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Anti-terrorism campaigns worldwide lack human rights grounding – UN expert

UN Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms Fionnuala Ní Aoláin said in her report that most policies countering terrorism worldwide directly contributes to human rights violations. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Any policy to counter violent extremism must comply with international human rights law. A…

BY JEWELYN MARANAN Contributed to Bulatlat.com Christ’s passion has for years been compared to the present conditions of the Filipino people who have perpetually been under the burden of social ills. This comparison has developed the tradition of Kalbaryo ng Bayan since the early 90’s which has been flexibly applied and modified based on the…

Journalists and artists have recently issued statements denouncing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s call for media to “focus on winners, not losers.” BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com Journalists denounced President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s strongly-worded speech at the Nov. 10 conference of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP, Association of Broadcasters in the Philippines) in Baguio City.…