More student leaders and organizations are calling for the head of the National Youth Commission (NYC) to step down from his post.
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The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the third extension of Martial Law extension in Mindanao until the end of 2019 has drawn flak from various progressive groups, calling it as “outright neglect of human rights.”
Rappler chief Maria Ressa was detained overnight at the National Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Pasay City for cyber libel charges, in what media watchdog and lawyer’s group called, as a “shameless act of persecution by a bully government.”
Former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief and now senatorial aspirant Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa pulled a campaign stunt on Tuesday but it has raised the eye brows of women rights advocates, saying the stunt was crass, sexist and misogynist.
Two soldiers being held captive by the New Peoples Army (NPA) appealed for help from President Rodrigo Duterte to cease military operations to pave way for their release.
Workers’ group on Monday lamented that the labor woes involving a Japanese multinational banana firm was not tackled before the visit of Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono here in the country.
Human rights advocates are wary of a countrywide martial law if the military’s proposed amendments to the anti-terror law will be legislated.
The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) has announced on Wednesday it has caught sight of a 10 to 11-month old Philippine Eagle was spotted nesting in the highlands of Bukidnon province.
The youth group League of Filipino Students (LFS) recently voiced out its concerns and condemned the government’s renewed bid to revive the mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) among senior high school (SHS) students in the country.
The massive human rights violations committed against the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) or lumads and peasants are designed to silence the opposition to the continuing operations of large-scale mining and plantations in Northern Mindanao and the rest of Caraga Region.