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Let the Stones Cry Out: The Continuing Search for Justice Published by the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) 188 pages Let the Stones Cry Out: The Continuing Search for Justice not only depicts the darkness engulfing the nation but also chronicles the efforts of Christian churches and other human rights advocates in…

Two of the nine-member Philippine delegation of human rights defenders named the “Ecumenical Voice for Peace and Human Rights in the Philippines” shared the outcome of their lobbying efforts before various international organizations and entities in a press conference last week in Quezon City. BY EMILY VITAL Bulatlat Two of the nine-member Philippine delegation of…

The U.S. government has been criticized for its inconsistent human rights policy and for using it as part of its proverbial “carrots and stick” strategy chiefly to gain concessions from governments. It supports tyrannical governments and deals with states that have gained notoriety for committing atrocities against their own nationals. By the Policy Study, Publication…