Category Archives: discrimination

PNP chief: proposed ID card for Muslims “locally initiated, not mandated by PNP leadership”

MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 06 July) — The proposal for an identification card for Muslims in Central Luzon is a “locally initiated” move and is “not dictated” by  the Philippine National Police (PNP) leadership,  PNP Director-General Ronald dela Rosa said in a press conference here Thursday. Dela Rosa said the move of Central Luzon police […]

International Alert calls on congress to pass measure against discrimination

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 June) – Human rights advocacy group International Alert-Philippines is calling on Congress to pass an anti-discrimination measure that seeks to protect rights of the Muslim and indigenous people (IP) minorities in the workplace and enable them to access better opportunities in companies. Francesca Humi, the group’s program officer in the […]

Discrimination against Muslims in the Philippines

I told somebody today that I miss teaching. With the unprecedented Media Bias against Ron Paul in the current US Republican primaries, I could show the students the Media Studies theories in action – like Agenda-Setting, Gate-keeping, Propaganda Model, etc. I doubt if there is any Filipino Communication / Media Studies teacher in the country […]