Press Statement

February 27,2017

 (This used to be a mountain, stripped to the ground by Nickel mining, Surigao del Sur)


The labour rights organization, Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) commends the decisiveness of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez to suspend […]

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Members of the National Fact-Finding Mission (NFFM) on the House Technology Industries tragedy revealed today that hundreds of HTI workers still remain unaccounted, contrary to the claim of HTI management, the Philippine Export Processing Zone Authority (PEZA) and the Cavite local government unit.

“The public deserves to know […]

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06 February 2017

Statement of the National Fact Finding Mission on the HTI tragedy

 In light of the apparent information blackout concerning the fire that devoured the House Technology Industries main building (HTI) inside the Cavite Export Processing Zone, various labor institutions and people’s organization initiated […]

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