Winners of 3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice Awards

Winners of 3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice Awards Project Byline: Rights All- You-Can campaign By UPCJ 3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Campaign   PR: Teachers ask DEPED to expedite the release of bonus By TDC 3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Network’s Post   [Appeal] An Open Letter to Pond’s and All Whitening…

[From the web] The CHRP-IDP Project -idpproject.wordpress.com

The CHRP-IDP Project. The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHRP) is in the forefront of laying down foundation of a human rights culture and a mechanism for the protection of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).  Currently, it has developed the CHRP Project on Internally Displaced Persons (CHRP-IDP Project) envisioned to set up a rights-based…

[Event] 1st PHBS Health Bloggers Meet -healthactivist.ph

1st PHBS Health Bloggers Meet Saturday, December 14, 2013 Time7:00am until 6:00pm Trimona Healthy Dining, 112 Anonas Ext., Sikatuna Village, Quezon City The Philippine Health Bloggers Society (PHBS) in cooperation with HealthActivist.ph and @IYCPilipinas present the PHBS Health Bloggers Meet this coming December 14, 2013 (Saturday) in Quezon City featuring speakers Ana Santos, Grace Nicolas,…

[Event] 3rd HR Pinduteros’ Awards on December 2, 2013, 7:00PM, at KALAYAAN BISTRO GRILL, #106 Kalayaan Road, Diliman, Quezon City

Dear fellow human rights defender, Greetings from the Human Rights Online Philippines! “Internet Freedom… Our right, Our choice, Our voice.” For the third time, the Human Rights Online Philippines or HRonlinePH.com https://hronlineph.com/ will give recognition to human rights defenders who, individually or with others, work to promote and defend human rights by using the online…

[Statement] Humanrights group assails judge for soldier’s acquittal in couple’s slay in TagumCity -TFDP

Humanrights group assails judge for soldier’s acquittal in couple’s slay in TagumCity The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) assailed the judge for the military’s acquittal over the slaying of the couple Bacar and Carmen Japalali during a military operation headed by Sgt. Serafin Jerry Napoles last September 8, 2004 in Barangay Bincungan, Tagum City. In…

[Solidarity] BANGLADESH: Alarming escalation of threats to human rights defenders -The Observatory

BANGLADESH: Alarming escalation of threats to human rights defenders Publication of an international fact-finding mission report Paris-Geneva, November 9, 2013 -As two members of prominent human rights NGO Odhikar will face trial tomorrow in Dhaka in relation to their human rights activities, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT joint programme,…

[Solidarity] Arrest of Odhikar Director, a new step in persecution of prominent human rights organisation -the Observatory

BANGLADESH: Arrest of Odhikar Director, a new step in persecution of prominent human rights organisation Geneva-Paris, November 6, 2013. The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, express their deep concern as Mr. ASM Nasiruddin Elan,…

[Tula] Tagsibol nang siya’y isinilang… ni Armando Paragat

Tagsibol nang siya’y isinilang, ngunit ni dampi ng Diyosa’ng namumukadkad, o ‘di kaya’y malanghap ang kanyang halimuyak ipinagkait, ng berdugong mandaragit, halang at kasuklam-suklam. Tagpunla ng siya’y namulat, ngunit bago pa man mahawakan ang karit, ani’y di naisaboy sa hangin, o ‘di kaya’y matikman ang biyayang butil kinitil ng lupit ng sugong ganid https://www.facebook.com/armando.paragat?hc_location=stream Note:…

“BALITOK goes to Nueva Vizcaya” finalist for the 3rd HR Pinduteros Choice for HR VIDEO

Vote for the video “BALITOK goes to Nueva Vizcaya” by She Andes for the 3rd HR Pinduteros Choice for HR VIDEO. Watch video @ https://hronlineph.com/2013/01/26/videofilm-balitok-goes-to-nueva-vizcaya/ Balitok (Ilocano term for GOLD) captures a slice of life and reality of indigenous tribes (Kalanguya and Kankanaey) practicing artisanal or small-scale mining in the province of Nueva Vizcaya as…

“March 8, 2013 International Women’s Day” finalist for the 3rd HR Pinduteros Choice for HR VIDEO

Vote for the video “March 8, 2013 International Women’s Day” by ClydieCandy for the 3rd HR Pinduteros Choice for HR VIDEO. Watch video @ https://hronlineph.com/2013/03/09/featured-video-march-8-2013-international-womens-day-by-clydiecandy/ A feminist flashmob organized by World March of Women-Philippines, participated by Women Human Rights Defenders from different NGOs in the Philippines. About World March of Women-Philippines “We march to the streets,…

[Press Release] Rights defenders increasingly branded “enemies of the State” over development projects, UN expert warns

Rights defenders increasingly branded “enemies of the State” over development projects, UN expert warns. NEW YORK / GENEVA (29 October 2013) – Human rights defenders working on behalf of communities affected by large-scale development projects are increasingly being branded ‘anti-government’, ‘against development’ or even ‘enemies of the State’, a UN independent expert has warned. Human…

[Press Release] More action needed to tackle business-related abuse of indigenous people’s rights –

More action needed to tackle business-related abuse of indigenous people’s rights NEW YORK / GENEVA (29 October 2013) – States and businesses need to do more to tackle and prevent the violation of indigenous peoples’ human rights as a result of business-related activities, a United Nations independent expert body has said. “Indigenous peoples are among…

[From the web] Philippines: divided leadership and lacklustre performance -PAHRA

Philippines: divided leadership and lacklustre performance By Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA)[1] Source: http://renatomabunga.wordpress.com/ I. General Overview President Benigno Aquino III considered 2012 a year of continued resurgence of the economy bolstered with increased confidence in good governance. He took pride in the dramatic leaps the country has taken in the global competitive index…

[Statement] Groups condemn dismissal of murder case against Army’s 27th IB -Justice for the Capion massacre DENIED

Groups condemn dismissal of murder case against Army’s 27th IB Justice for the Capion massacre DENIED Support groups of anti-mining communities affected by the Tampakan Copper Gold Project condemn the dismissal of the criminal charges against members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines 27th Infantry Battalion. Last year, Oct 18, Juvy Capion and her…