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The Declaration of Cyber-Martial Law: Examining the Provisions of the Cybercrime Prevention Act from a Human Rights Perspective
Atty. Karen Pimentel Simbulan The interest of society and the maintenance of good government demand a full discussion of public affairs. Complete liberty to comment on the conduct of public men is a scalpel in [...]
Isang sulyap sa larawan ng kapansanan Sa daigdig: higit na sa 1 bilyon (o 15% ng sangkatauhan) ang kasalukuyang bilang ng taong may kapansanan sa buong mundo1 sa mga bansang lumalago, umaabot sa 15-20% ng [...]
A silent human rights crisis is emerging with the growing HIV epidemic in the Philippines. It is evident in the unreported AIDS-related deaths, the grief of the families and loved ones of those who perished [...]
There are problems when a girl who is still a child herself gets pregnant and gives birth to another child. These include the risks of pregnancy-related complications, stigma and discrimination, limited social mobility, stunted development [...]
2013 ended with a major victory for organized labor – the triumphant struggle of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) against outsourcing and contractualization. On 14 November 2013, a settlement agreement between PALEA and the [...]
There is nothing new about the issue of “squatting”. It has been a phenomenon in Metro Manila for more than 50 years now. Squatting became a stark phenomenon in Manila after the Second World War, [...]