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An Urgent Appeal to the Philippine Senate to Reject House Bill No. 7814

INCITEGov, a community of advocates who firmly believe in the democratic process and the rule of law as the bedrock of Philippine society, joins the growing voices of opposition against House Bill No. 7814 (HB 7814) which amends Republic Act No. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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Posted on March 08, 2021

New publications examine populism from civil society's experience

A wave of populist regimes has captured some of the world's robust democracies in recent years. From the US and Europe to Asia and South America, democratic backsliding became a trend as populist leaders surged in appeal and won national elections. In the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte's strongman brand and populist

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Posted on February 24, 2021

Catch ‘Langit Lupa’ in CCP’s human rights fest

"Langit Lupa" (Heaven, Earth) will join 16 other foreign and locally-produced films in Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Arthouse Cinema’s "To be Human," a special screening on human rights, from Dec. 4 to 13, in celebration of the International Human Rights Day.
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Posted on December 23, 2020

'Iisang Pangarap': New book features story behind 4Ps law

A mother of six, Sarah Pacayra has been spending most of her day taking care of her children and doing household chores - that is, before she became a beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

 

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Posted on October 23, 2020

Who to turn to when the law terrorizes

The controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 (ATL) was signed into law on July 3, 32 days after President Rodrigo Duterte certified it as urgent, followed by its swift passage in Congress. The following day,

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Posted on September 17, 2020

JOLO TWIN BOMBING: Not for political leverage

Recent reports bared that the senseless and horrific twin blasts in Jolo, Sulu, on August 24 were carried out by two female suicide bombers believed to be supporters

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Posted on August 27, 2020

REJECT THE PROPOSED ANTI-TERRORISM ACT NOW

INCITEGOV, constituting a community of advocates who firmly believe in the democratic process and the rule of law as bedrock of the Philippine society, joins the loud voice of opposition against the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. The bill, questionably certified as urgent, has been passed in the Senate and a

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Posted on June 04, 2020

INCITEGOV supports call for #BalikMarawi

Three years have passed since the siege of Marawi but nothing has improved on the situation of the bakwits. In fact, they are made even more vulnerable as they face the danger of COVID-19.


Ang nalalapit na selebrasyon ng Eid-al-Fitr ay dapat sana panahon ng pagbab

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Posted on May 23, 2020

New trustees, by-law updates, virtual setup marked 14th INCITEGov GA

The International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance (INCITEGov) conducted its 14th Annual General Assembly (GA) virtually on May 9, amidst the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) that is still being implemented in some parts of the country, including Metro Manila, due to

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Posted on May 13, 2020

CLOSING ABS-CBN: A travesty on democracy in the Philippines

The International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance (INCITEGov) conducted its 14th Annual General Assembly (GA) virtually on May 9, amidst the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) that is still being implemented in some parts of the country, including Metro Manila, due to

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Posted on May 07, 2020