[Press Release] Human Rights Day 2014: Psychosocial Support in focus with launch of Report-IRCT

Human Rights Day 2014: Psychosocial Support in focus with launch of Report To mark this year’s Human Rights Day, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) together with the Medical Action Group (MAG) has launched the report ‘In Pursuit of Justice’, casting a light on psychosocial support for victims of torture in legal proceedings.…

[Blog] Video-video din pag may time for Yolanda victims

Video-video din pag may time for Yolanda victims. Malikhain talaga tayong mga pinoy, akalain mo ‘yun ang daming video sa youtube na nalikha at ginamit upang ipaalam sa mundo ang mga nangyari, at siyempre makangalap ng tulong para sa mga biktima. Ilan sa mga video na aking tinutukoy ay hinaluan ng musika na ang iba…

[Press Release] Rights groups hold nationwide candle lighting for Yolanda Victims on International Human Rights Day -TFDP

Rights groups hold nationwide candle lighting for Yolanda Victims on International Human Rights Day Call on government to prioritize the rights of victims and stop politicking In commemoration of the International Human Rights Day of 2013, human rights groups held nationwide solidarity candle lighting in several parts of the country, for victims of typhoon Yolanda…

[Video] #ProjectPagbangon: Sandugo (Original Singers Edition) -PMPI

#ProjectPagbangon: Sandugo (Original Singers Edition) Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. Dec 9, 2013 Join the #ProjectPagbangon Music Video Making Contest! On the occasion of this year’s Human Rights Day, the Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI) is launching a MUSIC VIDEO-MAKING COMPETITION on the theme “RELIEF AND REHABILITATION ARE HUMAN RIGHTS”. The friendly competition is fairly simple:…

[Press Release] Group Declares Rampant Mercury Use and Trade a Threat to People’s Right to Health and Life -BAN Toxics

Group Declares Rampant Mercury Use and Trade a Threat to People’s Right to Health and Life Quezon City, Philippines — On Human Rights Day, environmental justice group BAN Toxics stresses the protection of people’s right to life as it reiterates their call to phase out mercury use and trade. “As the world observes International Human…

[Press Release] German Human Rights Advocacy Network demands stop of political motivated killings in the Philippines

German Human Rights Advocacy Network demands stop of political motivated killings in the Philippines Cologne/Germany- 146 unresolved politically motivated killings of Philippine activists is the disillusioning balance of almost two and a half years of the Government of President Aquino. On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day on December 10 the Action Network…

[Statement] Impunity for Enforced Disappearance Must End NOW! – AFAD

Today (December 10), as the world commemorates the 63rd International Human Rights Day, the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances or (AFAD) calls on all governments particularly those in the Asian region to stop enforced disappearance and to end impunity. Enforced disappearance is considered one of the cruelest human rights transgression. It is a multiple and…