A Philippine Human Rights NGO providing Psychosocial Services and Rehabilitation to Internally Displaced Persons and Survivors of Torture and Organized Violence.


BRAT X 2016 as reported by GMA News reporter Bam Alegre

Now on its 10th year, the Basta! Run Against Torture carries the theme “Not One More Victim: End Torture Now!”. Participants gathered in front of the office of the Commission on Human Rights and held a solidarity run at 6:30 in the morning last June 25.

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Kapwa Tayo Mindanao!

The story of the Mindanao people is OUR story. At the core of our Filipino values is the word Kapwa. This uniquely Filipino word for oneness embeds the other with another as "shared self." At the deeper level, this also means "shared divinity." We wish to reconnect the rest of the Filipino people with our Kapwa in Mindanao who have been for decades struggling lasting peace and sustainable development. (In tagalog, the prefix KA is bridging word, something that connects or dugtong between two or more for a shared meaning.)

This peace campaign video is produced by the Mindanao Solidarity Network, Balay Rehabilitation Center, and Rock ED with special thanks to independent filmmaker Pepe Diokno,celebrities, volunteers, and public figures in the video.

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Pikitmata is a 16-minute video documentary produced by BALAY Rehabilitation Center that presents the practice and prevalence of torture in the country. It is not only inflicted by persons in authority to extract information but it permeates in our everyday lives.

We can do something about it. Let's explore how.

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