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Martial Law torture victims recall horrors in Negros Occidental

By Shane / February 23, 2021

By Joshua Villalobos HAPI Scholar The Humanist Alliance Philippines, International – Bacolod Chapter co-organized an online event with the USLS Political Science Society featuring victims of torture during Martial Law last February 22, three days before the anniversary of the historic, bloodless EDSA People Power Revolution of 1986. Martial Law torture survivors Mr. Ted Lopez, […]

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Presenting the HAPI Leadership of 2021

By Shane / February 13, 2021

HAPI Leadership Council Fiscal Year 2021-2022 –– HAPI is incredibly proud to announce our new set of officers who will continue to lead and create new milestones for the organization in 2021. We are grateful that these new leaders have accepted the new roles and courageously committed to this challenge in realizing our vision. We […]

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Introducing HAPI’s Five New Local Chapters

By Shane / February 5, 2021

By Joshua O. Villalobos HAPI Scholar Humanist Alliance of the Philippines – International, Inc. (HAPI) is set to have more local chapters from the different islands of the Philippines as the year 2021 unfolds. In the first month of the year, HAPI already fulfilled one of its goals for 2021 – to establish five new […]

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HAPI Celebrates Its 7th Anniversary!

By Shane / December 25, 2020

December 25th marks the 7th year anniversary of HAPI! It has been seven years of ups and downs, struggles and triumphs, differences and unification. There were even several changes implemented before the end of this tumultuous year, but now a rekindled fire burns as the organization prepares to help humanity through various projects planned throughout the Philippines […]

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Humanist Canada calls for release of Nigerian Humanist President

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen / May 21, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – May 5, 2020 – PRLog — Canadian Humanists are supporting calls from Humanists International to have Mubarak Bala released from a Nigerian jail. Bala, who is president of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, was arrested by Nigerian police April 28 following a complaint the had insulted the prophet Mohammed in a […]

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A Look Back: HAPI’s First Quarter of 2020

By Shane / April 2, 2020

HAPI’s 1st Quarter, 2020 Written by Shane Haro April 1, 2020 San Jose, Antique, Philippines Before we go into the gleaming achievements HAPI has already had in the first quarter of the year, there’s the big news that HAPI just named a new Executive Director in Alain Presillas. Here are the introductory remarks of our […]

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A Life Well-Lived: HAPI Founder Retires

By Shane / March 1, 2020

In a culture dominated by religiosity, overt superstition, and fake news, it takes a truly ballsy person to fight against the noise. While pushing for secularism is by no means a competition, Marissa Torres Langseth, HAPI Founder and Chairperson Emeritus, was the first to openly advocate for a more secular Philippines in the public stage. […]

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Bacolod City’s Pride Parade 2019

By Javan Poblador / June 29, 2019

Members and allies of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ+) community gathered for the Pride Parade to show solidarity and celebrate the annual pride month on Saturday, June 22 at around Bacolod City Hall. This is dubbed “The Return Of Pride” to Bacolod City after having a 4-year hiatus and was organized by Tribu […]

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HAPI Shows Filipino Spirit at YHI Asian Humanism Conference

By Alvin John Ballares / January 14, 2019

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN — Young Humanists International (YHI), formerly International Humanist and Ethical Youth Organization (IHEYO) assembled again the most active secular Humanists of Asia on December 29 and 30, 2018 in the port city of Kaohsiung in Taiwan. Hosting this year’s anticipated official YHI gathering was Humanistic Pastafarianism in Taiwan 台灣人文煮意麵團 (HPT) founded by YHI […]

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The Quezon City Pride March 2018 – Championing LGBTQ+ Rights and HIV/AIDS Awareness

By ADMIN01 / December 16, 2018

Hotel Rembrandt, Tomas Morato, Quezon City December 8, 2018 (Alvin Kasiban / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The Humanist Alliance Philippines International (HAPI) once again graced the annual celebration of rainbow colors in the city of Quezon City. Campaigning for HIV/AIDS prevention and human rights, Quezon City traditionally holds this event in the Tomas Morato area. […]

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