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Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific

28 Apr 2016
Inang Bayan Global Day of Action for Kidapawan edition

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.

12 Apr 2016
US Congress Rep with World Bank oversight demands end to Bank’s unethical water privatization deals, cites Manila’s privatized water

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.

5 Apr 2016
Justice for the Victims of State Violence in Kidapawan, North Cotabato!

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.

16 Mar 2016
Stop the attacks on Lumads and their rights!

IBON International strongly condemns the arson attack perpetrated by a paramilitary group on a Lumad refugee camp at UCCP-Haran in Davao City.

11 Jan 2016
IBON International elects first set of Foundation officers

IBON International Foundation held its first Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting last November 9-10, 2015 at the Sacro Costato Retreat House, Quezon City, Philippines.

8 Nov 2015
NGOs dare presidentiables to present disaster response agenda

As the country commemorates the second anniversary of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), a network of NGOs challenged presidential candidates to present their own disaster response agenda.

6 Nov 2015
NGOs: Unspent disaster funds – callous, immoral

A consortium of non-government organizations branded the failure of government agencies to spend funds for disaster victims and to implement the much-need housing project as callous and immoral.

9 Sep 2019
In Defense of Rights Defenders: A Forum-Workshop on the State of Human Rights & Defenders in Southeast Asia

A workshop at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples' Forum

4 Sep 2019
The Philippines: Prospects in pursuing climate justice, eradicating poverty and inequality

Civil society organizations are concerned that economic and political policies remain incoherent with the climate agenda.

14 Jul 2019
SLM must commit to deepen people’s rights for effective development cooperation

Previous commitments and today’s emerging issues in development cooperation require deepening commitment to people’s rights, according to IBON International.

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