Contents with tag: people's rights
Peoples and their organisations especially in the Global South need to take back economic power, resist the monopoly-led economic system that contributes a large part to worsening inequality.
Today, December 10, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will have its opening session for its 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11). December 10 is also commemorated as the International Human Rights Day.
IBON International stands with advocates and peoples from both the global North and South in resisting the WTO's attack on both economic and political rights.
With the UNCTAD (and to a lesser extent, the IMF) admission of neoliberalism's failures, it is now ever pertinent to heed peoples' calls to end neoliberal policies and forward development with and for the people.
We look back at the Cordillera peoples' struggle against development aggression and other ills until the present. Their struggle manifests how rights are not just given but could be claimed through collective action.
IBON International launched a book of case stories on the experiences of Philippine people’s organizations in claiming and defending rights in their communities.
IBON International will launch a book of case stories of people's organizations claiming and asserting their rights.
US intervention in Syria has only worsened what was once an internal conflict, at the expense of the Syrian people's rights.
Another bout of protests marked the inauguration of the re-elected Juan Orlando Hernández, after last year's election-related protests in Honduras faced police repression.
On International Human Rights Day, let us take a look at some of those who continue to join the calls to sound the alarm on the deteriorating situation of human and people's rights in the Philippines.