[People] When authority is perverse, abuse is rife. by Fr. Shay Cullen

When authority is perverse, abuse is rife. Fr. Shay Cullen 19 June 2013 It’s all about power and fear. Several impoverished, abused, cheated and beaten Filipino female workers taking shelter in Middle Eastern Philippine embassies have been allegedly sexually assaulted and prostituted by some corrupt and depraved embassy officials of the Department of Foreign Affairs,…

[People] The silenced screams by Fr. Shay Cullen

The silenced screams By Fr. Shay Cullen Rachelle, when she was just 13 years old, suffered in silence and isolation. Like most children in the world, she turned into herself and at that young age, having being certified mentally challenged with a mental age of a 9 year-old, she felt totally helpless to change or…

[Statement] Scaremongering seems to be obscuring the facts in the furor over the case of Evangeline Vallejos, the Filipino domestic worker seeking the right to apply for permanent residency -AI Hongkong

Amnesty International Opinion Mabel Au, Director, Amnesty International Hong Kong February 25, 2013 Scaremongering seems to be obscuring the facts in the furor over the case of Evangeline Vallejos, the Filipino domestic worker seeking the right to apply for permanent residency. With the Court of Final Appeal due to consider her case this week, conspicuously…

[Event/Announcement] 6th Asia Pacific Mediation Forum Summit, Manila 2013 -PolScie Dept. DLSU

6th Asia Pacific Mediation Forum Summit, Manila 2013 Mediation in a Globalizing World: Challenges to Multi-Culturalism, Peace-Building, and Religious Tolerance De La Salle University, Taft Avenue, Manila, Philippines December 9-11, 2013 Information about the APMF 2013 Summit On behalf of the committee responsible for convening the 2013 Asia Pacific Mediation Forum Summit – the Political…

Asian Human Rights Commission

[Event] Dean Jose Manuel Diokno to host Rights Talk on “Civic Education during Martial Law in the Philippines and Beyond” at the University of Hong Kong on Wednesday, 30 January -AHRC

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) wishes to forward you the following press release from the Centre for Comparative and Public Law at the Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong. Asian Human Rights Commission Hong Kong ————- FORWARDED PRESS RELEASE AHRC-FPR-003-2013 A Press Release from the Centre for Comparative and Public…

[Job Announcement] 2 job vacancies in Asia – deadline 29 Oct – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

2 job vacancies in Asia – deadline 29 Oct – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Dear friends, Greetings from Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, the independent non-profit organization that draws attention to the human rights impacts (positive & negative) of over 5100 companies worldwide, seeks responses from companies when concerns are raised, and…

Asian Human Rights Commission

[Press Release] The Tulawie case — activist’s wife talks about how his arrest changed her and her children-AHRC

PHILIPPINES: The Tulawie case — activist’s wife talks about how his arrest changed her and her children (Hong Kong, September 6, 2012) Mussah Sherian, the wife of the falsely accused human rights activist Temogen “Cocoy” Tulawie, thought she would just be “behind the scenes taking care of (their) children,” but it all changed after his…