Human Rights

Anybody can be tagged as terrorist in PH – Aussie prof

Anybody can be tagged as terrorist in PH – Aussie prof

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Aug 14, 2018

Australian Professor Gill H. Boehringer is still being held at the Terminal 1 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport for almost a week now since Philippine authorities, particularly the Bureau of Immigration, denied him entry into the country on midnight of August 8, Wednesday.

DOJ’s proscription meant to harass government critics

DOJ’s proscription meant to harass government critics

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Aug 11, 2018

The human rights group Karapatan lauded the Manila Regional Trial Court that dropped the names of former Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, peace consultant Rafael Baylosis, UN Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and lawyer Jose Molintas in the proscription petition filed by the Department of Justice in February 2018.

A hazardous mixture: Coal mining, militarization driving away IPs from homes, communities in Mindanao

A hazardous mixture: Coal mining, militarization driving away IPs from homes, communities in Mindanao

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Jul 24, 2018

Most of the Indigenous People’s in Mindanao are currently facing some “dangerous games” being played by big capitalists and the government, particularly state forces. And these perilous undertakings are taking its tolls on the IPs – to their homes, communities, and identities. When the greed for huge profits play with graft and corrupt practices of those in power, the end result is catastrophic.