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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Members of civil society organizations and faith-based associations joined the commemoration of the day when the late President Marcos placed the country under martial law on September 21, 44 years ago.  Carrying pictures of  victims of human rights violations, more than 1,200 participants gathered in the historic Plaza Miranda in Manila to remind the public that an authoritarian government should never be allowed to prevail again.

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Social workers from different municipalities of North Cotabato and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) participated in a study session on documentation and rehabilitation of torture victims in Kidapawan City on September 6 to 9, 2016. The learning event also highlighted the mechanism for monitoring,  reporting, and responding to victims of grave child rights violations in areas affected by armed conflict in Mindanao.

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Around 200 survivors of torture and enforced disappearance and their relatives have started to receive some financial assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in recognition of their right to rehabilitation under the Anti Torture Act and the Anti-Enforced Disappearance Act. The monetary assistance is intended for the purchase of medicines and to pay for basic medical check up of the victims. Some amount are meant to augment their resources for their livelihood projects as well.

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Agong Komiks

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Ang Agong Komiks ay inihahandog ng Balay Rehabilitation Center sa mga Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) na mas kilala sa tawag na "bakwit". Ang babasahing ito ay para rin salahat ng nagnanais ng kapayapaan, at kumikilos upang mapangalagaan ang mga karapatan ng sibilyang paulit-ulit na naiipit sa gitna ng karahasan.

Ang mga tauhan, lugar, pangyayari sa mga kwento at guhit sa komiks na ito ay kathang isip lamang. Kung sakali at may pagkakahawig sa ilang tunay na karanasan, ito ay hindi sinasadya bagama't ang mga akdang ito ay hindi malayo sa katotohanan.

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