Human Rights Watch: Philippine Children Mining Gold in Horrific Conditions

Human Rights Watch today released a new report and video about Philippine children who dig and dive for gold in dangerous small-scale mines. Believe me, we understand “hanap buhay” …. but this is heartbreaking.

Video: An Early Morning Walk Through the Seaside Barrio of San Miguel, Balangiga

A beautiful before-the-storm video by Gloria B. Sommer of an early morning walk through the seaside barangay of San Miguel in Balangiga, Eastern Samar. ┬áMoreso than most videos like this — this one really makes[…]