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EngageMedia, Bulatlat to screen films on digital rights and safety

By REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA — EngageMedia, in partnership with Bulatlat, will be streaming Tech Tales, a collection of short films human rights issues in the digital space on Nov. 20, 2021. Four of the eight films are slated to be streamed on Saturday, which will cover issues such as online gender-based violence in Indonesia,…

‘Rouge Gallery’: Men wear red lipstick vs red-tagging

Men took up actor Angel Locsin’s red lipstick challenge in protest of Armed Forces of the Philippines Southern Luzon Command chief Lt. General Antonio Parlade Jr.’s latest red-tagging spree against government critics.

Keeping our eyes on the ball: Human rights in the time of COVID-19

That is why the work of defending human rights must never flag as this crisis develops. While our programming is naturally affected by necessary constraints on travel and physical meetings, human rights work is never done in isolation. It is rooted in personal connections based on mutual understanding, respect, and trust. We will continue to find ways to nurture the connections and solidarity this work requires.

Groups submit 1st wave of human rights reports to UN

“…the human rights situation in the Philippines has reached unprecedented scale and scope since President Duterte was inaugurated into office in June 2016.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Groups under the Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines (Ecuvoice) has submitted its first wave of reports on the human…

Human rights, gender equality, freedom of speech, environmental protection, and fighting climate change. “These are areas where my government is very active globally. And we like to advocate these matters also here in the Philippines. I appreciate that it’s easy to find partners in advocating our priority concerns.” Addressing a crowded hall filled with guests…