[People] The joy of child freedom by Fr. Shay Cullen

The joy of child freedom Fr. Shay Cullen This was a very happy Christmas and New Year celebration for the 70 children, boys and girls IN THE PREDA children’s homes in Zambales. They are recovering and finding a new life. The boys are from the ages of nine to 15 years old and have been…

[People] The folly of our ‘freedom’ by Fr. Shay Cullen

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[Event] Future of #PhInternet: A Philippine Multistakeholder Forum on Internet Governance, Human Rights, and Development

Vote for this article for the 5th HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards… The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) & the Internet Society Philippines (ISOCPh) in partnership with the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), Dakila Artist Collective, and the Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance (PIFA), with support from the Association for Progressive Communications, Internews, SMART Communications,…

[Solidarity] Vietnam should amend law to demonstrate Human Rights Council candidacy commitment – Vietnamese Bloggers

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