This issue of In Focus looks at how human rights and basic freedoms fared in 2010, under a departing president whose popularity ratings had sunk to the abyss and a newly-sworn in president whose popularity seemed to rest more on his parents’ accomplishments than by his own feats.
Isinasaad mismo ng Universal Declaration on Human Rights noon pang 1948 na ang mga mamamayan ng isang bansa ay makakamit lamang ang mga karapatang sibil at pampulitika, at ang kalayaan mula sa takot at kasalatan, kung tinatamasa nila ang mga karapatang pang-ekonomya, panlipunan at pangkultura.
In poverty, we find the denial of human rights, which in turn deepens the situation of poverty and intensifies and consequently multiplies human rights violations.
The alternative report encompassed the following rights: food, health, work, migrant workers, housing, water, education, social security and resource allocation. There were also alternative reports on women and children.