] Taxpayers to shoulder Aquino’s payment of P4-B for illegitimate debts in 2016 -FDC

Taxpayers to shoulder Aquino’s payment of P4-B for illegitimate debts in 2016 MANILA, Philippines – Out of the total P214.5 billion scheduled debt servicing for foreign liabilities of the national government, at least P3.7 billion will go to interest and principal payments of five questionable and illegitimate loans, the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) revealed…

[Press Release] Asian alliance co-publishes review of countries’ climate pledges -APMDD

Asian alliance co-publishes review of countries’ climate pledges An alliance of people’s movements across Asia co-published in November 4,2015 an independent civil society review of national climate pledges, ahead of the November 8-10 informal dialogue of climate negotiators in Paris. The full review, entitled “Fair Shares: A CSO Equity Review of INDCs”, was released online today.…

[Press Release] PH-EITI report reveals problems in mining industry regulation -Bantay Kita

PH-EITI report reveals problems in mining industry regulation Bantay Kita, a coalition of civil society organizations (CSOs) pushing for transparency and accountability in the extractive industries, supports the passage of an alternative mining law to replace the Philippine Mining Act of 1995. The current mining law has failed to boost economic gains from the extractive…

[Announcement] The FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN Philippines) is looking for a WRITER-RESEARCHER.

The FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN Philippines), a non-profit human rights organization advocating for the right to adequate food is looking for a WRITER-RESEARCHER. The full-time position demands working closely with the National Coordinator and the Board. Key Responsibilities Write and edit occasional papers for web and print Write public statements for the media…

[Resources] The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor

The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor University of the Philippines School of Economics; mvtutor@up.edu.ph Abstract Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program provides cash grants to poor households conditional on pre-determined investments in human capital. This study analyzed its impact on consumption using the 2011 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey. Average…

[Statement] Isulong ang Karapatang Pantao, Bagong Pulitika, Bagong Ekonomiya, Bagong Sistema -FDC/PAHRA/KonTRAPOrk

Pahayag sa Okasyon ng 2014 State of the Nation Address (SONA) ni Presidente Benigno Aquin0 III. Isulong ang Karapatang Pantao, Bagong Pulitika, Bagong Ekonomiya, Bagong Sistema Bulok at Huwad ang “Tuwid na Daan” Muling nagigising ang buong bayan samapanlinlang na panunungkulan ng gobyernong Aquino. Bulok at huwad ang “Tuwid na Daan.”Bigo ang masang Pilipinong makaahon…