Human Rights

New projects for Filipino workers abroad launched

New projects for Filipino workers abroad launched

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Jul 20, 2018

As a pilot initiative, International Labor Organization (ILO) works closely with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to develop the Migrant Recruitment Advisor (MRA), and Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) to develop the Migrant Rights Violation Reporting System, also known as HAMSA.

Detained Church workers freed on bail

Detained Church workers freed on bail

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Jul 08, 2018

Detained church workers and rights activists were released ​on bail after ​their ​arrest on the evening of July 4​ in General Santos City ​while holding an organizational consultation on peasant and ​tribal issues​.

Makati strip-search not isolated case – Karapatan

Makati strip-search not isolated case – Karapatan

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Jul 07, 2018

Contrary to the claim of the Philippine National Police, human rights group Karapatan said, on Friday, that the case of the strip-search that took place in Makati City was not an isolated case as similar incidents happened involving state forces and agents in various parts of the country.