These injustices cannot go on. Today, 3rd of April 2021, being the Black Saturday of the Holy Week, the Europe Network for Justice and Peace in the Philippines takes the lead in calling for the formation of a Europe-wide and even a global alliance, to defend the Filipino people and to launch the Defend Philippines or DEFEND PH! Movement.
“The report is highly significant, relevant, and timely for the Filipino people concerning the ongoing situation and what needs to be done. It is mainly and essentially a condemnation of human rights violations and impunity under the Duterte regime,”
WITH THE MILITARIST LOCKDOWN IN PLACE, POVERTY, HUNGER AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION PLAGUING THE ENTIRE COUNTRY, THERE IS NO OTHER SOLUTION BUT TO WAGE A JUST STRUGGLE FOR REGIME AND SYSTEM CHANGE.
Matthew 10:26, 2826 “So have no fear of them; for nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known.” 28 “Do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” Amidst COVID-19 […]
On Sunday, 23 February 2020 with the facilitation of the Hamburg Foundation I did a lecture on the situation of the lumads, the indigenous peoples in Mindanao, sponsored by the Anti-War House in Sieverhausen, Lehrte, Germany. The Lumads and the Moro people are the original inhabitants in Mindanao. We are only settlers in the land. […]
January 19, 2020, Old Catholic Church Parish, Salzburg, Austria. A discussion on Human Rights Situation in the Philippines and the attacks against churches, church workers particularly in the Iglesia Filipina Independiente was held after the Sunday Eucharist. The discussion was very fruitful with some expressions of support, concerns, continuing prayers and by realizing how to […]
Statement of the Obispo Maximo on the Recent Case of Red-Tagging, Sunday is a big day for any IFI clergy and lay: it is the Lord’s Day, a holy day to keep and a worship day to observe. It is a day to celebrate God’s gracious, saving work for the world in the resurrection of […]
Posting and sharing this presentation of the Philippine reality on Human Rights Situation taken from a document of the Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines – ECUVOICE and the Philippine Universal Periodic Review Watch – UPRWatch. On July 5, 2019, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN HRC) adopted a resolution […]
My human rights work buddy and an active human rights defender in Western Mindanao is arrested today, February 5, 2020 on the basis of a warrant of arrest for murder issued on July 26, 2019 by Judge Victoriano Lacaya, Jr. of Regional Trial Court Branch 9, Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte. She is now detained […]
Posting and sharing this presentation of the Philippine reality on Human Rights Situation taken from a document of the Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines – ECUVOICE and the Philippine Universal Periodic Review Watch – UPRWatch. Very recently, January 28, 2020, another lawyer, Carlos M. Anselmo, is killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen […]