CANADA: Public Forum with Philippine leaders: LAND, RIGHTS, PEACE!

The Centre for Philippine Concerns invites you to a community forum and supper with leaders in the Philippine resistance to mining aggression, particularly by Canadian corporations plundering indigenous lands. Forum et souper communautaire avec des militants de la résistance aux Philippines face à l’agression des minières canadiennes et leur pillage des terres autochtones. Sunday, March 26[…]

Indigenous peoples call for recognition of rights in peace talks

RAPPLER.COM — The international Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) supports the ongoing peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). We commend the efforts of both parties toward an agreement on social and economic reforms. We note with high appreciation the efforts of[…]

ICHRP New York calls for peace and justice in the Philippines: “Free the prisoners!”

FIGHTBACKNEWS.ORG — Activists under the banner of the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) gathered in front of the Philippine Consulate General on Fifth Avenue Dec. 9 to demand that Presidential Advisor on the Peace Process, Jess Dureza, uphold peace and justice in the Philippines. ICHRP and several other organizations attended to stand[…]

“Kababayan4Change”: Migrants back peace talks, hope for “real change”

INQUIRER.NET — The renewed peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front have brought hope for “real change” even for Filipinos abroad whose reasons for going overseas are tied to unresolved issues in the motherland. It appears not the two negotiating panels – the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of[…]

Canadian groups proclaim support for peace talks

The Canadian chapter of the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines, members of JustPeacePH-Canada, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, and the Asia-Pacific Working Group of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation announced their support for the ongoing peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) and the National[…]

FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS!

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Statement of JustPeacePH: Release all political prisoners, end US-designed Oplan Bayanihan

Release all political prisoners, end US-designed Oplan Bayanihan! 17 November 2016   As a global peace platform in support of peace talks for just and lasting peace in the Philippines, the JustPeacePH reiterates its call for the release of all political prisoners and an end to the National Internal Security Plan dubbed “Oplan Bayanihan”. We[…]

Peace and Human Rights

by Luis G. Jalandoni Senior Adviser, Peace Negotiating Panel National Democratic Front of the Philippines Lisbon, 11 November 2016* On the peace negotiations between Duterte Government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) First, I wish to express our gratitude to the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) for their solidarity. More than[…]

Church groups in PH offer support for peace talks, call for inclusivity

The Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP), the largest ecumenical formation of church leaders in the country, said, “It’s very important that stakeholders on the ground be well-informed of what’s been happening in the peace talks. It’s good [to keep the people in communities] in the loop so that when the time comes for them to[…]