fix articles 223992, congressional commission
Philippines: Greed, Corruption and Illegitimate Debt (tags)
Greed is defined as an excessive or uncontrolled desire for or pursuit of money, wealth, food, or other possessions especially when this denies the same goods to others. It is reprehensible acquisitiveness, an insatiable longing for power, and supremacy in order to advance individual interests at the cost of other's well being.
* Philippine Government Apathetic Toward Human Rights Abuses * (tags)
UNITED Nations special rapporteur Philip Alston gave an oral report to the UN Human Rights Council yesterday of the preliminary findings and recommendations in connection with his 10-day visit to the country in February to investigate extrajudicial killings. In his report, Alston criticized key government agencies, particularly the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, the Ombudsman, the Department of Justice, and Malacañang for shirking their responsibilities in upholding human rights in the Philippines.
Yellowworld.org Press Release: Petition to Remove Rep. Howard Coble (tags)
LOS ANGELES, CA - Asian American internet watchdog Yellowworld.org has launched an online petition at http://removecoble.yellowworld.org) to demand the resignation of Congressman Howard Coble from his position as Chair of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.