[Statement] Pagkain Sapat Dapat! STOP HUNGER NOW! -NFC

Pagkain Sapat Dapat! STOP HUNGER NOW! Quezon City – On the occasion of World Food Day, 16 October 2014, the National Food Coalition, a broad organization of peasants, urban poor folks, women, and youth, calls upon the Philippine Congress, to pass immediately the zero-hunger bill — House Bill No. 3795 and Senate Bill No. 2137.…

[Events] Activities in commemoration of the INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DISAPPEARED- AFAD/FIND

INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DISAPPEARED May 27 -31, 2013 Dear Friends: The Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND), the International Coalitions Against Enforced Disappearances (ICAED) and the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD are organizing two activities in commemoration of the INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF THE DISAPPEARED (May 27 -31, 2013). The May 28 Roundtable…

[In the news] Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week -InterAksyon.com

Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week’ By InterAksyon.com October 20, 2012 MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno Aquino III has declared the fourth week of October as the annual Juvenile Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week to highlight the rights of the Filipino youth. In an interview over dzRB on Saturday, deputy Malacanang spokesperson Abigail Valte said Aquino…

[Event] A march to inform, inspire, remember the people’s struggles against Martial Law -#RememberML@40!

Dear Human Rights Advocates and Defenders, #RememberML@40! A march to inform, inspire, remember the people’s struggles against Martial Law Join us this Monday (May 21, 2012) @ 7a.m. – 9 a.m. Camp Crame – Camp Aguinaldo The families of Martial Law victims andHuman Rights Defenders will gather to Inform, Inspire and to Remember Martial Law…

[Petition] A people’s petition calling on the Philippine Congress to urgently pass a bill to compensate all victims of human rights violations during the Marcos dictatorship

Aa people’s petition calling on the Philippine Congress to urgently pass a bill to compensate all victims of human rights violations during the Marcos dictatorship 21 April 2012 WHEREAS, the Philippines is a Charter-State of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and is, therefore, duty-bound to protect and uphold the basic rights of…

[From the web] Overall Result of FIND’s Search and Documentation Work: November 1985 to October 2011-www.find.org.ph

Overall Result of FIND’s Search and Documentation Work: November 1985 to October 2011 The commission of the global phenomenon of enforced or involuntary disappearance remains unabated in the Philippines. Since involuntary disappearance is not yet considered a crime under Philippine laws, the 15 cases filed in court by some families with the assistance of FIND…