Podcast: People’s lawyer talks about human rights

Dec. 10, 2009

picture--Zarate2Although the basic right to life, dignity, and development are inalienable rights inherent to every human being, these rights can be suspended by the state for various reasons, political or otherwise. This is why, people need to assert these rights to enjoy them to the fullest.

Listen to Lawyer Carlos Isagani Zarate, secretary-general of the Union of People’s Lawyers in Mindanao (UPLM) and a former president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Davao chapter, lecture Davao journalists during the two-day human rights reporting seminar, “Sensitive and Sensible Journalism” held at the Eden Nature Park in November this year. (davaotoday.com)

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