August 21, 2014     Philippines
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Press Releases and Statements

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Artists pay tribute to urban poor leader ‘Nanay Mameng’ through play

Press Release Artists such as renowned lights designer Katsch Catoy, filmmaker Adjani Arumpac and Brandon Relucio, theater artist Noel Taylo, theater artist and dancer Edwin Quinsayas, visual artist Rowena Bayon, graphic artists Tom Estrera III and Jennifer Padilla, musician and video editor RJ Mabilin, musician Louie Eslao and theater and film artist Bonifacio Ilagan collaborated

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Truth Cinema Film Festival now on its 2nd year, pursuing campaign to uphold human rights protection and awareness

The Truth Cinema Festival is now on its 2nd year in showcasing human rights films in different communities, schools and workplaces. Aside from areas in National Capital Region, included in this year’s leg are schools and peasant...

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Do you know all your rights?

PRESS RELEASE Rights All­You­Can is a human rights literacy campaign which seeks to encourage Filipinos, especially college students, to take an active role towards human rights education. The two-­week series of activities will culminate with a forum...

Monday, August 19th, 2013

UP professors denounce the pork barrel system

MANILA – Concerned faculty members of the University of the Philippines (UP) joined calls for the abolition of the pork barrel system. In a press conference on Friday, August 17, the UP professors wore their official sash...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

‘Justice beyond monetary compensation’

For immediate release February 23, 2013 Environmental and women’s groups are demanding ”justice beyond monetary compensation” for the USS Guardian’s grounding of the Tubbataha Reef National Park, saying that the incident is a blatant example of US...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

CHED need not be a piper tiger; Youth groups assail bogus consultations on tuition hikes

Youth groups led by Kabataan Partylist and the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) marched to the office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in Diliman at 11 a.m. February 21, 2013 to protest...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Youth advocates call for electoral platform against unjust tuition increases

PRESS RELEASE February 22, 2013 In the month of tuition hike consultations Youth advocates call for electoral platform against unjust tuition increases Youth advocates for clean elections urged the current administration and the electoral candidates to “address...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

KMU slams PMI Bohol Colleges for union-busting

PRESS RELEASE 22 Feb. 2013 MANILA — National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned today the management of the Philippine Maritime Institute in Tagbilaran City, Bohol led by Ms. Rizabel Cloma-Santos for busting the workers’ union in...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Green and women’s groups on Tubbataha issue: ‘Justice beyond monetary compensation’

Bulatlat.com MANILA — Environmental and women’s groups are demanding ”justice beyond monetary compensation” for the USS Guardian’s grounding of the Tubbataha Reef National Park, saying the incident is a blatant example of US disrespect for Philippine patrimony...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Aquino’s ECC for Xstrata-SMI is catastrophic

PRESS RELASE Ka Efren, NDFP-FarSouth Mindanao Region 22 February 2013 Malacanang’s approval and issuance of the ECC for the Xstrata-SMI gold-copper project in Tampakan is a plot hatched in hell. Pnoy is inexcusably accountable for this barefaced...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

KMU slams robbery in federation’s office

Media Release 23 Feb. 2013 MANILA — National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned today a case of robbery in the office of one of its federations, saying the incident is part of the Aquino government’s surveillance...

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