The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Cordillera will conduct a motu propio investigation of the murder of Imam Bedejim Abdullah as CHR Director Rommel Daguimol said the killing of the imam is alarming.
There is no finality yet in the plan to rehabilitate Baguio City, environment undersecretary Benny Antiporda clarified amidst fears of the city’s ‘closure’ in the coming days.
Joanna Carino, an Ibaloi elder and martial law survivor, and former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno both stressed to their audience that the youth are indispensable to effecting genuine social change.
Tignayan Productions, a local alternative media outfit in Ilocos launched a film inspired by true events that led to the upsurge of the revolutionary movement in the region early evening on December 10, as part of this year’s International Human Rights Day commemoration.
By relationship, our country holds an ugly historical record in the Guinness Book of World Records for being where the Marcos regime is cited for committing the “Greatest Robbery of Government.”
Now that the Bells of Balangiga are repatriated to the Philippines, there is a flurry of claims as to who should be credited for their return. Malacanang Palace has the audacity to say that it was only through the “political will” of President Rodrigo ‘Digong’ Duterte that the bells will again be hoisted at the Balangiga Church towers in Samar.
The National Union calls out the brazen twisting of the truth committed by the Daily Tribune in its December 3, 2018 banner story “‘Papa Kiko’ joins DU30 war.”
“And now we will make human beings; they will be like us and resemble us… And so God created human beings, making them to be like him.”- Genesis 1:26-27
Marami ring mga batang nagmumura at parang normal na lang sa kanila ito. May ipinasa ang konseho ng Lungsod ng Baguio na ordinansa na ipinagbabawal ang pagmumura. Pero ganun pa man, marami pa rin ang nagmumura.
The Ifugao Peasant Movement said the human rights situation in Ifugao continues to worsen and the climate of fear and impunity is creeping throughout the province causing a chilling effect to a democratic and free society.
TFIP decried the blatant disregard of the human rights of indigenous peoples by the Duterte administration and noted that 2018 will be remembered as the year the government openly declared that human rights defenders from legitimate and registered organizations are considered as “terrorists”.