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Despite ‘silent’ celebration, thousands relive spirit of EDSA

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POWER OF WE. Thousands of protesters gather at the People Power Monument to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution.

Organizers of the rally say 6,000 participated in the ‘Power of We’ protest set on the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 26, 2017) — Thousands of Filipinos commemorated the momentous revolution that toppled the authoritarian rule of the late president Ferdinand Marcos as they gathered Saturday evening, February 25, at the People Power Monument on EDSA. Continue reading Despite ‘silent’ celebration, thousands relive spirit of EDSA

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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United Nations Declaration on Human Rights

Recent acts of violence around the world remind us that the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights is as relevant today as when it was first proclaimed in 1948. Accompanying images illustrating each of the articles of the Declaration are reprints of a gallery hanging at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.  Continue reading The Universal Declaration of Human Rights