We cannot effectively fight poverty if we see the poor as lazy, uneducated, non-tax payers and thus, undeserving of public support. Often associated with criminal activities, they are shunned, unwanted.
* Human rights group Karapatan writes a letter to United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial/Arbitrary Executions Agnes Callamart on political…
Let us all join hands and support the peace talks as a viable way for justice and righteousness to reign in our land.
As a nation, we must create a more just society catered to the most vulnerable—and that is our children, because protecting our children, means ensuring a future with hope.
For this year’s International Day of the Landless, we at PCFS reiterate the calls for land for the farmers, farm workers, indigenous peoples and small-scale food producers of the world, for an end to killings, militarism and repression aimed at food sovereignty activists, and for the junking of mega-trade deals which monopoly-capitalists are trying to foist on the world.
Statement from the Assumption College of Davao on the 72nd birthday of President Rodrigo Duterte
Statement of support of the Assumption College of Davao on the reappointment of progressive cabinet members
The right to housing is a universally acknowledged human right and a basic social condition to ensure an adequate standard of living.
When will the Duterte government learn that all-out war solves nothing but instead only heightens the resolve of the poor, deprived and oppressed Filipinos to further advance the struggle for justice, human rights and lasting peace?
Duterte’s backtracking is easily remedied. He and his government should demonstrate the political will to push through legislation to protect the rights of the country’s LGBT population, starting with same-sex marriage.