Tag Archives: Human Rights and Liberties

[From the web] “First anti-enforced disappearance law in the whole Asian region, was enacted into law exactly a year ago today.” -AFAD

AFADREPUBLIC ACT 10353, AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCE, the first anti-enforced disappearance law in the whole Asian region, was enacted into law exactly a year ago today. It is a product of years of struggle of families of the disappeared in the Philippines for truth, justice, reparation, memory and guarantees of non-recurrence. As the human rights community commemorates the first anniversary of this law, the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances in cooperation with the Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND) continues to work hard to ensure its full implementation.”

Source: https://www.facebook.com/afad.online2?fref=ts

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[Event] 1st PHBS Health Bloggers Meet -PHBS

1st PHBS Health Bloggers Meet

1st PHBS Health Bloggers Meet

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, and Alvin Dakis (IYC PH Chair).

Please contact Jofti Villena 0949-535-3494 or Janina Santos at 0905-416-7233 should you wish to attend. The event is for FREE.

Register @https://www.facebook.com/events/249768371848531/?source=1

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[Tula] Karapatang Pantao, Ikasampu ng Disyembre. Ni Gregorio V. Bituin Jr.

Karapatang Pantao, Ikasampu ng Disyembre
ni Gregorio V. Bituin Jr.
15 pantig bawat taludtod

Karapatang Pantao, ikasampu ng Disyembre
Araw ng taon, paggunita sa dangal at puri
May proseso ang bawat pagkatao ng marami
Pagkat iba-iba ang kultura ng bawat lipi
Marapat nating ipagtanggol ang ating sarili
Laban sa sinumang sa atin ay nang-aaglahi
Ang ginawa ni V ay di dapat ibintang kay G
Iwaksi na yaong ang mga asal ay kadiri
Sa sala ni X, bakit nagdurusa’y si Y at Z
Hindi natin dapat ihasik yaong maling binhi
Dapat loob natin ay nabubuhay sa mabuti
Ito ang sa araw ng karapata’y aking bati!

Igalang ang karapatang pantao by Greg Bituin

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The HRonlinePH.com team would like to extend our sincere and wholehearted gratitude to your active and meaningful participation

Dear fellow HR Pinduteros,

Greetings from the Human Rights Online Philippines!

Hope things are well on your end.

Through the HRonlinePH, last December 2nd (Monday) was an occasion to connect and bond with other HR Pinduteros, who work in the promotion and protection of all human rights both online and offline.

The HRonlinePH team would like to extend our sincere and wholehearted gratitude to your active and meaningful participation in the recently held 3rd Human Rights (HR) Pinduteros’ Choice Awards.

Kindly check the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGHE4uUo1u0&feature=share video of the event by Mr. Hubert Tibi of Shotlist, share it with your network and through Facebook and other social network sites.

The positive outcome of our event poses a challenge for us, HR Pinduteros, to assert and to stand up for “Internet Freedom…Our Right, Our Choice, Our Voice”.

Our thanks to you for making the 3rd HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards a success.

Way to go HRonlinePH!

[Statement] “ Kulang-kulang na pamamahala, tao ang kawawa !” Dapat Tao Muna !

SIGN-ON STATEMENT/PIRMA NG SUPORTA

2013 INTERNATIONAL HR WEEK CELEBRATION
65TH YEAR OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF
HUMAN RIGHTS (UDHR)

“ KULANG-KULANG NA PAMAMAHALA, TAO ANG KAWAWA !”
DAPAT TAO MUNA !

Sa ika-65 taon ng UDHR at ika-20 taon ng Vienna Declaration and Plan of Action on Human Rights, marami at naging makabuluhan pagtangkilik at proteksyon ang natamo na para sa Karapatang Pantao sa buong mundo. Subalit sa kabila ng mga tagumpay, marami at mabigat pa rin ang pangangailangan sa patuloy na pagsulong ng mga Karapatan kasabay ng mga makabagong hamon.

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Kasama sa mga matinding hamon para sa Pilipinas ay ang climate change o pagbabago sa klima ng mundo bunga ng hindi makataong mga polisiya at programa ng mga bansa at ng mga pamahalaan sa pag-unlad – tulad ng agresibo at abusadong industrialisasyon, pagmimina, pag-sira sa ating mga kagubatan, atbp. Isa pang mabigat na hamon ay ang pamamahala na hindi nakabatay sa karapatang-pantao (rights-based governance) kung kaya’t kulang-kulang at hindi komprehensibo ang pagtugon sa ating mga karapatan. Hinamon ng 1993 Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, aang lahat ng bansa na magpatupad ng national human rights action plan. Sampung taong nakalipas, wala pa rin nito sa Pilipinas.

Para sa December 10 International HR Day, makiki-isa tayo para sa mga naging biktima at nakaligtas sa trahedyang “Yolanda”, sa lindol sa Bohol, sa Zamboanga Siege at iba pang mga hagupit ng tao at kalikasan.

Maki-isa tayo sa mga naging biktima ng kalupitan ng tao at sa mga kakulangan ng pamahalaan.

1. Dapat TAO Muna! Dahil ang TAO ang sentrong dahilan at layunin ng pamahalaan at pamamahala, lalo na sa panahon ng krisis sanhi man ng tao o ng kalikasan. Ang dignidad at naka-ugat na mga karapatang pantao ay dapat laging itaguyod, ipagtanggol at pangalagaaan. Ang bawat bulnerableng tao lalo na ang mga kabataan at mga kababaihan ay unahin at masinsing paglingkuran ayon sa pangangailangan.

2. Dapat TAO Muna! Dahil obligasyon ng pamahalaan na palahukin ang pinakamalawak na bilang ng mga mamamayan – katuwangin ang civil society at non-government organizations – sa pagkaroon ng malawak na konsultasyon sa pagpapasinop sa komprehensibong pagtugon sa kabuoang pangangailangan ng mga mga biktima at mga nakaligtas mula sa mga natural at gawang-taong kalamidad.
Dapat maging bukas ang pamahalaan sa pagtugon sa mga pagsubaybay at mekanismo ng paniningil ng mga mamamayan hinggil sa equitableng paglagak ng pinansya, tulong sa mga biktima at hustisya. Walang isa man ang dapat malimutan.

3. Dapat TAO Muna! Ang mga polisya at programang pangkaunlaran ay dapat sumusunod sa pamantayan ng karapatang pantao at sa pag-unlad ng tao lalo na ng bulnerableng sector at hindi para sa bulsa o kapangyarihan ng i-ilan.

4. Dapat TAO Muna! Magkaroon at isapubliko ang Human Rights Action Plan. Dapat din nitong lamanin ang mga komprehensibong pagtugon sa mga natural at gawang-taong kalamidad na base sa mga prinsipyo ng karapatang pantao.

DAPAT TAO MUNA !

Nakiki-isa ako/kami sa mga panawagan :

1. Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA)
2. Amnesty International– Philippines (AI-Philippine)
3. Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ)
4. Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM)
5. Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP)
6. Asian Federation Against Enforced Disappearance (AFAD)
7. Balay Rehabilitation Center
8. Center for Migrants Advocacy
9. Families and Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND)
10. Medical Action Group (MAG)
11. Partido Manggagawa (PM)
12. Sarilaya
13. Sulong Comprehensive Agreement on the Respect of Human
Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL)

14. Human Rights Online Philippines (HRonlinePH.com)

Winners of 3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice Awards

Winners of 3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice Awards

Photo by Rommel Yamzon

Photo by Rommel Yamzon

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Project Byline: Rights All- You-Can campaign
By UPCJ
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Campaign

 

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PR: Teachers ask DEPED to expedite the release of bonus
By TDC
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Network’s Post

 

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[Appeal] An Open Letter to Pond’s and All Whitening Products
By Renee Juliene M. Karunungan
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Pindutero’s Post

 

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WE ARE NATURE rodgalicha.com
By Rodney Galicha
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Blogsite

 

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philippinehumanrights.org
by PAHRA
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Website

 

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Love is…Freedom from Violence!
By World March of Women – Pilipinas
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Event

 

 

Rated PG at PETA Arts Zone: “Love Does Not Hurt” campaign launch
By Dakila and PETA Arts Zone
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Photo

 

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March 8, 2013 International Women’s Day
By World March of Women – Pilipinas
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Video

 

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Dissidente!
By Jose Mario De Vega
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR Off the shelf/Resources

 

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Hey Coke! RESPECT workers’ rights! FB page
By APL
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice HR featured site

 

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MD4HR.net
By MAG
3rd Human Rights Pinduteros’ Choice for HR featured site

[Tula] Kartilya ng mabuting loob. ni Gregorio V. Bituin Jr

KARTILYA NG MABUTING LOOB
ni Gregorio V. Bituin Jr.
14 pantig bawat taludtod

pawang kasapi sila ng bunying Katipunan
na gabay ang Kartilya, mabuting kalooban
buhay na di ginugol sa banal na dahilan
kahoy na walang lilim, buhay na sayang lamang.

kung pawang pansarili yaong nasasaloob
di pakikipagkapwa sa puso’y nakalukob
paano na ang iba kung ang nakakubakob
sariling ginhawa lang ang sa kanya’y marubdob.

Kartilya’y mahalaga, gabay sa pagkatao
sadyang Katwiran yaong nangungusap sa iyo
ipagtanggol ang api, kapwa’y paglingkuran mo
at sa lahat ay dapat pantay-pantay ang pagtrato.

ang kabanalang tunay ay pagkakawanggawa
lalo pang mahalaga’y ang pag-ibig sa kapwa
at sa taong may hiya, salita’y panunumpa
ang loob ay linisin nang di maging kuhila.

naghihimagsik tayo laban sa kasamaan
at ipinaglalaban ang talagang Katwiran
dapat nating taglayin ang mabuting kalooban
upang di mapahamak ang kapwa, uri’t bayan.

namnamin nating buo yaong Kartilyang ito
bilang gabay ng ating buhay at pagkatao
kung tamaan man kita ng problema’t delubyo
ay nakatindig pa rin tayo nang taas-noo.

Greg

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

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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 platforms.

On 2nd December, HRonlinePH in partnership with the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) http://fma.ph/ will hold the 3rd Human Rights (HR) Pinduteros’ Choice Awards, which give recognition to exceptional individuals and organizations in recognition of their achievement in defending all human rights through online and offline.

Bringing HR Pinduteros to life….HRonlinePH knows that as good as its site content might be, its impact would be solely dependent on the number of readers, number of hits, number of generated feedbacks, and motivating those readers to become regular readers. HRonlinePH turned its focus to increasing ease of access to site content through effective and systematic use of social media tools and by consolidating selected groups of bloggers, writers and human rights defenders, through the HR Pinduteros, who all work to protect and defend all human rights.

The 3rd HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards is an opportunity not only to give recognition to the work and achievements of HR Pinduteros, but also to participate and to join the public in celebration of the International Human Rights Week.

We would like to invite you to join us at the 3rd HR Pinduteros’ Awards on December 2, 2013 (Monday), 7:00PM, at KALAYAAN BISTRO GRILL, #106 Kalayaan Road, Diliman, Quezon City, for a day of coming together to assert and to stand up for “Internet Freedom… Our right, Our choice, Our voice.”

For more information please contact HRonlinePH team at +63921-9645017, +63933-4654904, +63928-8443717, +63906-3959976 and +63923-4261110 and through e-mail hronlineph@gmail.com or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Human-Rights-Online-Philippines/160809923975269?ref=hl

Thank you. Way to go HRonlinePH.
Sincerely,

HRonlinePH Team

[Event] On human rights day, Light up 4 Yolanda victims, Light up 4 Rights.

ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, LIGHT UP 4 YOLANDA VICTIMS, LIGHT UP 4 RIGHTS.
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1. TAO Muna! Dahil dapat hindi na maulit ang kulang o walang kahandaan ng pamahalaan sa mga sakuna. Unahin ang kapakanan ng mga biktima at ng mga tao.

2. TAO Muna! Dahil dapat tayong tumindig at magkaisa sa pag singil sa pamahalaan sa kaniyang mga pagkukulang at hindi makataong polisiya sa pag-unlad na nagreresulta ng kapahamakan sa tao, sa ating kapaligiran at kalikasan .

3. TAO Muna! Dahil dapat karapatang pantao ang batayan ng pamamahala- ang pamamahalang sa karapatang pantao nakabatay,– good governance with transparency at accountabily.

4. TAO Muna! Dahil dapat may komprehensibo at strethikong polisiya at plano ang pamahalaan hinggil sa karapataang pantao . Dapat may National/Philippine Human Action Plan !

For more details pls contact Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) at 4362633 or Rose Trajano at 09065531792

Visit http://lightup4dec10.wordpress.com/

[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

Armando Paragay

https://www.facebook.com/armando.paragat?hc_location=stream

Note: Ang tulang ito ni Armando Paragat ay walang titulo o pamagat.

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

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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, gather in spaces of protest and launch myriad forms of collective action, as we draw our strength from the wisdom forged by the herstorical struggle of our ancestors and our continuing efforts to sustain these struggles. We are telling our governments, the men in our societies, the people and institutions whose actions, policies, perspectives, ideologies and behaviour maintain the political, social and economic oppression of women that change we want, and change we are making happen.

“Here in the Philippines, the state of the majority of Filipino women remains precarious. True, there has been renewed hope under a new government that promises to be the total opposite of the inept government that GMA’s administration was and to undertake reforms in governance, but this breath of fresh air is so thin it is fast depleting, threatening once again the gains that the women’s movement in the Philippines have achieved.”
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This entry was posted on March 9, 2013
https://hronlineph.com/2013/03/09/featured-video-march-8-2013-international-womens-day-by-clydiecandy/

Iboto ang iyong #HRPinduterosChoice para sa HR VIDEO.

Ang botohan ay hanggang sa 11:59PM ng Nov 15, 2013.
Ikaw para kanino ka pipindot? Simple lang bumoto:
• i-LIKE ang HRonlinePH.com FB page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Human-Rights-Online-Philippines/160809923975269) , sa photo album ay i-LIKE ang thumbnail/s ng iyong mga nais iboto, i-share at ikampanya.
Maari ring bumoto sa pamamagitan ng pagpindut sa button sa poll sa ilalim ng bawat nominadong post na matatagpuan din sa ilalim ng post na ito.
• Most number of the combined likes sa FB at sa poll buttons ang magiging 3rd HR Pinduteros Choice na kikilalanin sa 2013 HR week celebration.
Makiisa sa pagpapalaganap ng impormasyon hinggil sa karapatang pantao. Pindot na!
WHAT IS 3RD HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE AWARDS? https://hronlineph.com/2013/10/01/3rd-human-rights-pinduteros-choice-awards/

 

Iboto ang iyong #HRPinduterosChoice para sa HR BLOGSITE

Iboto ang iyong #HRPinduterosChoice para sa HR BLOGSITE.

HR BLOGSITE LOGOAng botohan ay magsisimula ngayon hanggang sa 11:59PM ng Nov 15, 2013.

IKAW PARA KANINO KA PIPINDOT? Simple lang bumoto:
• i-LIKE ang thumbnail/s ng iyong mga ibinoboto, i-share at ikampanya.
• Bisitahin ang LINK ng poll sa HRonlinePH.com (links sa bawat thumbnail) at pindutin ang button sa poll sa ilalim ng bawat nominadong post. Vote @
• Most number of the combined likes sa FB at sa poll buttons ang magiging 3rd HR Pinduteros Choice na kikilalanin sa 2013 HR week celebration.

Makiisa sa pagpapalaganap ng impormasyon hinggil sa karapatang pantao. Pindot na!

WHAT IS 3RD HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE AWARDS? https://hronlineph.com/2013/10/01/3rd-human-rights-pinduteros-choice-awards/


FOR HR BLOGSITE

1. renatomabunga.wordpress.com

FREE ZONE
ZONE where thoughts and actions on human rights are FREE
By Renato Mabunga

1FREEZONE

This page is a mere sounding board for a lively, fruitful and pluralistic discussions, a platform for opinions, and an arena for constructive dialogues where we may all learn and share thoughts… grand or simple as they may be… on human rights and our fundamental freedoms.

http:// renatomabunga.wordpress.com/

2. taomunahindimina.wordpress.com

TAO MUNA-HINDI MINA!
Kalikasan at tao muna- hindi tubo at kita.
Managed by TFDP

2TAO MUNA

Members of Civil Society, Faith based organizations and Human Rights Defenders working against destructive mining in the country are launching a campaign dubbed “TAO MUNA HINDI MINA!”. It is a campaign to assert that government as duty bearer should uphold human rights and protect the environment, and should conduct its affairs consistent with human rights standards and principles.
http:// taomunahindimina.wordpress.com/
3. koihernandez.wordpress.com

YOU’RE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE HERE.
By Koi Hernandez

3KOI

The opinions of a challenge-oriented, courageous, creative and curious youth in transition to becoming an adult. WARNING: I am not for the FAINT-HEARTED

http:// koihernandez.wordpress.com/
4. anakngdesaparecidos.wordpress.com

ANAK NG DESAPARECIDOS
By FIND

4SAD

The objective for founding SAD was to provide the children with much-needed rehabilitaion. In its early years, the focus of SAD was the attainment of this objective. Rehabilitation sessions and family conferences were conducted to help the children cope with their parents’ disappearance.

5. rodrigo75.wordpress.com

DEKONZTRUKTSCHON
thinkering thoughts
By Rodrigo Rivera

5ROD

is about looking at things differently, breaking the whole into its parts to understand each piece that makes the whole, then putting them again together as a new construction. It’s simply a way of thinking, of knowing and of understanding. The posts here are critical, reflexive and constructive attempts of life discourse – an exercise of being academic, political, apolitical, sometimes cynical and skeptic, theoretical, simple or unusual. This blog attempts to contribute to human understanding of their life realities by examining things in their social world with a different lense – deconstruction for reconstruction of knowledge.

6. digitelemployeesunion.wordpress.com

DIGITAL EMPLOYEES UNION

6DEU

• Closure, Integration of operation to PLDT – Redundancy cum (ERP) Retire – Rehire No Way! • Absorb Digitel employees in the Integration of Digitel Operation to PLDT
• Negotiate CBA with the DEU immediately, Without Further Delay!

7. rodgalicha.com

WE ARE NATURE
By Rodney Galicha

7RODNEY

Protecting the biodiversity and natural resources of Sibuyan Island (known as the Galapagos of Asia) through sustainable programs and social media, Galicha has been serving as executive director[7] of Sibuyan Island Sentinels League for Environment Inc. (Sibuyan ISLE) since 2007. His group, Sibuyanons Against Mining (SAM) successfully campaigned against nickel mining giant BHP Billiton and lobbied for the suspension of mineral extraction of a Canada-based mining company being operated by a Filipino corporation.[8][9] He also helped the Romblon Ecumenical Forum Against Mining (REFAM) in a successful campaign against a Canada-based mining giant Ivanhoe.[10] He also helped organize Mining Action Philippines – Australia (MAP-Oz), a mining watchdog based in Australia.

8. dars0357.wordpress.com

CARPE DIEM
Seize the Moment. Be Critical. Be Involved. Be Heard
By Darwin Mendiola

8DARWIN

Carpe diem is a phrase from a Latin poem by Horace which means “seize the day”. Carpe is literally translated as “to pick, pluck, pluck off, cull, crop, gather”. Diem on the other hand simply connotes “day”. Roman poet Ovid used this phrase to mean “to enjoy, seize, use, and live”. For the author, this is about changing our attitude – by simply being critical, being involved and to express one’s thought. This is what this blog is trying to do – just to contribute in the understanding of the social realities by examining issues that affect our lives.
Carpe diem is a call for individual and collective action.

9. matangapoy.blogspot.com

MATANG APOY
By Greg Bituin

9GREG

Wala akong yaman kundi ang panitik
Na kaulayaw ko sa gabing tahimik
Gamit sa paglikha ng tulang mabagsik
Na kapag tumama’y singtalim ng lintik

10. cannotallowtorture.blogspot.com

CAT ALERT!
Cannot Allow Torture Philippines
By TFDP

10CAT

“…torture has been humanity’s option for clinging to power and in suppressing truth. We cannot allow torture in anyway.”

Iboto ang iyong #HRPinduterosChoice para sa HR WEBSITES.

Iboto ang iyong #HRPinduterosChoice para sa HR WEBSITES.

HR WEBSITE LOGOAng botohan ay magsisimula ngayon hanggang sa 11:59PM ng Nov 15, 2013.

IKAW PARA KANINO KA PIPINDOT? Simple lang bumoto:

  • pindutin ang inyong napupusuan sa poll button sa ibaba ng post na ito
  • i-LIKE din ang thumbnail/s ng iyong mga ibinoboto sa HRonlinePH facebook, i-share at ikampanya.
  • Most number of the combined likes sa FB at sa poll buttons ang magiging 3rd HR Pinduteros Choice na kikilalanin sa 2013 HR week celebration.

Makiisa sa pagpapalaganap ng impormasyon hinggil sa karapatang pantao. Pindot na!

WHAT IS 3RD HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE AWARDS? https://hronlineph.com/2013/10/01/3rd-human-rights-pinduteros-choice-awards/

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FINALISTS FOR HR WEBSITE

1. http://clrdc.wordpress.com

CHILDREN’S LEGAL RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.

1 CLRD

is a non-stock, non-profit legal resource human rights organization for children committed to advancing children’s rights and welfare through the provision of its services based on human rights developmental framework approach and methodologies.

2. http://philrights.org

PHILIPPINE HUMAN RIGHTS INFORMATION CENTER

2 PHILRIGHTS

PhilRights envisions a just, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Philippines founded on a culture of human rights and gender equity. It envisions a society where each individual is able to fully realize one’s potential as a human person, to participate effectively in the economic, political and cultural life, and to share equitably in the benefits of economic progress.

3. http://phildeafres.org

PHILIPPINE DEAF RESOURCE CENTER

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To serve as a nationwide center for the Filipino Deaf community, and its individual and collective stakeholders, in the various needs, challenges and issues that concern it, by:

Encouraging, conducting and commissioning RESEARCH, particularly on sign language linguistics and interpreting, employment and livelihood, education, health and counseling, policy-making and legislation, media and technology, and Deaf culture and the arts;

Gathering and providing INFORMATION through the development of materials, and their publication and dissemination by print or electronic means; and

serving as a NETWORKING support for caregivers of the Deaf, advocates for the community, and Deaf organizations.

4. http://ctuhr.org

CENTER FOR TRADE UNION AND HUMAN RIGHTS

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CTUHR is committed to the cause of advancing genuine, democratic, nationalist and militant trade unionism. It is against all forms of deception and coercion that seeks to derail this cause. The Center believes that repression can and has taken on different and subtle forms like labour legislations, and flexible employment schemes, amongst others and therefore devotes herself to exposing these devious moves.

5. http://find.org.ph

FAMILIES OF VICTIMS OF INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCE

5 FIND

FIND untiringly searches for the disappeared and fights for justice through participative empowerment of its members. It upholds and actively works for the protection of human rights, particularly the protection of persons from enforced or involuntary disappearance, and links arms with local and international groups working for justice and peace in the spirit of respect, trust and mutual cooperation.

6. http://amnesty.org.ph

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

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is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights to be respected and protected for everyone.

7. http://philippinehumanrights.org

PHILIPPINE ALLIANCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATES

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PAHRA envisions a just, democratic, and peaceful Philippines founded on human rights culture. It envisions a society where there is gender equity, recognition of multiculturalism, environmental protection, and sustainable development. As such, all individuals and peoples are able to fully realize their potentials, participate and contribute in the economic, political, social and cultural life of society, and share equitably in the benefits of economic progress.

8. http://alyansatigilmina.net

ALYANSA TIGIL MINA

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The Alyansa Tigil Mina was born out of the collective concern of Non-Government Organizations, People’s Organizations and other Civil Society Groups against the impending threat of the revitalization of the mining industry in the Philippines. In mid-2004, NGOs/ POs, decided to disengage from a series of consultations convened by the DENR regarding the revitalization of the mining industry.

9. http://humanrightsdefenderspilipinas.wordpress.com

HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS–PILIPINAS

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HRDP was born-out from the series of campaigns of civil society organizations against the rising phenomenon of extra-judicial killings of human rights workers and activists in Philippines in 2006. This was highlighted with the official visit of the UN Special Rapporteur onSummary Execution Prof. Phillip Alston in March 2007; and, its subsequent report and recommendations on the Philippines at the UN Human Rights Council.

10. http://balayph.net

BALAY REHABILITATION CENTER

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The word balay, in many dialects in the Philippines, means a house, a shelter or a home. The name itself depicts protection, safety, and nurturance of well-being. In the course of the organization’s existence, the word balay have also signified a space where the people can work towards empowerment and development.

[Featured Site] Philippine Human Rights Monitor By PhilRights

Philippine Human Rights Monitor
Surveilling the state of human rights in the Philippines

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This is the paper.li page maintained by the Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights). Here you can access stories that impact on civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.

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PhilRights is a non-profit organization focusing on human rights research, information and monitoring & documentation.

Visit Philippine Human Rights Monitor @http://paper.li/PhilRights/

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[Event] Red-Baiting Forum 2013 -IPON

Red-Baiting Forum 2013

As a follow-up to our 2012 Red-Baiting Conference we cordially invite you to our
Red-Baiting Forum 2013

(on October 4th at UP Balay Kalinaw, Quezon City)

Based on the talks and results of the two previous forums, objective of the Red-Baiting Forum 2013 is to bring together Philippine state actors, international actors and national/international CSOs/NGOs to gather ideas and recommendations on a “Guideline to AFP ground line personnel on the prevention of Red-Baiting/Red-Labeling of HRDs and/or their legal organizations in conflict and non-conflict situations”.

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Red-Baiting in the Philippines can be described as a political strategy to accuse, denounce and persecute individuals and groups as members of communist organizations like the CPP-NDF-NPA in order to obstruct their work. The most forceful and extreme examples of Red-Baiting related violations of human rights are enforced disappearances, torture and extralegal killings.

Funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, IPON emphasizes this crucial issue that deals with threats to the existence of civil society organizations and their members in the third year.
Among the victims of Red-Baiting, human rights defenders are particularly endangered. They become victims of physical and legal harassments because of their peaceful engagement in their demand for human rights. Therefore it is the responsibility of the Philippine state to particularly take measures to protect human rights defenders and provide a situation in which they can peacefully strive for their rights without any kind of repressions.

Together we want to share perspectives, find common grounds and work out practical steps towards possible solutions. We sincerely hope that you will support us with your expertise and knowledge in this important policy design process.

Please feel free to contact us in case of further inquiries.

Nina Johnen
(Country & Project Coordinator)

R.S.V.P. (until Sept 30th), n.johnen@ipon-philippines.org, +63 (0)92 797 016 75

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[Announcement] Job vacancies at LRC-KsK/Friends of the Earth Philippines

Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center, Inc. http://www.lrcksk.org

LRC-KsK/Friends of the Earth Philippines is looking for:

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– passion for justice, human rights, environment and the law
team player and independent
– willingness to travel
– openness to learn

ADMINISTRATIVE and FINANCE ASSISTANT
– knowledge of bookkeeping
– experience/background in office management
– team player and independent

Send application letter and CV with at least two (2) character references to lrcksk@lrcksk.org with email subject “Application – Lawyer” or “Application – Administrative and Finance Assistant.”

Deadline for applications is on 15 October 2013.

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[Press Release] EU urged to pass law ensuring HR compliance of European firms’ supply chain -CTUHR

EU urged to pass law ensuring HR compliance of European firms’ supply chain

NGOs say new legislation can aid in ending “natural resource trade fueling conflict”

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A group of 58 non-government organizations from different parts of the world urged the European Commission to pass a “strong and effective” legislation that will “prevent European businesses [from] fueling conflict and human rights abuses through their purchases of natural resources” which include gold, tin, diamonds among others.

In a joint position paper, Breaking the links between natural resources and conflict: The case forEU regulation published on September 16, the group of civil society organizations laid down key factors that an EU regulation should have in order to ensure that businesses operating within EU’s jurisdiction, targeting mainly European firms’ supply chain, “are not causing or contributing to human rights abuses, directly or indirectly.”

Trade in natural resources mainly minerals and precious stones, according to the group, “has played a central role in funding and fuelling some of the world’s most brutal conflicts” that continue to impact on the daily lives of people in resource rich countries namely Congo, Colombia, Burma, Zimbabwe and the Central African Republic, “where violence is a major obstacle to development.”

As the Commission is expected to publish draft legislation by the end of 2013, the group of NGOs called on the EU to not miss the opportunity to “require EU-based companies to carry out supply chain checks that meet international due diligence standards developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).”

The group underlined that the EU, being the world’s largest trading bloc, is in a good position “to influence global supply chains and promote transparent and responsible sourcing in other jurisdictions.” They argued that doing due diligence will also benefit European businesses by ensuring that companies are not funding wars and will allow trade to continue but not at the expense of gross human rights violations.

The group recommends that the Commission’s draft legislation:

· Applies to all natural resources originating in any conflict-affected and high-risk area;

· Is based on relevant international instruments, including the International Bill of Human Rights, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas;

· Takes a risk-based approach that considers impacts on individuals and communities;

· Complements existing EU initiatives and legislation to promote transparency and sustainable development and forms part of a comprehensive approach to prevent environmental destruction, reinforce governance and encourage security sector and mining reform in natural resource-rich developing countries.

Among the Philippine NGOs that are signatories to the position paper are Center for Trade Union and Human Rights and Workers Assistance Center. To view full position paper and for a complete list of signatories go here.

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[Campaign] “Rights All- You-Can” campaign -UPJC

“Rights All- You-Can” campaign

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This year, as part of the UP Journalism Club’s (UPJC) 59th anniversary celebration, the organization is conducting a revolutionary campaign entitled: Rights All- You-Can, which aims to enable the youth to become aware of the need for the revival of human rights education in Philippine school curriculums.

Support “Rights All- You-Can” campaign. Join the information campaign online by liking and sharing information materials posted at https://www.facebook.com/upjournalismclub.

Offline, a human rights exhibit on September 16-19 at the University of the Philippines-Diliman and a forum will be held on September 20. These events will be UPJC’s concrete cumulative project, that both of which centers on human rights education awareness in the Philippines. The event is open to students inside and outside UP Diliman.

For more details pls follow UPJC @ https://www.facebook.com/upjournalismclub.

The UP Journalism Club (UPJC) is an academic organization based at the College of Mass Communication in the University of the Philippines – Diliman. For 58 years, UPJC has been continually striving to uphold the professional and the ethical standards in journalism through its tradition of critical thought and action, and has since then been in the service of the college, the university and the Philippine society.

Iboto ang iyong #HRPinduterosChoice para sa HR CAMPAIGN.

Ang botohan ay magsisimula ngayon hanggang sa 11:59 ng Nov 15, 2013.

Ikaw para kanino ka pipindot? Simple lang bumoto:
• i-LIKE ang thumbnail/s ng iyong mga ibinoboto sa HRonlinePH facebook, i-share at ikampanya.
• Bisitahin ang post sa HRonlinePH.com (links sa bawat thumbnail) at pindutin ang button sa
poll sa ilalim ng bawat nominadong post.
• Most number of the combined likes sa FB at sa poll buttons ang magiging 3rd HR Pinduteros
Choice na kikilalanin sa 2013 HR week celebration.

Makiisa sa pagpapalaganap ng impormasyon hinggil sa karapatang pantao. Pindot na!

WHAT IS 3RD HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE AWARDS? https://hronlineph.com/2013/10/01/3rd-human-rights-
pinduteros-choice-awards/

HRonlinePH.com supports UPJC’s “Rights All- You-Can” campaign

[Featured Site] MD4HR.net

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MD4HR

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The http://www.MD4HR.net is an online database of public health doctors like the City and Municipal Health Officers (C/MHO), Rural Health Physicians (RHP), Doctors to the Barrios (DTTB), Medical Officers, Medico-Legal Officers, Emergency Physicians and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Forensic doctors and Philippine National Police (PNP) doctors trained through the initiative of the Medical Action Group, Inc. (MAG) as part of its campaign against torture in the Philippines.

The purpose of http://www.MD4HR.net is to increase public awareness and access to the doctors trained on various human rights concepts, medical and psychological examination of torture victims, sexually-abused and survivors through an online interactive map.

Another aim of http://www.MD4HR.net is to offer a venue for reporting of human rights violation cases like torture and sexual assault as well as the list of the Department of Health (DOH) Retained Hospitals and Women and Children Protection Units in the Philippines.

Visit MD4HR.net @www.md4hr.net

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[Featured image] #FREEOURDEFENDERS! Free all political prisoners! -TFDP

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#FREEOURDEFENDERS! Free all political prisoners!

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Government keeps denying the existence of political prisoners. We need to assert the truth! Join us in a call to #FREEOURDEFENDERS! Free all political prisoners!

In previous statement, PNoy’s spokesperson Lacierda declared that ‘We have no political prisoners.’ Then the Department of Justice (DOJ) failed to deliver Government’s commitment to look into the plight of all victims of political incarceration as a result of the hunger strike more than one year ago. There’s unconfirmed information that the existing mechanism for the release of alleged political offenders (PCBREP) is to be dissolved by the government. If this information is true then the Aquino Government has no intention to release political prisoners through executive action.

While the general public and even most advocates are not aware of the situation and continuing violation of political incarceration and criminalization of political offense, these violations are used to attack freedom of belief and even human rights defenders.

The #FREEOURDEFENDERS campaign refers to detained human rights defenders and defenders of peoples’ issues and struggles or Political Prisoners as we call them.

The public should be informed about cases like Juanito “Nitoy” Itaas, a long-held political prisoner and Cocoy Tulawie, detained human rights defender among many others. Both are working for the defense of peoples’ issues and human rights. Accused with trumped up criminal charges, they are among the more than 300 victims of political incarceration languishing in jails nationwide.

The #FREEOURDEFENDERS campaign demands that the PNoy Government must:
1. Free all political prisoners
2. Look into the plight of victims of political incarceration
3. Protect human rights defenders
4. Respect freedom of political belief, freedom of expression, opinion and association
5. Stop criminalization of political offense

They are jailed for our struggles… we must claim their freedom now!

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