[Statement] Scaremongering seems to be obscuring the facts in the furor over the case of Evangeline Vallejos, the Filipino domestic worker seeking the right to apply for permanent residency -AI Hongkong

Amnesty International Opinion Mabel Au, Director, Amnesty International Hong Kong February 25, 2013 Scaremongering seems to be obscuring the facts in the furor over the case of Evangeline Vallejos, the Filipino domestic worker seeking the right to apply for permanent residency. With the Court of Final Appeal due to consider her case this week, conspicuously…

Suu Kyi makes election debut in Myanmar

Suu Kyi makes election debut in Myanmar. GMA News, AFP April 1, 2012 Kawhmu, Myanmar — Voting began Sunday in Myanmar elections seen as a test of the government’s budding reforms, with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi standing for a seat in parliament for the first time. A victory for Suu Kyi would cap…

[Event] 2nd Araw ng Siklista – CYCAD

On Sunday Nov. 20, 2011,  thousands of cyclists will gather to hold the 2nd Araw ng Siklista. They will  trace a path through Metro Manila‘s 16 cities & 1 town. The free public whole-day event fetes cyclists by fellow cyclists from all walks of life – the blue-collar worker bike commuter  to the weekend leisure…

[Isyung HR] Ligo na you, wangwang na me.

by Mokong Republic For the sake of our new readers.  Ang Isyung HR po ay inilalabas ng HRonlinePH tuwing Linggo.  Layunin nitong gawing magaan ang mga isyung bumabatbat sa karapatang pantao.   Announcement: On August 30, the international human rights community will be commemorating the International Day of the Disappeared (IDD). There will be activities…

[Sunday Isyung HR] Joks ba ‘to? Kala mo lang hindi, pero OO, OO!

Its Sunday again mga ka-mokong at ka-mokang. Labor Day pa. San ka pa? Gumising akong bat-bat ng muta at pagmamantika.  Naghilamos po ako nang ma-realize ko na wala na pala akong sabon.  Paano po ako makakabili gayong wala rin akong perang pambili.  Kasi po wala na akong trabaho dahil sa end contract na ako last…