Posts by tag: Human Rights

1 month ago

IN MEMORY

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IN MEMORY

Protesters refuse to sit on chairs prepared by police authorities for them along Roxas Avenue in Davao City on the International Human Rights Day, December 10, 2020. They instead placed photos of victims of political killings under the Duterte administration. (Photo courtesy of Bern Pormento)

3 months ago

AFP general’s threats on women celebs spark movement vs red-tagging

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AFP general’s threats on women celebs spark movement vs red-tagging

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) official and National Task Force to End Local Communist Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. has drawn flak for issuing threatening remarks against actress Liza Soberano and 2018 Ms. Universe Catriona Gray, some of the female celebrities who are vocal on their advocacies.

3 months ago

Fr. Pops remembered, ‘He said we build heaven on earth’

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Fr. Pops remembered, ‘He said we build heaven on earth’

The ninth death anniversary of Italian missionary Fr. Fausto ‘Pops’ Tentorio PIME will fall on October 17. While the quest for justice has dragged on this long, the young people, the Lumad and scholars he had supported will honor his legacy with a tribute for his being “a true servant of the people”.

3 months ago

An unfulfilled promise to girls

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An unfulfilled promise to girls

Nine years ago the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 declaring October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, as a recognition of girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.