Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

NO SAFE WATER and toilets in homes mostly not powered by electricity. Far fewer doctors and health facilities care for their babies and mothers. They die up to 10 years earlier than most Filipinos across the nation. Yet still, the people of the...

Remembering Ka Pepe Diokno "I know my people. We will be free. We will develop. We will build our own societies. We will sing our own songs" — Jose W. Diokno [caption id="attachment_18122" align="aligncenter" width="500"] KA PEPE DIOKNO | Photo...

WE ARE REPRINTING this article originally titled "MILF guerrillas watch from a distance as PNP Board of Inquiry visits encounter site" first published on the website of MindaNews on February 25, 2015. SITIO ALILING, Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao...

REPRESENTATIVES of civil society organizations from Mindanao appealed to members of the Philippine legislature not to hold hostage the deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law following the Mamasapano incident in Maguindanao province. To know...

Civil society groups, peace advocates call on solons REPRESENTATIVES of civil society organizations from Mindanao appealed to members of the Philippine legislature not to hold hostage the deliberations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law following the...

WE TAKE a look back at the EDSA People Power Revolt in this video short of images and interviews by the PCIJ of 20 people who took part in the campaign to remove former President Ferdinand E. Marcos. For the first episode of "Balik Tanaw," let's listen to...

EDSA, the road, the revolt. Here's a quick look at the event that toppled a president 29 years ago. [caption id="attachment_18068" align="aligncenter" width="301"] INFOGRAPHICS by Cong B....