2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards is an event that aims to contribute in promotion of human rights online while we give recognition to efforts of HR pinduteros.
Human Rights Online Philippines or HRonlinePH.com started last March of 2011 and was officially launched in December 1, 2011 at Crystal Ship Café in Quezon City. The launch was highlighted by recognizing individuals and networks that contributed to the HRonlinePH.com’s initial success as an online community and resource on the country’s human rights condition through the 1st HR Pinduteros Awards.
More than a year after, as of December 2012 HRonlinePH.com has reached 283,598 hits or views. Last October 2, 2012 (During Black Tuesday) and October 27, 2012 were its busiest days with 1,541 and 2,294 visitors respectively according to our statistics provided by wordpress.com, giving us an estimated average of 600 hits a day since its conception last year.
We are consistently ranking in the top 10 of the site TopBlogs.com.ph under the category politics, government and more. In fact as of December 9, 2012, we are ranked 3rd among other blogs. We have also reached 573 followers in facebook and 196 in twitter. We are also being visited by thousands of readers from other countries like the US, United Kingdom, Austria, our neighboring countries and more.
We may not be the best blog in the Philippines, but we are one of the most promising Human Rights online community of pinduteros right now!
2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards
In our fight against the present state of the Cybercrime prevention law, we will not be stopped in using the internet in informing, inspiring and mobilizing the netizens to our cause. We will defend internet freedom! Let our voices be heard.
In celebration of 2012 Human Rights Day and as a way to give thanks to HR Defenders who continued their support by patronizing and contributing online articles, photos, statement, press releases and other resources, HRonlinePH.com is awarding its 2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards.
The HR Pinduteros Choice Awards is an online event that aims to give recognition to human rights defenders’ online activities (Individuals and groups) that informed, inspired and mobilized the online readers to our common cause that is to promote, defend and assert human rights utilizing the internet as a tool.
Online polling and popularization of the event also hopes to contribute in increasing awareness and build up for the international HR day celebration every December 10, through encouraging the netizens to visit and learn more about human rights issues, campaigns and etc. posted and featured in different HR sites.
Human Rights Pinduteros is a name we coined during Dakila’s Digital Activism Training or DIGIBAK in 2011 referring to HR community of internet users, HR advocates and activists (as a network) that promote and defend HR and believe in HRonlinePH.com’s call to inform, inspire and mobilize our readers to our cause.
“2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards” aims to:
- Encourage active HR promotions and posting
- Recognize online efforts for human rights
- Promote HR activities online and offline
- Encourage more readers and patronage for HR sites and causes
- Give a glimpse on measures of effectivity and popularity of HR posts, campaigns, advocacies etc.
Recognitions/Categories for HRonlinePH pinduteros’ (readers’) choice 2012
- HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR NETWORK‘S POSTS
- HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGGER‘S POSTS
- HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGSITE
- HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR WEBSITE
- HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR EVENT
- HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR PHOTO
- HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR VIDEOS
- OFF THE SHELF -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
- MOST CLICKED LITERARY POST -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
- MOST CLICKED FEATURED SITE -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
- POP ONLINE CAMPAIGN -SPECIAL AWARDS
Nominees were chosen from the top items per category posted in HRonlinePH.com based on the hits generated (site statistics) from the period of October 2011 to September 20, 2012.
Scores for winning posts were based on HRonlinePH.com statistics combined with an online voting/polling that was held from the period of October 2012 and ended in November 20, 2012 at the HRonlinePH.com FB page.
The Categories and winners
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR NETWORK’S POSTS
This recognition goes to our networks of human rights defenders, NGOs, institutions and campaign centers that have their Press Releases, statements and articles submitted to HRonlinePH.com for posting and generated the most number of readers.
HR Pinduteros and Pinduteras have spoken. The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR NETWORK’S POST is a Press Release about a protest against the proposed bill that recommends lowering the age of accountability for juvenile delinquents…
“House Bill 6052 Threatens Children’s Human Rights”
by Children Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRD)
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGGER’S POSTS
This recognition goes to the bloggers’ articles that generated the most number of readers in HRonlinePH.com.
The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGGER’S POSTS is about a group of blogger’s opinion on tuition fee increase expressed in a comic strip…
“Tuition Fee Nakamamatay”
By Agaw Trip Komiks
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGSITE
This recognition goes to HRonlinePH.com’s fellow pinduteros/pinduteras. A small community of human rights bloggers, digital activists and humanrights defenders that continuously utilize the internet for expressing their opinions, shared articles and promoted events and campaigns about human rights. Their links posted in HRonlinePH.com were the most clicked hr blog.
The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGSITE is a blog which according to the author is about his simple way of joining the global chorus for the protection of human rights. His page welcomes lively, fruitful discussions, a platform for opinions, and an arena for constructive dialogues where we may all learn and share thoughts on human rights and our fundamental freedoms.
FREE ZONE by Dr. Renato Mabunga
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR WEBSITE
This recognition goes to Human Rights websites that generated the most number of clicks from pinduteros in the HRonlinePH.com’s “HR websites tub” where the list of HR websites can be found.
The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR WEBSITE is an official site of a human rights institution established in 1991 it works with human rights research and information. It envisions a just, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Philippines founded on a culture of human rights and gender equity.
by Philippine Human Rights Information Center
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR EVENT
This recognition goes to the most popular human rights events posted in HRonlinePH.com.
The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR EVENT is about a human rights training held in November 5 to 12, 2012 in Tagaytay. Its goal is to increase participants’ knowledge of international human rights laws and its mechanisms, domestic laws, legal remedies, and engage in critical reflection and inquiry and apply the same in their human rights education work, and discuss the role of human rights education in building a culture of human rights in their region, to share strategies and best practices and to encourage networking.
PIHRTPA 4thNational Human Rights Training Program
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR PHOTO
This recognition goes to HR Photos that caught the attention of HRonlinePH.com’s visitors.
The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR PHOTO is a picture of a protest action against corporate greed.
“Images of protest action against Greed 3”
Photo by Bro. Martin Francisco
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR VIDEOS
This recognition goes to a Video that tackles a human rights issue or campaign produced by HR groups and most viewed by our visitors.
The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR VIDEO is an informative and educational video released during the commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law. It informs the youth that during the Marcos years, there was dictatorship, there was revolution – a revolution enlisting the participation not of a few but by millions of Filipinos.
Ano bang alam mo tungkol sa Martial Law?
by Subversive Lives (Susan Quimpo)
OFF THE SHELF -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
OFF THE SHELF is a category in HRonlinePH.com featuring reading materials produced by Human Rights Groups and Individuals. This recognition goes to the most popular resource material posted and shared in HRonlinePH.com.
Karapatan sa kalusugan by
Medical Action Group (MAG)
MOST CLICKED LITERARY POST -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Isa sa pinakapopular na artikulo sa HRonlinePH.com ay nakasulat sa wikang Pilipino. Mula sa isang manunula, manunulat at aktibista, kinikilala natin ang tulang may pinakamaraming mambabasa. MOST CLICKED LITERARY POST goes to…
Lahat ng tao’y may karapatan
by matangapoy.blogspot.com (Greg Bituin)
MOST CLICKED FEATURED SITE -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
One of HRonlinePH.com’s objective is to help promote HR sites through the featured site category. This recognition goes to this year’s most clicked featured site. MOST CLICKED FEATURED SITE plays with humor and satire, the recognition goes to an opinionated site…
Agaw Trip Komiks sa FB
POP ONLINE CAMPAIGN -SPECIAL AWARDS
This recognition goes to the most effective and popular online campaign conducted this year. An online campaign that was able to mobilized netizens in an online action day complementing an offline mass action. POP ONLINE CAMPAIGN is an online protest against the Anti-Cybercrime Law…
Black Tuesday – Philippine Internet Freedom Alliance