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

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Balay has called for  accountability of authorities who are implicated in the ill treatment of detainees as it asked the  Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to convene immediately the Oversight Committee in order to review the implementation of the Anti Torture Act.

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Balay Rehabilitation Center along with other human rights groups joined an annual Lenten gathering of families of victims of disappearances and other human rights violations entitled Kalbalyo ng Kawalan ng Katarungan (KKK) last April 12. This year’s theme Paghilom, Pagbangon, Pagkilos aims to highlight unity and solidarity among families of Desaparecidos with the families of victims of extrajudicial killings in their search for truth and justice.

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Representatives from government agencies and civil society organizations agreed to create a mechanism to fulfil the government’s obligation to provide rehabilitation services for  torture victims and their families.

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Healing the Wounds of War

healingA film about the face of armed confrontations in Pikit, North Cotabato. in Mindanao. It is also the story of people who have learned the “art of evacuation” of their tremendous amount of resiliency, their ability to rise from being survivors of an unjust war. April, 2003. Produced by Balay Rehabilitation Center. Written and Directed by Joey R.B. Lozano. 20 minutes and 21 seconds.