I am encouraged by the fact that an ecumenical letter from KAIROS, the United Church of Canada, and the Anglican Church of Canada—signed by Archbishops Linda Nicholls and Mark MacDonald—was sent to the Federal Government concerning the deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines. I pray that my Canadian sisters and brothers in Christ would help us amplify our voices as we pursue justice-based peace in our country.
Tag: human rights
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HOW MANY MORE FILIPINOS ARE VICTIMIZED BY HUMAN TRAFFICKING?
According to CTV News, a Filipino woman was smuggled into Canada by a couple from Hongkong and forced her “to work for them as a domestic servant and nanny.” The 38-year old woman kept quiet for many months for fear of being deported. The Vancouver Police Department soon discovered her situation. The human traffickers, Oi Ling …
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PHILIPPINE MILITARY INSTITUTIONALIZES HUMAN RIGHTS IN ITS SYSTEM
There seems to be a transformation happening in the AFP. I say this while fighting my own skepticism and as I determine to be volitionally hopeful. I have no filing system in my heart and mind about these two categories — “Human Rights” and “AFP”. My past experiences with them (many were traumatic) during the …
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INTERACTION WITH THE NEW 1003 IB ARMY COMMANDER
PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) was invited to witness the Change of Command Ceremony at the 1003 Infantry Brigade (10th Infantry Division) of the Philippine Army. It was held last December 6th, 2010 in the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Province of Davao del Norte. The new Commanding Officer is Col Lysander Suerte. PBCI and Col Suerte …
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