[Press Release] Philippines: Aquino’s Doubtful Legacy on Rights No Real Progress on Justice for Serious Abuses -HRW

Philippines: Aquino’s Doubtful Legacy on Rights No Real Progress on Justice for Serious Abuses (New York, January 28, 2016) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino III’s six-year term in office will end in mid-2016 without achieving his promised goal to significantly improve human rights in the country, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report…

[Press Release] Green activists and rights groups launch campaign asking PNoy to prioritize peoples’ rights and environment over profit from mining

Green activists and rights groups launch campaign asking PNoy to prioritize peoples’ rights and environment over profit from mining A week before President Benigno Aquino’s 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 28, rights groups, environmental activists and advocates intensified their call for PNoy to act decisively on what according to them is…

[Press Release] PNoy dared to act on Hanjin deaths -PM

PNoy dared to act on Hanjin deaths Just two days after the commemoration of Labor Day, the Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) challenged President Benigno Aquino III to uphold and protect workers rights at the giant Hanjin shipyard in Subic, Zambales as another worker died last May 1 in a workplace accident. “PNoy had once personally…

[Video] I-google mo si Nitoy Itaas. #IpakilalasiNitoykayPNoy!

I-google mo si Nitoy Itaas. #IpakilalasiNitoykayPNoy! All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way that it was originally published online and sent to us. We may edit submission in a way that does not alter or change the original material. Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials. Author/s and…

[Isyung HR] A rights’ propaganda by Mokong Perspective

Isyung HR: A rights’ propaganda. by Mokong A proud PNoy was quoted in several news articles saying “a very vocal leftist community in the Philippines is very good at propaganda on human rights but I think the record speaks for itself.” I searched for the definition of the term propaganda for the sake of clarity.…

[Appeal] Letter to PNoy: Juvenile Justice Law must be effectively implemented, and the further recommendation that minimum age of criminal responsibility should not be lowered

His Excellency Benigno Simeon Aquino III President, Republic of the Philippines Malacanang Palace JP Laurel Street , San Miguel, Manila 1005 Philippines Dear His Excellency President Aquino, We, the Children’s Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRDC), an NGO that monitors, documents, investigates and provides direct services to cases of violence against children, with special focus…

[Isyung HR] State of the Mokong Address

State of the Mokong Address Babala: ang inyong mababasa ay pawang mga opinyon lamang, kathang isip at katuwaan. Ang mapikon… Mokong nga e. Maraming salamat po. Maupo ho tayong lahat. Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile; Speaker Feliciano Belmonte; Bise Presidente Jejomar Binay; mga dating Pangulong Fidel Valdez Ramos at Joseph Ejercito Estrada; ang ating mga…

[People] Indigenous Women on SONA 2012 by Judy A. Pasimio

Indigenous Women on SONA 2012 NOTE from Judy A. Pasimio, LILAK (Purple Action for IP Women’s Rights) These are words and reactions from the indigenous women who listened and watched Pnoy deliver his SONA. For one and half hours, they waited for Pnoy to say something about his program for the indigenous people, or something…

[From the web] Karapatan, SELDA calls on flash mob dancers for political prisoners’ freedom

Karapatan, SELDA calls on flash mob dancers for political prisoners’ freedom July 22, 2012 A day before Pres. Noynoy Aquino’s 3rd State of the Nation Address (SONA), Karapatan and SELDA today launched via http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnCjfcdJ-vY&feature=youtu.be a call out video for flash mob as part of the campaign to release all political prisoners. Following yesterday’s launch of…