Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Disaster survivors vow to continue the fight for Justice and Rights

    Rehabilitation is not for Sale! Disaster survivors from different parts of Mindanao and Visayas converged in Yolanda-stricken Tanauan, Leyte to demand a stop to President B.S. Aquino’s wholesale selling of rehabilitation projects to business ventures in disaster-stricken areas. As a national network of disaster survivors, …

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  • President Aquino be accountable: Resign Now!

    Joint Statement of the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns-Midwest and AnakBayan Chicago The President of the Philippines Benigno S. Aquino III is in Chicago today to meet with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and several investors prior to his trip to Canada tomorrow. He was expected to be …

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  • Canadians protest visit of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper is applying a double standard by inviting President Benigno Aquino III. Last year, Harper cancelled his visit to Sri Lanka and closed the Tehran embassy because of human rights concerns. He refused to participate in a United Nations conference on disarmament …

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  • New Zealand group calls for justice for human trafficking victim Mary Jane Veloso

    Auckland Philippines Solidarity (APS) warmly congratulates the advocacy group Migrante International, the National Union of People’s Lawyers and their global network of supporters for the inspiring campaign to save the life of human trafficking victim Mary Jane Veloso. The case provides a good opportunity not …

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  • South Mindanao rights defenders, victims under attack

    KARAPATAN logoURGENT ALERT UA Date                                 : May 3, 2015 UA Case                                 : Threat, harassment, intimidation, surveillance   Victim/s                                   : Edessa Sandra Campos, 32, single Karapatan human rights workerLeonora Ricafort, 49, widow, Karapatan volunteer Jayson Ricafort, 13, son of Leonora Ricafort Aida Sanduman-Seisa, 34, married, Secretary …

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International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines. The ICHRP is a global network of organizations based outside of the Philippines, committed to campaigning for human rights and Filipino people's rights.