[Video] Kilala nyo ba si Nitoy? -TFDP

Friends help us appeal for the release of Nitoy Itaas. Paano ka makakatulong? Help us by: 1. TALK ABOUT NITOY TO 2 OF YOUR FRIENDS 2. SIGN AND SHARE PETITION: sign this petition at change.org and ask 2 of your friends to sign too. 3. LIKE AND SHARE: Visit and like #IpakilalaSiNitoyKayPNoy!” FB page You can…

[Featured image] #FREEOURDEFENDERS! Free all political prisoners! -TFDP

#FREEOURDEFENDERS! Free all political prisoners! Government keeps denying the existence of political prisoners. We need to assert the truth! Join us in a call to #FREEOURDEFENDERS! Free all political prisoners! In previous statement, PNoy’s spokesperson Lacierda declared that ‘We have no political prisoners.’ Then the Department of Justice (DOJ) failed to deliver Government’s commitment to…

[From the web] Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse – hrdefenders.wordpress.com

Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse by yoyong, hrdefenders.wordpress.com July 15, 2013 A political prisoner in Cebu marked the 28th year commemoration of the abduction and disappearance of Redemptorist priest Rudy Romano on July 11, 2013 with a hunger strike until the Presidential State-of-the-Nation Address on July 22,…

[Featured Story] Political Prisoner Longs for Freedom, The Story of Juanito Itaas (Part 1)- TFDP

Political Prisoner Longs for Freedom, The Story of Juanito Itaas (Part 1) by Task Force Detainees of the Philippines HRonlinePH.com published this article by TFDP in July 2011. We decided to reshare this article one more time in support of TFDP’s #FREEourDEFENDERS Campaign. Amidst the sound of merrymaking, Juanito Itaas addressed the visitors and his…

[From the web] Updates on the Bail Hearing of Temogen “Cocoy” Tulawie case -hrdefender.org

Updates on the Bail Hearing of Temogen “Cocoy” Tulawie case hrdefender.org February 4: Hearing on Continuance of Detention of Mr. Tulawie in Davao Human rights group (Philippine Alliance of Human Rights, Task Force Detainees of the Philippines, Alliance of Progressive Labor, Kilusan para sa Pambansang Demokrasya, and Balay Rehabilitation Center) assembled outside the City Hall…

[Statement] Statement of Temogen “Cocoy” Tulawie on the first anniversary of his arrest and incarceration as a human rights defender

STATEMENT OF TEMOGEN “COCOY” TULAWIE ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ARREST AND INCARCERATION AS A HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER Dear Friends, Comrades, Supporters and Fellow Human Rights Defenders, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh! Exactly one year ago, January 14, 2012 just at the stroke of midnight, I was with my two sons, Eeman, (17…

[In the news] GMA’s release indicates ’double standard’ justice – rights group -POC

GMA’s release indicates ’double standard’ justice – rights group Migrante-Middle East, www.thepoc.net July 26,2012 An activist overseas Filipino migrants’ right group reacted thus to the release from hospital arrest of former president and incumbent Pampanga representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo after the court granted her bail on the grounds that the electoral sabotage case filed against her by…

[From the web] Hunger for justice -hrdefenders.wordpress.com

Hunger for justice by hrdefenders June 6, 2012 Would justice be judiciously served now that Renato Corona is out of the judiciary? Not so for Ramon Patriarca who must still face trumped up charges of rebellion whil locked up in the stockade of the AFP-Central Command. He, like the 167 political prisoners across the country,…

[Event] Human Rights Day with PALEA workers – PAHRA

HRDs and Advocates ! INVITATION Human Rights Day with PALEA workers October 6, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Venue: In Flight Catering Center , MIA Road, Terminal II near Nayong Pilipino ACTIVITIES : Ø Forum on Right to Work Ø Film Showing Ø HR materials booth Ø Solidarity statements Please bring your statement of support and…

[Statement] Martial Law’s Remnants after 39 years

We, Roman Catholic bishops and clergy of the Visayas Clergy Discernment Group are saddened that remnants of the Martial Law are still witnessed today, 39 years after its declaration, and 30 years after it was “lifted.” Thirty-nine years ago, the Marcos dictatorship jam-packed jails with political prisoners who fought against corruption and repression.  Priests, religious,…

[Press Release] Civil Society to PNoy: Eradicate the shadows of Martial Law by releasing political prisoners and ending impunity

A day before the commemoration of Martial Law, leaders of civil society organizations urged President Benigno Aquino III to permanently eradicate the dark shadows of atrocities that Filipinos experienced under the authoritarian rule by starting with the release of all political prisoners, giving justice to victims of human rights violations and ending impunity. “‘Tuldukan na…