Human rights groups and advocates commemorated the 71st Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with ecumenical services, educational discussions, and protests in the cities of Vigan, Urdaneta, Baguio, and Tuguegarao.
www.nordis.net 71ST YEAR COMMEMORATION. Members of progressive groups and rights advocates in Northern Luzon marked the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights today,...
By BRENDA DACPANO & RANDY EVANGELISTA www.nordis.net STREET ART FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. Baguio artists and human rights advocates readied Session Road for the International Human Rights...
MAKABAYAN, MAKIBAKA! Transport and youth groups led the commemorative march for the 156th birth anniversary of Katipunan leader Gat Andres Bonifacio. The marchers carried banners and placards condemning the intensified attacks against people's rights. They also urged the public to follow the footsteps of Bonifacio and continue the fight of Katipunan against foreign domination and genuine democracy for the Filipino people.
Bilang bahagi ng UP Baguio sa selebrasyon sa ikalawang anibersaryo ng deklarasyon ng UNESCO sa Syudad ng Baguio bilang Creative City for Arts and Crafts, pinangunahan nito ang ilang aktibidad kapwa sa larangan ng akademiya at sining kasabay ng pagsasaalang-alang nito sa kabuhayan at kultura ng kinabibilangang komunidad.
LOUD AND PROUD. The LGBTQ+ community marched the streets of Baguio to demand equal rights and end of discrimination. They also carried placards calling for the respect of human rights, end of de facto martial law, the bloody war on drugs and misogyny.
Nurses across the country demonstrated their united demand for the government to implement the Supreme Court ruling for them to receive basic pays equivalent to Salary Grade 15 (about P30,000) which the government denied from their sector for 17 years. They also called for the regularization of all nurses and their benefits, and better working conditions.
American journalist and activist Brandon Lee, who survived a murder attempt, is now in the United States. Family, friends, officials, and supporters in San Francisco warmly welcomed the Sunset District native.
Women leaders in the Cordillera strengthened their resolve to fight for their land, life, and resources at the Regional Women’s Human Rights Summit held on October 25 at UP Baguio.
40 DAYS. Youth organizations in Baguio City remembered Cadet Darwin Dormitorio and demanded justice for his torture and killing...