[Statement] of CHR Spokesperson on the alleged ‘forced’ public apology order on University of the East’s campus paper chief

06 April 2020 The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) denounces the alleged repressive actions against Joshua B. Molo, Editor-in-Chief of The Dawn, the official campus paper of the University of the East. On his personal social media account, the student journalist expressed his criticisms on how the government is handling the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19…

[Video] ARESTO: Alamin ang iyong KARAPATAN! (Part 2) -TFDP

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[Statement] The Image Publication, the Official Student Publication of Occidental Mindoro State College, stands with Mr. Molo, EIC of UE Dawn

Last April 5, 2020, University of the East (UE) Dawn’s Editor-in-Chief Joshua Molo was allegedly forced to choose between two options: to voluntarily sign a waiver that he will not post any anti-government sentiment again and issue a public apology or face arrest and detention. The “choices” were given when Molo’s former teachers filed a…

[Statement] On the recent harassment of UE Dawn’s editor-in-chief for posting opinion on the government’s inaction towards COVID-19 pandemic- The Guild

The Guilds strongly condemn this kind of harassment to Joshua Molo, editor-in-chief of the University of the East’s Dawn, after he has been subjected to threats by his former teachers and the responding officials of Cabiao, Nueva Ecija where he resides. Mr. Molo was forced to publicly apologize after a former high school teacher cried…

[Press Release] Universalisation ang sagot sa kaguluhan sa anti-covid social amelioration program -PM

Hindi pili (targeted) kundi panglahatan o yaong tinatawag na universal system ang dapat ipatupad bilang solusyon sa malawak na diskontento at kaguluhang nagaganap ngayon sa mga barangay kaugnay ng social amelioration program for COVID-19 . Ito ang binigyang diin ni Ka Rene Magtubo, Tagapangulo ng Partido Manggagawa (PM) sa harap ng kalituhan at kaguluhang nagaganap…

[From the web] Joshua Molo, editor-in-chief of UE Dawn, the official student publication of the University of the East, was forced to apologize in public over a Facebook post criticizing negligence amid the coronavirus pandemic

𝗔𝗟𝗘𝗥𝗧: Joshua Molo, editor-in-chief of UE Dawn, the official student publication of the University of the East, was forced to apologize in public over a Facebook post criticizing the Duterte administration’s negligence amid the coronavirus pandemic. This happened after Molo argued with his former high school teachers, who were offended by Molo’s online post. At…

[From the web] DAKILA condemns the harassment of Joshua Molo, the Editor-in-Chief of the UE Dawn, for publishing his opinion about the current administration’s response in the #COVID19 pandemic

We strongly condemn the harassment of Joshua Molo, the Editor-in-Chief of the University of the East’s official publication UE Dawn, for publishing his opinion about the current administration’s response in the #COVID19 pandemic. Earlier today, Molo was threatened by barangay officials with the filing of a libel case against him if he will not issue…

[Press Release] 21 veggie vendors arrested for trying to make a living amidst lockdown -SANLAKAS

Twenty-one ambulant vegetable vendors were arrested by the Quezon City police yesterday afternoon in along the Elliptical Road and are presently detained at the QCPD Station 9 in Anonas. Old Capital Site Barangay Captain Rodelio Cabigas ordered the arrests for violating quarantine protocols. The vendors claim that they were only forced to sell their wares…

[Action Alert] Philippines: Shoot to kill threat against alleged community organizers and left-leaning organizations by Cordillera Police

Action Alert April 3, 2020 (Philippines) Shoot to kill threat against alleged community organizers and left-leaning organizations by Cordillera Police based on the pronouncement of President Duterte on April 2, 2020 Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the alleged harassment against alleged community organizers…

[Statement] Children’s Rights must be respected at all times even in containing the COVID-19 virus -CLRDC

The Children’s Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRDC), an organization that promotes child protection and restorative justice, recognizes the threat posed by COVID-19 to nations around the world. The magnitude of the public health, economic, and social impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic led to the Philippine government’s proclamation of a state of a public…

[From the web] Philippine Children Face Abuse for Violating COVID-19 Curfew -HRW

Young People Locked in Dog Cages, Coffins, Stripped Naked By Margaret Wurth and Carlos H. Conde Philippine authorities have subjected children to absurdly abusive treatment for violating curfew and quarantine rules imposed to limit exposure to COVID-19. Police and local officials in several parts of the country have mistreated people detained for violating COVID-19 regulations,…

[Statement] #FreeSanRoque21 -CTUHR

“We are calling for the immediate and unconditional release of the #SanRoque21. Their grievance for food and aid is legitimate, just and should be immediately addressed. The Duterte administration should see the spontaneous protest for what it really is, not an attempt to destabilize or defy the government or a simple show of Filipinos’ ‘katigasan…