Ano ang mga Dapat Ipangamba sa Sakit na Dengue?

  • June 23, 2013

Greetings! We would like to invite you to the 8th eHealth PH discussion on dengue, “Ano ang mga Dapat Ipangamba sa Sakit na Dengue?” which will be held through the eHealth PH portal (www.ehealth.ph) on 24 June 2013. EHealth PH is an online health community launched by the Institute of Philippine Culture-Ateneo de Manila University (IPC-ADMU) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology (PCHRD-DOST). Dr. Lyndon

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Basta! Run Against Torture Year 7

Basta! Run Against Torture Year 7

  • June 23, 2013

On #June26 join us in Basta Run Against #Torture! BASTA RUN FOR A #TortureFreePhilipines This year’s BRAT will focus on the continuous and intensified campaign to make the Philippines a torture-free zone by ensuring monitoring of all activities and practices in all detention centers – an important step to ensure the effective implementation of the law. Aside from demanding accountability of jail officers and overseers of detention centers in ensuring

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HIV Forum: Working Together Towards Ending Stigma, Shame, Denial, Discrimination, Inaction and Misaction

  • June 2, 2013

UCCP Cosmopolitan Church, June 3, 2013 Instances show that HIV is worsened by “the stigmatization and discrimination of people living with HIV,” said Rev. Phumzile Mabizela. The HIV Forum was a gathering of faith-based organizations with HIV programs and various advocacy groups as well as individuals like Wango Gallago, a person living with HIV. The aim was to point out clearly the importance of working together to end Stigma, Shame,

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RESTITUTION: A Right and A Remedy

  • May 27, 2013

May 28, 2013 at the House of Representatives The ASIAN FEDERATION AGAINST ENFORCED DISAPPEARENCE (AFAD) and FAMILIES OF VICTIMS OF ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCE (FIND) invited all concerned stakeholders, governmental as well as nongovernmental organizations to a roundtable discussion (RTD) on Restitution, according to the new law, the Republic Act No. 10353 known as the “Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012” and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The Philippines enacted

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Human Rights-Based Policing Forum

  • May 21, 2013

May 22, 2013, Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Crame, Quezon City The focus of the forum laid on the newest developments within the PNP Human Rights Affairs Office (HRAO), in partnership with the Hanns Seidel Foundation, in support of its Human Rights-Based Policing Project guided by the PANTHER Principles[i]. The activity was attended by various government and non-government agencies like the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), Presidential Human Rights Committee (PHRC), the

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DOJ, DILG sign rules to probe, prosecute slaying of political activists, journalists

  • February 11, 2013

It is true for any context that several preconditions must be in place for the promotion of documentation of torture to have solid impact in torture prevention among them: close collaboration between legal and police professions are on the same track focus on criteria for paradigmatic issue on and strengthening their capacity for effective investigation and prosecution of torture cases in the country. By Christine O. Avendaño Philippine Daily Inquirer

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Human rights training

  • January 27, 2013

Investigators from the  National Police  and prosecutors from the Department of Justice    are undergoing training this week to improve the prosecution of torture cases and strengthen human rights and the rule of law in the Philippines. The program, organised by Medical Action Group (MAG) with funding from the British Embassy, will boost the capacity to preserve and process physical and medical evidences that should have probative value in court. The

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Rule of law gets British Embassy boost

  • January 27, 2013

WITH little fanfare—though the issue deserved to be shouted about from the rooftops – the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have joined hands with non-governmental organization, the Medical Action Group (MAG) in a project funded by the British Embassy to improve the prosecution of torture cases and strengthen human rights and the rule of law in the Philippines. Investigators from the PNP and prosecutors from the DOJ

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Joint investigators and prosecutors training for the first time to fight torture

  • January 26, 2013

24 January 2013 The British Embassy in partnership with Medical Action Group seek to improve the prosecution of torture cases and strengthen human rights and the rule of law in the Philippines. 1st Secretary Steph Lysaght speaking at the launch of the 1st batch of training of 45 investigators and prosecutors.

Brit Embassy In Manila Funding Anti-Torture Training For Cops

  • January 26, 2013

January 24, 2013 PNP and DOJ begin first joint training vs human rights violations Investigators from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and prosecutors from the Department of Justice (DOJ) are undergoing training this week to improve the prosecution of torture cases and strengthen human rights and the rule of law in the Philippines. Shown in photo are (from left): Steph Lysaght, First Secretary at British Embassy; DOJ Undersecretary Francisco Baraan

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