[Campaign] Cast COVID-19 Away! Donation Drive – iDEFEND and PAHRA

CALL FOR SOLIDARITY! CAST COVID19 AWAY! CIRCLES OF ACTION AND SOLIDARITY – #TulongSulongTayo Donation drive para sa mga informal sectors at mahihirap na komunidad sa gitna ng COVID19ph crisis. CP Numbers: Globe: 09277631500; 09060068901; Smart 09084452291 Email: COVID19HRVSULAT@gmail.com Facebook: In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement Apektado tayong lahat ng COVID-19 crisis, ngunit mas…

[Action Alert] Curfew violators in San Isidro, Paranaque City were allegedly arbitrarily arrested and detained and tortured by members of the police with the knowledge of Barangay Captain Noel Japlos -TFDP

Action Alert March 26, 2020 (Philippines) Curfew violators in San Isidro, Paranaque City were allegedly arbitrarily arrested and detained and tortured by members of the police with the knowledge of Barangay Captain Noel Japlos Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the alleged practice of…

[Video] ARESTO: Alamin ang iyong karapatan! (Part 1)-TFDP

Alamin sa bidyong ito ang iyong mga karapatan kung ikaw ay INAARESTO. #HumanRights #COVID19ph Anuman ang sitwasyon, nananatiling lubos at hindi dapat yurakan ang ating mga batayang karapatan. Lubos na absulote ang lahat ng karapatang ito. Sa anumang kondisyon o pangyayari, hindi maaring pigilan o suspendihin ang mga karapatang ito. Ito ay totoo kahit sa…

[From the web] COVID-19: Lessons from Philippines jails show how to fight infectious disease -ICRC

As COVID-19 focuses the world’s attention on infectious diseases, we have our eyes on one of the most dangerous places for the spread of such outbreaks: prisons, where densely packed people and (often) limited access to health care make for a risky situation. Overcrowding, poor ventilation, and infrastructures, deficient health, hygiene, and sanitation conditions favour…

[Press Release] EcoWaste Coalition Reminds Consumers to Buy Only Registered Rubbing Alcohol and Notified Hand Sanitizer

24 March 2020, Quezon City. The chemical safety watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition urged consumers to be vigilant when buying rubbing alcohol and hand sanitizer products during this period of public health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Consumers should be on their guard against the spread of unregistered rubbing alcohol and unnotified hand…

[Video] 10 (women) Kababaihan at ang COVID-19 Crisis

Kasabay ng pag-alala sa Buwan ng kababaihan, ngayong Marso rin ay humarap ang mga Pilipino sa hamon ng umiigting na COVID19 crisis. Ano nga ba ang sinasabi ng mga kababaihan hinggil sa hambalos ng krisis na hinaharap natin sa kasalukuyan? Kaya naman, kinulumpon natin ang sampung Quotes mula sa mga akda ng mga kababaihang hindi…

[Statement] Emergency powers for COVID19: The same politics of plunder and patronage but dressed in surgical masks and protective equipment -BMP/SANLAKAS/PLM

(Today, March 23, we are expecting Congress to hold a special session and grant emergency powers to Duterte as requested by Malacañang.) The supermajority in both Houses will ensure that the president will have his way, not out of deep concern for a people who face uncertainty due to the COVID19 pandemic but from a…

[Statement] Allocation of funds is the solution, not delegation of extra powers to the President -NAGKAISA

Workers who were forced into home quarantine without subsidies, in collective agony, already have a full view and had a taste of how disruptive and repressive Presidential power works during emergencies. The people never asked for it in the first place, nor will locked-down communities today demand a more extensive quarantine measure from the President.…

[People] Bill asking for emergency powers for the President contains provisions patently repugnant to the Constitution -By Atty. Gilbert Andres

I have read a draft bill asking for emergency powers for the President. My initial analysis of the draft bill is that it contains provisions patently repugnant to the Constitution (I) for delegating Congress’ power of the purse to the President and (II) for delegating to the President legislative powers to declare acts as criminal.…

[Video] Public health experts discuss the rights-based approach to COVID19 emergency response -iDEFEND

. # DISCUSSANTS: Dr. Nemuel Fajutagana MD, MHPED Dr. Nymia Pimentel Simbulan Doctor of Public Heatlh Dr. Yvonne Eligado Entico MD, SE Practioner Moderator: Rose Trajano COVID-19 Human Rights Violation Reporting https://idefend.ph/covid19-hrv-reporting # Websites iDEFEND https://idefend.ph/ PAHRA https://philippinehumanrights.org/ # Social Media iDEFEND https://www.facebook.com/iDEFENDoffic… PAHRA https://www.facebook.com/philippinehu… iDEFEND https://twitter.com/iDEFENDhr Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your…