Cebu lawyers launch Cebu for Human Rights campaign

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/09/2018

Fed up with the spate of killings, a group of Cebuanos, many of them lawyers, formed a coalition to monitor and document all human rights abuses while repeatedly appealing to the government to take action and protect…

Human rights in the Age of Pop Culture

Raymund Fernandez 01/09/2018

Since 1967, we have come into the age of Popular Culture. This claim comes from the quaint perspective of a painter. 1967 was when Pop artist Andy Warhol caused the making of the painting “Brillo Box.” This…

Cebu for Human Rights coalition launched

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/09/2018

CEBU CITY– Fed up with the spate of killings, a group of Cebuanos, many of whom are lawyers, have formed a coalition to monitor and document all human rights abuses while repeatedly appealing to the government to…

DOJ, Mactan-Cebu International Airport renew pact to fight human trafficking

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2017

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) renewed their commitment to cooperate in preventing human trafficking suspects from escaping Cebu. In line with the celebration of International Day Against Trafficking yesterday, the…

Human rights

Raymund Fernandez 12/12/2017

We are all guided by the law of inertia. An object at rest remains at rest, an object in motion remains in motion unless or until an outside force acts on it. This is as true with…

Taking a determined stand for human rights

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 12/10/2017

Human rights should never be trivialized. One of the greatest Filipino leaders who ever lived, Senator Jose ‘Ka Pepe’ Diokno, aptly said “No cause is more worthy than the cause of human rights … they are what…

Human rights and development

Madrileña de la Cerna 12/09/2017

Today is International Human Rights Day, and it is everybody’s duty to do something to promote human rights in their own little ways to major ones. With the ongoing war against drugs, human rights have been associated…

Detained American, facing human trafficking case, found dead inside NBI-7 cell

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/05/2017

  A 42-year-old American national, who is facing a human trafficking case, was found dead inside the detention cell of the the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas (NBI-7) on Tuesday morning. NBI-7 Regional Director Patricio…

Palace confident Trump will not delve into PH human rights issues

Inquirer.net 11/11/2017

‘See you tomorrow,’ Trump tells Duterte during meetup at Apec Malacañang is confident that United States President Donald Trump won’t raise the issue of human rights during his bilateral meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila on…

Human remains found in Minglanilla river

Intern 11/09/2017

  The remains of an unidentified young man was found floating on the river in Barangay Tungkop, Minglanilla town, Cebu on Thursday morning. Labra Ledesma of Barangay Dumlog, Talisay Cebu City found the body while looking for…

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