Another human trafficker nabbed in Talisay, eight minors rescued

Nestle L. Semilla 06/14/2018

THEY never learn. Despite an ongoing crackdown against those involved in cyberpornography, another alleged human trafficker was arrested by police on Thursday afternoon in an entrapment operation in Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City. This time, eight minors aged…

Doggo rushes to its human owner after sustaining burnt injuries and we can’t help but feel sad

Raul Constantine Tabanao 03/19/2018

A picture is worth a thousand words. This old adage was proven again after a photo of a domestic dog was uploaded online and drew raves on social media following a fire in Minglanilla town, southern Cebu…

ALARMING: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FINDS HUMAN RIGHTS CONDITION IN CV

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/09/2018

AI says policemen are the top human rights violators in Cebu and other parts of Central Visayas The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas says the AI report is “unacceptable” Alarming. This was how Amnesty International described…

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…

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