Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

By Charmaine P. Lirio TO SHARE or not to share -- that's a question that arguably shouldn’t even come up whenever the Supreme Court is asked for the Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) of its members and the rest of the judiciary....

By Cong B. Corrales IT'S THE MOMENT of truth for all political parties and the nation's political leaders. In a statement issued on Friday, the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition urged all politicians their political parties to take a stand on the...

IT WAS a gathering repeated over and over again for the past 57 months. This time, on the grounds of the National Council of Churches of the Philippines office in Quezon City, Philippines, journalists, families and friends of the victims of the Ampatuan...

TODAY, 57 months after the Ampatuan Massacre, justice has yet to be had for 58 people who were murdered on a hilltop in the village of Masalay in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province. Exactly 57 months ago today, armed men believed to be under orders...

THE WORD "memory" traces its roots to the Latin word "memoria" and "memor," meaning "mindful" or "remembering." It is defined as the human brain's ability to "encode, sort, retain, and subsequently recall information and past experiences." The website...

HRW urges follow-up on other alleged rights violators By Julius D. Mariveles THE US-based Human Rights Watch urged President Benigno S. Aquino III to follow-up on the “extraordinary” arrest of retired Army major general and former Bantay...

Cong B. Corrales THE ARREST of former major general Jovito Palparan will bolster the cases filed against the ex-military official accused of a string of alleged human rights violations. The arrest came three years after Judge Teodora Gonzales of the...