Contents with tag: people's rights
IBON International joins various organisations in expressing serious concern on the Memorandum Circular No. 15 released by the Philippine government’s Securities and Exchange Commission.
We highlighted the need to ensure people’s rights, especially for marginalised communities, and the people’s ownership of their development path and related processes – with poverty eradication as the essential development outcome.
IBON International joins various organisations in the Philippines and abroad in denouncing the Duterte administration’s tagging of Filipino rights advocates, activists and civil society as “terrorists”.
An international fact-finding mission has found cases of false charges, harassment, and even torture and killings against farmers and indigenous peoples, under continued Martial Law in Mindanao island in southern Philippines.
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.