The Salugpungan schools that provide education to different IP communities in Mindanao will appeal the recent Department of Education (DepEd) order suspending its permit to operate and its recognition based on accusations of National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.
In the wake of attacks against media practitioners, with some resulting in deaths, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) will hold a forum on safety on Saturday, July 13.
A news anchor of a local radio station in Kidapawan City was shot dead on by a riding-in-tandem team last, Wednesday evening, July 10.
A Lumad leader and a farmer-activists were gunned down in separate incidents in the province of Bukidnon.
Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay urged the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) member-states to support the move of the Iceland government on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines during the council’s 41st session.
Progressive groups lambasted National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.’s for saying that they are lying to the public.
Davao Today columnist Margarita Valle filed criminal and administrative charges before the Office of the Ombudsman today against Philippine National Police and Army officers who arrested her and held her incommunicado for almost 12 hours last June 9.
A local radio station in General Santos City was peppered with bullets on Wednesday night.
Men wearing face masks attacked two separate camps of striking Peerless Products Manufacturing Corporation (Pepmaco) workers in Laguna at one o’clock this morning, injuring 11 workers.
Human rights advocates and lawyers welcomed the recent statement by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet expressing concern on the human rights situation in the Philippines and a need for an independent probe on extrajudicial killings.