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Representatives of internally displaced people from Marawi attended a Senate hearing in Manila on the rehabilitation and reparation for the civilians  affected by the fighting between the government forces and ISIS-inspired Maute Group that lasted for five months.

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Various youth groups and young individuals from different universities and organizations flocked at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Auditorium in the morning of September 21 to listen to first-hand experiences of Martial Law survivors during the Martial Rule of Ferdinand Marcos.

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development Office-Social Technology Bureau (DSWD-STB) in partnership with BALAY Rehabilitation Center and Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND) have convened an inter-agency meeting last July 19-20, 2017 in  Zamboanga City.

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Bakit Bakwit Webisodes

Bakit Bakwit? (Why Bakwit?) is an initiative of CSA Core Volunteers in partnership with Human Rights Online Philippines and Balay Rehabilitation Center to raise awareness, popularize the issues of internally displaced people and upholding their rights as citizens.

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Freedom of Expression Conference Declaration

We, human rights defenders and civil society organizations (CSOs) working for the defense and protection of human rights, gathered in Quezon City, Philippines, during the Freedom of Expression Conference, FreeXP.con organized by the Human Rights Online Philippines (HRonlinePH) on 1-2 December 2017;

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Statement: Balay encourages President Rodrigo Duterte to keep the flames of hope burning in the search for peace

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In a speech on Friday, May 5, before police officers in Parang, Maguindanao, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said he was “at a loss” and felt “a bit pessimistic” about the prospects for peace with Moro rebels owing to their supposedly continued “squabbling.”

The President further said he was worried nothing can come out of the process which his administration expanded to include various Moro stakeholders, and tried to engage both the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) with a common Bangsamoro agenda consistent with each group’s peace pact with government.

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