[Event] Future of #PhInternet: A Philippine Multistakeholder Forum on Internet Governance, Human Rights, and Development

Vote for this article for the 5th HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards… The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) & the Internet Society Philippines (ISOCPh) in partnership with the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), Dakila Artist Collective, and the Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance (PIFA), with support from the Association for Progressive Communications, Internews, SMART Communications,…

[Resources] “Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” -UATC

“Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” The writing of this publication was in collaboration with members of the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)- Philippines led by Amnesty International Philippines, Balay Rehabilitation Center, Medical Action Group (MAG) and Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) in cooperation with…

[Statement] Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” -PAHRA

Filipinas Palmoil Plantations, Inc.(ludes): corporate violence vs. farmer-beneficiaries; a murderer for a manager; a budget for “blood money” August 11, 2014 The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) strongly condemns the merciless killing of a Manobo, Armando Campos y Adlawan, in Brgy. Ebro, San Francisco, Agusan del Sur. Reportedly, on the early morning of…

[Statement] Rectify HRV Claims Board: All should qualify -PAHRA

Rectify HRV Claims Board: All should qualify EX-PNP PCSUPT. LINA SARMIENTO: GOOD PERSON, WRONG APPOINTMENT Each of the members of the Human Rights Victims’ Claims Board… shall possess, among others, the following qualification: “(b) Must have a deep and thorough understanding and knowledge of human rights and involvement in efforts against human rights violations committed…

[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…

[Announcement] CSO-People’s Intervention and Monitoring Mechanisms (CPIMM)

CSO-PEOPLE’S INTERVENTION AND MONITORING MECHANISMS (CPIMM) The CSO-People’s Intervention and Monitoring Mechanism (CPIMM) is a broad configuration of individual human rights defenders (HRD) and collective HRD’s in formations coming from all sectors of the civil society. These individuals and formations come from all territorial levels — community, municipal, provincial, regional and national where the HRDs…

[Statement] Salute to the Workers as Human Rights Defenders in their Struggles for Dignity and the Right to Development-PAHRA

MAY 1 SOLIDARITY STATEMENT: Salute to the Workers as Human Rights Defenders in their Struggles for Dignity and the Right to Development The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates salutes all the workers as Human Rights Defenders in their struggles for dignity and the Right to Development. PAHRA celebrates with workers all over the world their…

[Event] General meeting for CSO- Peoples Monitoring Mechanism (CSO-PMM) – PAHRA

Greetings from the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA)!   Last year on December 8, we successfully launched the Civil Society Organization (CSO)- Peoples Monitoring Mechanism (CSO-PMM)  during the Commission on Human Rights’ “Ulat sa Bayan” wherein we symbolically turned over to Chairperson Loretta Rosales documentation of human rights violations. Currently, the Philippine Alliance…

[From the web] Joint Civil Society Report for the 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) – www.philippinehumanrights.org

Joint Civil Society Report for the 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) This submission was prepared through facilitation of the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) with assistance of the Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights) in coordination with sixty-three (63) civil society organizations (see annex 1). Four (4) national workshops and consultations including…

[In the news] Groups give Aquino admin failing mark on human rights protection – www.gmanetwork.com

As the world marked International Human Rights Day on Saturday, human rights advocates gave President Benigno Aquino III‘s administration a failing mark in human rights protection. The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) urged Aquino to prosecute human rights violators with the same intensity his administration has been pursuing his immediate predecessor Gloria Arroyo.…

[Isyung HR] Torture me not!

By Mokong and the gang MOKONG: What is so good about the day? Well, three months na po ang HRonlinePH at sumakto naman last June 23 ay nag-No. 2 po tayo sa TopBlogsPh sa kategorya ng Politics and Governance. Yippeee! At ‘yan po ay dahil sa mga kaibigan nating patuloy na nagpapadala ng kani-kanilang mga…