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Civil society organizations raised the issues of transparency of the RCEP negotiations and the trade deal's potential effects to various social sectors last May 10 in Manila.
Antonio Tujan, Jr., IBON International Director, delivers a keynote address on the right to self-determination and the struggle of the West Papuan people.
IBON International launched a book of case stories on the experiences of Philippine people’s organizations in claiming and defending rights in their communities.
IBON International expresses its solidarity with the marginalized who continue to assert their economic and social rights.
IBON International contends that US policy and practice disprove the US Department of State assistant secretary, Daniel Russel, who denied the fact of aid conditionality.
The People Over Profit network launch was held on October 23 at the Lakbayan ng Pambansang Minorya 2016 camp grounds in UP Diliman, Philippines.
For more information, please visit: http://peopleoverprofit.online/
The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), Initiatives for Peace in Mindanao (InPeace), KARAPATAN Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights, and Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace (EcuVoice) invite friends to the International Conference for Peoples’ Rights in the Philippines (ICPRP) from July 23 to 24, 2016, in Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines.
The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) released their new edition of “Inang Bayan” which highlights the Global Day of Action for the thousands of farmers and peasants who were brutally dispersed and fired at by police forces in Kidapawan, North Cotabato during a legitimate protest action for food relief.
US Congressional Representative Gwen Moore, a Ranking Member of the House subcommittee tasked with World Bank Group (WBG) oversight, yesterday issued a rare letter of condemnation of the WBG for its failure to prevent conflicts of interest from shaping the decisions of its development finance institution, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), in its projects in the water sector.
IBON International condemns in the strongest terms the violent repression in Kidapawan undertaken by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in response to the occupation by 6,000 unarmed peasants and Lumad tribe-members of the Kidapawan highway to demand food aid and immediate relief from drought for the six (6) El Niño-stricken municipalities of which they are residents. The attack reportedly resulted in seven (7) deaths and over a hundred injured, while some 89 (including women, elderly and six minors) are counted among those still missing.