[From the web] Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse – hrdefenders.wordpress.com

Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse by yoyong, hrdefenders.wordpress.com July 15, 2013 A political prisoner in Cebu marked the 28th year commemoration of the abduction and disappearance of Redemptorist priest Rudy Romano on July 11, 2013 with a hunger strike until the Presidential State-of-the-Nation Address on July 22,…

[From the web] PLDT suko na! -DEU

PLDT suko na! / Published : Saturday, June 08, 2013 / Written by : People’s Tonight. NAPIPINTO na umanong matapos ang pag-aaklas ng mga miyembro ng Digitel Employees’ Union (DEU) na magtatatlong buwan nang naka-hunger strike dahil sa iligal na pagsibak ng Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) sa mga kawani ng Digitel makaraang mabili…

[Update/Campaign] Makati Commercial Estate Association Pinababaklas ang DEU Piketlayn -DEU

Makati Commercial Estate Association Pinababaklas ang DEU Piketlayn Makati— Tuloy-tuloy ang harassment sa mapayapang picketlayn ng mga Digitel Employees Union (DEU) sa PLDT Main Office sa Makati, kung dati mula sa mga security guards ng kumpanya, ngayon nama’y mula sa MAPSA at Makati Commercial Estate Association (MACEA). Bandang alas-diyes y medya ng umaga ng April…

[Statement] PLDT/DIGITEL Management… Untouchable? -DEU

PLDT/DIGITEL Management… Untouchable? After continuously defying and snubbing the Supreme Court’s decision (G.R.No. 184903-04, January 21, 2013) and Department of Labor and Employment’s order (Writ of Execution, March 19, 2013) to commence Collective Bargaining Agreement and Back to Work in favor of Digitel Employees Union (DEU), the PLDT/DIGITEL Management filed a case versus DEU, last…

[From the web] Hunger strikes and torture -worldwithouttorture.org

Hunger strikes and torture. worldwithouttorture.org Many torture victims have historically used the protest method of hunger striking to fight for change As of this blog’s posting, Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has been on hunger strike for 90 days in protest of his detention and treatment in Bahrain. The use of hunger strikes has a long history for…

[Press Release] ‘Tribesmen on hunger strike not from Brooke’s Point’—Palaw’an leader – ATM

‘Tribesmen on hunger strike not from Brooke’s Point’—Palaw’an leader Contends misrepresentation by BPTLF   Brooke’s Point, Palawan—Palaw’an tribe leaders are shocked that fake tribe leaders decided to go on hunger strike to put pressure on national government to allow mining in Brooke’s Point. “Maghu-hunger strike sila para minahin ang gaming ancestral domain, nakikisawsaw sila na…

[Isyung HR] Ligo na you, wangwang na me.

by Mokong Republic For the sake of our new readers.  Ang Isyung HR po ay inilalabas ng HRonlinePH tuwing Linggo.  Layunin nitong gawing magaan ang mga isyung bumabatbat sa karapatang pantao.   Announcement: On August 30, the international human rights community will be commemorating the International Day of the Disappeared (IDD). There will be activities…

[Press Release] Malacañang meets with supporters and relatives of Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike – www.tfdp.net

On the 23rd day of political prisoners’ hunger strike protest, Malacañang finally meets with members of civil society organizations to discuss the plight of the more than 300 political prisoners in the country. “Finally Malacañang has decided to look into the plight of political prisoners languishing in jails nationwide.  We hope that this dialogue results…

[From the web] Ninoy Aquino was a political detainee

“We only ask that freedom be returned, we ask for nothing more but we will accept nothing less.”- Ninoy Aquino President Marcos declared martial law on September 21, 1972 and he went on air to broadcast his declaration on midnight of September 23. Aquino was one of the first to be arrested and imprisoned on…

[Petition] Support the Political Prisoners’ Hunger Strike for Freedom and Human Rights! Sign Petition NOW!

SUPPORT THE POLITICAL PRISONERS’ HUNGER STRIKE FOR FREEDOM AND HUMAN RIGHTS! FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS! Dear All, On July 25, 2011, political prisoners and detainees around the country started their nationwide HUNGER STRIKE for freedom and human rights. This is to express their concern over: 1) government’s lack of explicit national policy on human rights;…

[Blogger] Hunger Strike: A Political Challenge – Carpe Diem

by Darwin Mendiola The hunger strike is a form of political protest by means self-starvation. Throughout modern history, hunger strike has been a powerful non-violent political action that has successfully shaken up the political structures of many countries around the world. The hunger strikes of Mahatma Gandhi in British-occupied India, Andrei Sakharov in the Soviet…