An international organization of lawyers is opposing the candidacy of the president’s spokesperson to the United Nations International Law Commission, saying that Harry Roque’s defense of President Rodrigo Duterte’s human rights record went beyond his so-called “call of duty.”
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Guilty Imelda still free as elderly, ill political prisoners remain behind bars
These 17 cases of political prisoners highlight the injustices of the times. The calls for their release remain amid the continued freedom of a dictator’s wife known for her Imeldific lifestyle.
Gov’t workers demand higher pay as food prices continue to increase
To assist government workers, SWEAP and Courage are renewing their calls for a minimum monthly salary of P16,000 and a P4,000-increase in the monthly salary of government employees belonging to the Salary Grade 1.
‘A disservice to victims of rights abuses’ | Int’l lawyers group oppose Harry Roque’s bid to UN law body
“Fact twisters like Harry Roque are not worthy of a seat in the International Law Commission nor in any public office.” – a group of US-based Filipino activists.
Why ‘Balik Binhi Program’ is a proactive climate response
For organic farmers, innovation starts with seeds.
Gov’t urged to provide more dryers for palay farmers as rainy season begins
With the La Niña season at hand, a farmers’ group urged the Philippine government to provide more mechanical grain dryers to aid farmers who are harvesting this season, saying that the increased rains are making them scramble to dry their produce.