PPSE conclude Zero Waste Month, vows to intensify campaign against plastic pollution and false solutions in PangasinanPangasinan People's Strike for the Environment | February 5, 2023
Pangasinan People’s Strike for the Environment ended the Zero Waste Month with a forum entitled “WALANG PLASTIKAN: a fotum on Plastic Pollution and Ecological Alternatives.Pangasinan People’s Strike for the Environment ended the Zero Waste Month with a forum entitled “WALANG PLASTIKAN: a fotum on Plastic Pollution and Ecological Alternatives”.
Statement on the Immediate Resurface of CERNET Staff April Dyan Gumanao and Labor Rights Advocate Armand Jake DayohaCommunity Empowerment Resource Network, Inc. | January 19, 2023
CERNET, Inc. finds this incident seriously alarming considering the existing trend of attacks on development workers in Central Visayas, starting with the abduction and death of Elena Tijamo of the Central Visayas Farmers Development Center.
Stop Harassing Development WorkersCitizens' Disaster Response Center | January 12, 2023
CDRC, being the pioneer in community-based disaster management (CBDM) stands by the legitimacy of its activities that relentlessly promote disaster preparedness for the past 38 years. Beyond giving emergency relief during disasters, CBDM includes addressing the root causes of peoples’ vulnerability to disasters and exhorting people from various sectors to organize and actively participate in building disaster-resilient communities. CDRC has actively collaborated with local government units in providing emergency reliefs to disaster-affected communities and with national disaster risk reduction (DRR) agencies like the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) and National Anti-Poverty Commission-Victims of Disasters and Calamities (NAPC-VDC) Sector in implementing the national DRRM plans.
For Decision on 2005 South China Sea Joint Exploration Deal, Envi Group Hails SCKalikasan - People's Network for the Environment | January 11, 2023
Today, after 14 years, the SC declared that the JSMU violated the Constitution for allowing wholly-owned foreign corporations to explore the country’s natural resources without observing the safeguards provided in Section 2, Article XII of the 1987 Constitution. It voted 12-2-1.
Group calls for suspension of SIM registrationJunk Sim Registration Network | January 11, 2023
Junk SIM Registration Network, an alliance of digital experts and consumers,
held a protest action today in front of the National Telecommunications Office
(NTC) to call for the suspension of the SIM Registration Law amidst glaring
violations to data privacy two weeks into its implementation.
New year open letter to Philippine leaders: Building of destructive megadams like Kaliwa not needed to ensure right to waterDecember 29, 2022
Before we enter the year 2023, we advocates of the right to water and other people’s and consumers’ rights urge the Philippine government, especially our infrastructure and development planners and agencies, to urgently address the lack of safe, accessible, and affordable potable and domestic use water without resorting to the destruction of homes, livelihoods and […]
Christmas wish: Marcos Jr administration challenged to act on children’s rights violations, tackle peace processDecember 22, 2022
Numerous child rights violations happened under the watch of the Duterte administration, prompting child rights advocates and groups to call on the Marcos administration to address these including the resumption of peace negotiations that will identify solutions to socioeconomic strife.
Killings of Environmental Activists, Community Bombings Continue Under Marcos Jr. — GroupKalikasan - People's Network for the Environment | December 13, 2022
Kalikasan PNE lambasted the Marcos Jr. administration for failing even to recognize the ‘dire’ situation of environmental activists in the country. Alongside the other groups in the EDC, they called for impartial investigations into the continued attacks, including the indiscriminate military operations affecting entire communities.
Never Again! Never Forget! Filipino Activists Bring Anti-dictatorship Calls to COP27 – KalikasanNovember 18, 2022
“For a country that faces some of the world’s strongest typhoons and environmental disasters, the criminal culpability will always lie with politicians who fatten their pockets at the expense of every life, home and livelihood lost and damaged.”
Government fails to convince international community of improved human rights situation in PhilippinesNovember 15, 2022
Philippine UPR Watch Press Statement Geneva, Switzerland – The government tried but miserably failed in convincing the international community that the human rights situation in the Philippines has vastly improved. At the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) fourth cycle of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in this city Monday, many countries expressed concerns about ongoing […]