[Press Release] Leyte groups: Engage people in Yolanda rehab -PM

Leyte groups: Engage people in Yolanda rehab Informal workers associations in Leyte are asking the government to engage with people’s organizations in the planning and implementation of the Yolanda rehabilitation in the face of allegations of overpriced and substandard bunkhouses. “Aside from the opinions of experts, the participation of the people themselves is vital in…

[Press Release] Labor groups picket Korean embassy -PALEA

Labor groups picket Korean embassy The labor groups Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA), Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) and Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) picketed the South Korean embassy in January 10, 2013 in McKinley Town Center, Fort Bonifacio in protest at labor repression in Korea and Cambodia. The picket-protest was in coordination with a general…

[Statement] Proteksiyunan ang mga Guro -TDC

Proteksiyunan ang mga Guro Nanumbalik na naman ang masamang bisyo ng mga bandido sa Zamboanga Peninsula. Nitong bago mag-Pasko, Disyembre 18 ay isang guro ang dinukot ng mga armadong lalaki sa Zambaonga City. Ang kaawa-awang guro ay si Ms Cathy Mae Casipong, 23 taong gulang at guro sa Sibugtoc Elementary School sa nasabing lungsod. Nag-Pasko…

[Statement] New year, old woes for teachers -TDC

New year, old woes for teachers As classes open today after more than two weeks of holiday break, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) enumerated some problems that they predict will continuously haunt public school teachers and the education sector for the coming year. Kidnapped teacher in Zamboanga. The vicious kidnapping cycle in the South strikes…

[Press Release] Group calls for transparency, people’s participation in Yolanda rehab plan -PM

Group calls for transparency, people’s participation in Yolanda rehab plan Amidst reports and allegations of overpriced and substandard temporary shelters for Yolanda survivors, the Region 8 chapter of Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) called for transparency and people’s participation in the implementation of the rehabilitation and reconstruction plan. “We are victims of disasters not once but…

[Statement] Teachers decry p300 additional poll duty pay -TDC

Teachers decry p300 additional poll duty pay The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) said they appreciate the P300.00 additional honorarium for teachers who served during the 2013 barangay elections held on October 28 and special elections on November 28 held in Bohol Province and Zamboanga City. The announcement came from the budget department yesterday as its…

[Featured Photo] Mr. President don’t stop the relief operation until it’s over.-Larry Pascua

Habang nasa biyahe patungong Balangiga, Eastern Samar noong Disyembre 21, 2103, isang panawagan ang aking napansin. Alam kong bumisita ka din Mr. President sana nakita mo ito. Malinaw ang mensahe Mr. President don’t stop the relief operation until it’s over.-Larry Pascua Source: https://www.facebook.com/lee.pascua1 Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials. Author/s…

[Video] Filipino Youtube Singers Unite for Typhoon Relief (“The Prayer” for the Philippines). By GREEN MANGO

Filipino Youtube Singers Unite for Typhoon Relief (“The Prayer” for the Philippines) GREEN MANGO Published on Youtube, December 17, 2013 Donate to Red Cross: http://bit.ly/18NZZBy A deeply touching collaboration of some of the best and most unique Philippine voices on YouTube (feat. viral stars such as Zendee ‘random girl’ & Aldrich Talonding). This very special…

[Blog] Human rights week 2013 and beyond. By Mokong

HUMAN RIGHTS WEEK 2013 AND BEYOND. By Mokong Perspektib With the theme, “Sa kulang-kulang na pamamahala, TAO ang kawawa. Dapat Tao Muna,” the right of the people to government’s response in tragedies, climate change and all human rights was the focus of the campaign by human rights groups and activists in the Philippines that commemorated…

[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…