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[Off-the-shelf] IN THE CLAWS OF TYRANNY: State of Workers’ Rights under Duterte Administration -CTUHR

IN THE CLAWS OF TYRANNY: State of Workers’ Rights under Duterte Administration

Genuine Change! Promise that is crystal clear for millions of Filipinos that prompted them to junk the common traditional politicians in 2016 and embraced Rodrigo Roa Duterte as the President of the Republic of the Philippines. 499 more words

Human Rights

Off the Shelf Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Here’s the next post in my Off the Shelf series, where I review the most recent books I’ve read. I do my best to capture the experience of the book beyond just “I LOVED IT,” which is usually what I yell at people in the streets after I finish a good one. 1,069 more words

Literature

[Off-the-shelf] Human rights treaty bodies -OHCHR

Human rights treaty bodies

What are the human rights treaty bodies?
The human rights treaty bodies are committees of independent experts that monitor implementation of the core international human rights treaties. 218 more words

Human Rights

Off the shelf: Cartoone - S/T ('69)

 Knick Knack Man    Ice Cream Dreams

Formed as The Chevrons in 1967, the Scottish group that later re-branded as Cartoone seem in hindsight to have had trouble shaking their proximity to the various groups they met along the course of their short career in the late ’60s. 744 more words

Vinyl

Off the Shelf: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Here’s another entry in my Off the Shelf series, where I review (and usually gush over) the most recent books I’ve read. What can I say? 903 more words

Literature

How Does Your Garden Grow?

By Jennifer Huberdeau

In the popular English nursery rhyme, “Mary, Mary, quite contrary,” the secret to Mary’s garden success is quite peculiar in nature: “With silver bells and cockleshells. 320 more words

Arts

[Off-the-shelf] More than 300 Activists Murdered in 2017: Front Line Defenders Launches Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders At Risk

More than 300 Activists Murdered in 2017: Front Line Defenders Launches Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders At Risk

Dedicated to the more than 300 human rights defenders murdered this year, the Front Line Defenders Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders At Risk opens with two pages listing the names of the deceased. 183 more words

Human Rights