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PH lessons from pandemic further highlight importance of voting in 2022 elections

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The Commission on Elections (Comelec) engaged Filipino voters in an online forum for two weekends, where they discussed their crucial role in the 2022 national and local elections.

Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez held the open mic episodes of Radyo Comelec via Zoom call on two Saturdays – April 17 and 24 – in a bid to engage voters, especially the youth, in discussions on the 2022 elections.

Radyo Comelec provides an avenue for people to raise their election-related concerns to Comelec. During the April 17 and 24 episodes, the participants shared their sentiments and concerns on the government’s response to pressing issues and how this may affect the upcoming elections.

The open mic episodes are open to all Filipinos who are willing to share their thoughts, via Zoom, with Comelec, aired live on Facebook.

‘Every vote counts’

The outcome of the 2022 elections will dictate how the Philippines will survive and recover from the COVID-19 devastation.

Netizens have been openly criticizing the Duterte administration’s pandemic response on social media, holding their leaders accountable for missteps in dealing with the public health crisis, and calling on fellow voters to choose the right leaders in 2022.

Junior high school student Prences Jhewen Albis stressed the importance of voting wisely since elected officials dictate how taxpayers’ money is spent.

I want to make sure that the taxes I’m paying go to rightful places…. We should take some time and learn about the candidates. If I don’t vote, someone else will decide for me,” Albis said in a mix of English and Filipino. 

Albis added that her own community depends on her, as a voter, to make an informed decision. 

The forum participants said that they will cast their vote even during the pandemic as the election of new leaders will allow the Philippines to “restart.” 

Pia Arroyo-Magalona, the wife of the late Filipino rapper Francis Magalona, said during the forum that she continues to exercise her right to vote even if her bets did not win in past elections. 

“Kapag botohan, equalizer ‘yan. Kahit ano’ng estado mo, isa lang ang boto mo. Every vote counts) (Voting is an equalizer. Regardless of your social status, you only have one vote. Every vote counts),” she added. 

Michael Gunita, for his part, said it is important to hold officials accountable and that it’s not enough to just say this on social media without the corresponding action. “It does not translate to a vote,” he said.

Kirby Borja encouraged Filipinos to vote even in a time of pandemic, saying that the people, through their votes, can help realize their ows repeated calls for responsible, transparent, and accountable officials.

Community pantries: Wake-up call or political maneuver?

Voters also contemplated on the Duterte administration’s response to the pandemic by looking at the rise of community pantries. 

Teacher Deejay Arro said that the rise of community pantries is a wake-up call to the government since ordinary citizens have decided to help Filipinos left out by the government’s inadequate pandemic response.

When asked whether they agree with politicians’ move to organize their own community pantries, most of the forum participalnts said this is fine for as long as they don’t put their names on the pantries; otherwise, this is seen as a political move.

‘’The intention [of having a community pantry] is good, makakatulong siya, pero may (it can help but there’s) subtle propaganda,” said Kim de Jesus.

Journalist Alma Anonas-Carpio said politicians can take advantage of community pantries to promote themselves as the elections neared. She reiterated the call for voter’s education at home and the community as part of daily discussions.

Jimenez also warned of community pantries being associated with politics, referring to a video of a woman who a village official had caught hoarding products in a community pantry in Pasig City.  The spokesperson said that there are people who think that receiving something from candidates is a part of the electoral process.

Jimenez also reminded voters not to cast their votes depending on what politicians give in exchange, but on the candidates’ track record.

“Strive for some sort of balance…. (Kahit) gaano pa ‘yan katalino, kahit gaano pa kalaki ang degree niya, kung alam mo na magnanakaw siya, bakit mo iboboto (Strive for some sort of balance…. Regardless of intellect and degree, if you known the candidate is a thief, why would you vote for them)? Jimenez said. 

‘Vote with a clear conscience’

Jimenez also said that voting to reelect or replace officials is ultimately a personal choice. To help especially first-time voters, he laid out some standards that they should consider when choosing candidates.

Kapag first-time voter madali tayong madala sa passions ng mga kaibigan, teacher, iniidolo. Hindi natin napapakinggan ang sarili nating paninindigan,” (First-time voters get easily swayed by the passions of friends, teachers, and idols. We can’t hear our own conviction), Jimenez said. 

The spokesperson said that the first step in assessing candidates is to look at one’s own principles, stance, and priorities.

Halimbawa, kung ikaw ay SOGIE advocate, siguro naman hindi ka boboto ng misogynist (For example, it you’re a SOGIE advocate, you probably won’t vote for a misogynist),” he said, explaining that voter’s core values should be firm in mind while assessing the actions of candidates. 

Jimenez said that as the country moves closer to the elections, the more idealized the presentation of aspiring candidates will be so to become an informed vote, one must look at the actions of potential candidates as early as possible to better know them. 

Jimenez also said that the Comelec is trying to reach more platforms similar to Radyo Comelec to broaden voter’s education in the hope that many Filipinos will participate and be enlightened about their crucial role as voters.

Comelec also has social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, which provide updates on voter’s registration and education. It has also ventured into Tiktok,  where the step-by-step procedure of registration is shown through dance,  to encourage the public to vote.

Voter registration for the 2022 elections will end on September 30, 2021. – Rappler.com

Mover Alzel Laguardia is a former Rappler news intern. She is a second year journalism student at the University of Santo Tomas.


OVP urges more volunteer doctors, non-medical staff to join teleconsultation service

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The Office of the Vice President (OVP) has renewed its call for additional volunteer doctors and non-medical staff for its free teleconsultation service which it launched over two weeks ago.

The OVP’s Bayanihan E-Konsulta – a free teleconsultation service on Facebook and Messenger for outpatient cases in Metro Manila and nearby provinces or “NCR Plus” – is conducted with the help of volunteer doctors and health professionals.

As of Monday, April 23,  Vice President Leni Robredo said they were able to receive 25,494 transactions and onboarded 642 volunteer doctors, 1,974 non-medical volunteers, and involved 87 OVP staff in the day-to-day operations. 

“It has been both a whirlwind and a rollercoaster ride for all of us. What we were initially imagining to be a simple low-tech teleconsult operations to fill in a few gaps, turned out to be the huge, complicated network that it is now. We did not realize the gap was this big,” Robredo said in a Facebook post. 

“We are already overwhelmed by the generosity and selflessness of our volunteer doctors but we need more so we can serve more,” the Vice President added.

The OVP launched the free service to help decongest hospitals and aid those who cannot afford to access medical services or other existing teleconsult platforms. 

How to volunteer

Doctors of all specializations are welcome to volunteer but they are in need of more psychiatrists, surgeons, neurologists, allergologists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, and psychologists. 

Considering the heavy load of doctors during the pandemic, the OVP stressed that there is no minimum number of hours that volunteer doctors can render in a week and that the team will adjust to the volunteers’ availability. 

Doctors who are willing to volunteer for the teleconsultation service may sign up here.

They are also looking for non-medical staff who are interested to assist in chat support, triaging and tagging, monitoring of COVID-19 patients by telephone, call bridging agents, and tech support. Since all consultations are through telephone, volunteers can come from anywhere in the country. 

Those interested to apply to become a non-medical volunteer may sign up here. – Rappler.com 

TUKLAS 2021 returns to showcase leadership excellence after 2-year hiatus

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This is a press release from the De La Salle University–Council of Student Organizations.

After two years of hiatus, the DLSU Council of Student Organizations’ Towards Uplifting Knowledge Leadership Series or TUKLAS returns.

TUKLAS 2021 will be a three-day event aiming to showcase leadership excellence, which will happen on April 30, May 8, and May 15, 2021, via Zoom and TUKLAS 2021’s Facebook page Livestream. 

The theme of this year’s TUKLAS is The Next Set of Leaders. Resource speakers will share some topics that will cover pertinent issues about leadership such as The Power of Information for Day 1, Envisioning the Future for Day 2, and Inclusivity in the Industry for Day 3.

Our resource speakers are all alumni of De La Salle University all around the country. These speakers will be talking about how powerful information is in today’s time and how we can know if the pieces of information that we see online are factual or not. 

Gino Santos, a graduate of digital filmmaking from De La Salle College of Saint Benilde and Aaron Atayde, a graduate of Communication Arts from De La Salle University–Manila will join TUKLAS’ first day.

An empowered set of individuals behind TUKLAS 2021 firmly believes that Generation Z is capable of being great leaders of tomorrow, thus this 3-day webinar series will hopefully inspire and motivate students to be part of our future leaders and embark on a journey with enough knowledge about the ever-changing world. 

This event will surely open the horizons of aspiring leaders as they will be gaining more insights about the life of a student leader after college.

The Council of Student Organizations (CSO) is the union of 48 accredited professional, special interest, and socio-civic organizations of De La Salle University. Since its founding in 1974, the Council has continuously delivered quality student services and has produced outstanding student leaders dedicated to serving and contributing to the Lasallian Community.

Visit DLSU TUKLAS 2021’s Facebook page for more information and updates about this event. See you there, Game Changer! – Rappler.com

Volunteers create finder app to make community pantry information more accessible

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From an initiative that started in Maginhawa, Quezon City, the revolutionary community pantry has spread like wildfire to different communities all over the country to help struggling Filipinos cope during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

While some Filipinos were quick to organize their own community pantry, several mapmakers and mapping advocates also came into the picture in a bid to create a centralized community pantry website directory. 

Hoping to make these initiatives more accessible, a community finder app was also developed by Karl Jamoralin, a Filipino software developer to further help people access community pantries in nearby areas.

“Eventually, I decided that it would be best for me to develop a mobile app that will help people to connect with community pantries,” Jamoralin said as he brainstormed ways to help the rise of community pantries in the country. 

Jamoralin started creating the mobile application on April 18. He worked together with his wife, who started searching for social media posts about community pantries . Initially, they only gathered 13 community pantries to be included in their mobile app. 

But such work wouldn’t have been sustainable alone. 

Jamoralin collaborated with crowdsourcing initiative “Saan Yan PH” that launched Saan May Community Pantry?, a platform that maps community pantries across the country.

Through this partnership, Jamoralin was able to integrate the website’s verified data to the mobile app. Because of this, Jamoralin said that with the complementary work of volunteers, people have easier access to their community pantries within their neighborhood at just their fingertips. 

The app not only pins the locations of community pantries, but also comes in handy with the important details regarding these community pantries, including available supplies, contact details, and schedules. As of April 28, both platforms have included 797 community pantries. 

A volunteer-driven app

Jamoralin, who only does volunteer work for this initiative during his free time, emphasized that the mobile app is a product of volunteer work.

After he announced his mobile application to the public on April 23, several of his friends also offered to make a logo for the mobile app and made suggestions for improvement. At that time, there were already almost 300 community pantries mapped out nationwide. 

“This app is purely volunteer-driven. We just come up with what help we can offer during this difficult time. We see that we have fellow citizens who don’t have enough so… we think of a way to help,” he said.

Jamoralin added these initiatives also provide the necessary information needed for those willing to provide assistance or donations.

The volunteers of these initiatives also reminded and encouraged community members to send out information about community pantries in their area for inclusion on both platforms.

Community pantry organizers, for instance, can voluntarily share their community pantry location and answer the form on the website, which will then be verified and integrated into the community pantry finder app.

Through this effort, the available information can be made accessible and timely for the community. 

Another volunteer from Saan Yan PH, Maki Tamura, underscored the importance of working together for the community to make initiatives like creating a website map, mobile app, and gathering data, more efficient. 

“Community pantries are places that show hope and form of bayanihan spirit. This is a special type of map because it shows you a map of people who are working together so that they could help others,” Tamura explained.

This remains especially relevant as community pantries are being red-tagged by government-linked organizations.

Tamura recognized the courage of community pantry organizers in risking giving out their information so they could help people in their community.

“Our government is giving them issues that they should not be thinking about in the first place. These people should only think about how they will help and share the love with other people,” he said.

However, Tamura said people can contact them if they want their information removed or modified.

“Technically, we don’t spend money for maintenance and data collection. It’s pure love and volunteer work,” Tamura said.

A way forward

Since the mobile application requires a phone and data connection, Jamoralin hoped that people who have access to the application would be able to give information and help those who have no internet access. 

He also encouraged the public to promote the app if they find it useful. He said local organizations and barangays can reach out to him to further promote the mobile app and bring it closer to the people.

“Hopefully, there are people in the community who have phone and access… (to) the application so that they can give information to someone who has no access and needs the help of the pantry. It’s really a community effort,” he said.

He also mentioned that these efforts initiated by Filipinos say more about their willingness to help each other in these difficult times.

Aside from providing food and other basic necessities, community pantries have evolved, providing healthcare services, educational supplies, and even food for pets. 

“I’m very happy that people are trying to help in any way they can either use their time, treasure, and their talent. We try to help in our own little ways,” Jamoralin said. – Rappler.com

The Community Pantry Finder app can be downloaded on the Google Play Store through this link.

Jezreel Ines is a Rappler intern. He is a third-year journalism student at the University of the Philippines Diliman.

‘Dance for Life’: The movement against death

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Serving a life sentence, a woman finds solace and freedom in dance.

Dance for Life is a documentary portrait of a former death row inmate who uses her art to uplift the lives of her fellow prisoners.

Directed by award-winning filmmaker Baby Ruth Villarama – whose Sunday Beauty Queen was the first ever documentary to win the Metro Manila Film Festival in 2016 – Dance for Life is the latest in a series of short films produced by the Coalition Against Death Penalty and funded by the Commission on Human Rights.

For more Filipino short films, watch Conchita and Contemporary Bayani on Act One. – Rappler.com

Act One is Rappler’s platform for Filipino short films, empowering filmmakers and advancing causes. A new title comes out every month. Subscribe and watch on Rappler’s YouTube page.

As in any story, Act One marks the beginning.

LIST: Labor Day 2021 protests, activities in the Philippines

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Various groups will hold mass protests and activities leading up to and on Labor Day on Saturday, May 1.

These activities aim to put a spotlight on labor rights issues following the attacks on labor leaders, calls for a more strategic COVID-19 response, and demand for sufficient aid. 

Here is a running list of activities:

Online protests

Some protesters will bring the fight online as quarantine restrictions are still being implemented in Metro Manila and other provinces.

A social media rally themed “Pambansang Pagkilos Para sa Ayuda” will be organized by the College Editors Guild of the Philippines on Friday, April 30 at 7 pm.

The protest aims to unite progressive groups, organizations and coalitions across the country to amplify calls to uphold human rights, and the swift distribution of economic aid to laborers. 

On May 1, various labor groups will hold an online protest themed  #TABAKKLabanSaPalpak (Trabaho, Ayuda, Bakuna, Karapatan, Kasarinlan) at 2 pm.

The participants will include members of Kilusang Mayo Uno, NAGKAISA! Labor Coalition, Pagkakaisa ng Uring Manggagawa (PAGGAWA), Kilusan ng Manggagawang Kababaihan, Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, Defend Job Philippines, and many others.

Mass protests

At 8 am on May 1, Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (Sentro) will have motorcade from ABS CBN in Sgt Esguerra Avenue going to Liwasang Bonifacio.

Meanwhile, labor coalition PAGGAWA will march from the University of Santo Tomas to Mendiola at 9 am to call for an end to mass lay-offs and also for a national recovery program that prioritizes jobs, health care, and workers’ rights. The coalition will be joined by multi-sectoral group Sanlakas and Partido Lakas ng Masa.

Community pantry

Also on Labor Day, a workers’ health pantry will be opened in Mendiola to distribute vitamins, alcohol, face masks, and other health products. The pantry will also accept food donations for interested donors.

The initiative will be led by medical workers from the St. Luke’s Medical Center Employee’s Association (SLMCEA) and commuters and consumers group Pasada.

Webinars

Student alliance SALiGA -CSSP (College of Social Sciences and Philosophy), will hold a webinar “On Neoliberalism” on May 1 at 3 pm. The discussion will tackle the effects of neoliberal policies in the Philippines as well as its effects on the economy, politics, and Filipinos. Those interested to join may sign up in this form.

LABAN PUP, a student political formation in Polytechnic University of the Philippines, will launch a webinar, “Day Off: Usapang Labor,” at 7 pm. 

This activity aims to highlight the problems faced by Philippine workers and discuss other underlying issues affected the country’s labor sector. Interested participants may register through this form.

Job fair

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and JobStreet will be having a Virtual Career Fair from May 1 to 3. Those interested can pre-register here.

The City Government of Bogo City in Cebu will also hold a Labor Day Online Job Fair in partnership with Dakbayan sa Bogo through Bogo LITES Center and the DOLE. Another virtual job fair will be spearheaded by DOLE Davao Region. – Rappler.com

Join Rappler+ and help #DefendPressFreedom

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It’s #WorldPressFreedomDay on Monday, May 3. This year’s theme, “Information as a Public Good,” serves to affirm the importance of information you can trust in a climate of disinformation and within a damaged information ecosystem.

In the Philippines, press freedom has suffered during the coronavirus pandemic. The country dropped two more places this year in the Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) World Press Freedom Index, now ranking 138th out of 180 nations.

RSF cited as factors the continued attacks of President Rodrigo Duterte and his administration on the media, including “the grotesque judicial harassment campaign” against Rappler and its CEO Maria Ressa, and the government-backed shutdown of the country’s largest broadcaster ABS-CBN.

Along with this is the online harassment and red-tagging of journalists and critics of the Duterte administration.

These have not discouraged us from continuing with our work. For journalists here at Rappler, press freedom means being able to speak truth to power while debunking lies that spread quickly and violently.

To help us sustain our work, we created Rappler+, our membership program for loyal readers and supporters. It keeps us independent and helps us continue to deliver uncompromising journalism.

Direct support, direct access

When you join Rappler+, your money goes directly to our team of independent journalists, researchers, writers, and community organizers based that stands by our mission, values, and editorial standards.

As a member, you will gain access to our newsroom through our members-only events. Through our program, you’ll be able to contribute to our editorial agenda while learning more about certain topics through our exclusive research reports and weekly newsletters that are only accessible to our members.

Cover more ground

By signing up or donating to Rappler, you will help us cover more areas around the Philippines which is especially important for the upcoming #PHVote election coverage and disaster coverage.

This will not only help us hear more stories from the different regions of the Philippines but it will also help spread our initiatives to fight disinformation, uphold human rights, and aim for zero casualty during disasters to places that are often overlooked. (We have started our #PHVote stories with the powers and duties of a president and vice president; powers and duties of House members; and powers and duties of a senator.)

Connection and community that leads to action

This membership program was created because we care about building communities. We did not want to just have anonymous subscribers. We wanted to meet the people at the other side of the screen and create spaces for meaningful conversations.

Our community has grown and, as shared by our member Patrick*, a mathematician, they “get to meet with like-minded people from all over the world. “We all speak freely without judgment from others. I get insights from our conversations ranging from politics, to green living, to culture and the arts,” he said.

Information you can trust

When we have no control over the facts, others take control of the narrative and what people believe to be true. Without press freedom, journalists and fact-checkers cannot do the important work of speaking truth to power and debunking lies.

Corporate relations officer Althea*, one of our members, highlights the significance of finding clarity amid the online noise: “It’s important to me that I have access to information that keeps me abreast on noteworthy events. Rappler is a source I can trust. Being a member, I get to be more involved in different activities that are very engaging. It helps me understand my role in upholding human rights and freedom.” 

Express the values you choose to live by

At Rappler+, we give our members the opportunity to learn, discuss and participate in thought-provoking events. It is a space where they can practice the values they uphold.

As our member Lot* said: “Being part of Rappler+ is my little contribution to a bigger vision. Rappler’s mission is speaking truth to power and building communities of action for a better world. I believe in that.” 

Defending press freedom is a tall order. No journalist can do it alone. But when you break it down to tangible things that spring from a shared vision, it becomes more achievable.

The Rappler+ program allows you and Rappler to collectively build a society where institutions and leaders are accountable – and the truth prevails.

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6 things you can do to support press freedom in the Philippines

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What is press freedom and why does it matter? 

Every May 3, the world celebrates press freedom. The celebration is important for a country like the Philippines, where journalists and media organizations continue to be on the receiving end of various forms of attacks, online harassment, and red-tagging. 

Now ranking 138th out of 180 nations, the country recently dropped two more places in the Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) World Press Freedom Index. 

RSF cited the continued attacks of the administration on the media and the government-backed shutdown of the country’s largest broadcaster, ABS-CBN. On top of this, RSF also cited the online harassment and red-tagging of journalists and perceived enemies of the Duterte administration.

Among those who were red-tagged by the government is Frenchie Mae Cumpio, a Tacloban journalist who remains jailed after more than a year. She was arrested at the Eastern Vista staff house during a series of raids on what the military claimed were “identified Commmunist Terrorist Group safe houses.” From 2018 up to her arrest in 2020, she reported on a wide variety of human rights issues, such as the killings of farmers in Northern Samar.

Advocates have said this in various ways and forms: Freedom of the press is fundamental to a democracy. Without it, all other freedoms are diminished. 

You can support journalists and media organizations by learning more about the fight for press freedom and by expressing your support. Here are a few ways to do so:

Follow and read independent media sources

Media organizations are among the top casualties of the attention economy that social media platforms have spurred. So, one of the easiest ways to support press freedom is to actively follow, read, and share from independent media sources in the Philippines. 

Join campaigns to defend press freedom 

On social media, you can show your support for Filipino journalists by posting your views with the hashtag #DefendPressFreedom. 

You can also participate in the campaigns organized by groups like the National Union of Journalists in the Philippines. NUJP is among the organizations at the forefront of defending press freedom in the country. They have a series of programs and campaigns aimed at supporting journalists who are being red-tagged or harassed, and who are affected by the pandemic.

Watch ‘A Thousand Cuts’ 

One way to fight for press freedom is to understand what journalists and media organizations have to go through to defend it. You can watch the award-winning documentary about Rappler and the fight for press freedom in the country – A Thousand Cuts by Filipino-American filmmaker Ramona Diaz – which is now accessible for free in the Philippines.

Organize a watch party 

We believe in the power of small ripples to start a movement. You can organize an online watch party of A Thousand Cuts, starting within your network of friends and family. All you need to do is set a date, establish your Zoom meeting, and invite your network. Let us know if you’re organizing a watch party in your area so we can support and amplify your event! 

After the watch party, we advise that you schedule a debriefing session with your network so you can discuss and reflect on the significance of press freedom on your own rights as an individual. 

Learn how to fact check 

Lies, disinformation, and propaganda are among the top things journalists have to fight on a daily basis. You can support press freedom by learning how to fact-check. 

Rappler is one of the many fact-checking organizations verified by the International Fact-Checking Network-Poynter. As part of our program, we continuously hold webinars to train individuals on the methodology and basics of fact-checking

Donate and join Rappler+

It is no secret that news organizations are challenged to remain sustainable in an industry besieged by declining revenues. Rappler launched its membership program in 2018 as a way of innovating its business model and going back to its community of supporters. Learn more about Rappler+ here. – Rappler.com


Human rights in the Philippines: Latest news, campaigns

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The Philippines’ human rights situation is dire, with the number of extrajudicial killings, illegal arrests, and attacks against activists and critics unparalleled since the fall of the Marcos dictatorship in 1986.

This is made worse by the Duterte government’s inadequate and militarized response to the pandemic that has brought us to this: more than a million COVID-19 cases by May 2. Failed contact tracing, confusing protocols, delayed assistance to those who needed it most, incoherent policies, lack of transparency, and a slow vaccine rollout – all these have led to the abuse of basic human rights: the right to live, to work, to study, and to be protected by the state.

What can we do?

Several human rights groups and organizations including MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, have banded together for the “#CourageON: No lockdown on rights” coalition. The coalition aims to keep watch on abuses and violations and identify opportunities for collective action to promote and defend human rights.

Bookmark and refresh this page for campaigns, action points, and insights from partners of the #CourageON coalition, as well as news updates on the human rights situation in the Philippines.

[WATCH] ‘#CourageON: No lockdown on rights’ unites groups against abuses during pandemic

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The Philippines’ current human rights situation has seen a rise in extrajudicial killings and attacks against activists and critics. This is made worse by the Duterte government’s inadequate and militarized response to the pandemic. What can we do?

Several human rights groups and organizations such as MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, have banded together for the “#CourageON: No lockdown on rights” coalition. The coalition aims to keep watch on abuses and violations and identify opportunities for collective action to promote and defend human rights.

The launch of the campaign is happening live on Rappler on Wednesday, May 5, at 8 pm, hosted by Rappler’s Jules Guiang and Dakila’s Jun Sabayton.

Meet the speakers

Watch the program on Rappler’s YouTube page or follow our Facebook and Twitter accounts. – Rappler.com