President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to declare the New People’s Army as a terrorist group have caused a chilling effect to the Lumad children in Mindanao, progressive groups said.
After eight years, the families of the slain victims of the infamous Ampatuan massacre would be able to see a flicker of hope as a resolution of the case is at hand, a lone private prosecutor said on Friday.
A non-government organization reported more than 50 cases of rights abuses committed by government forces during the crisis in Marawi.
A media watchdog is set to launch here a book tackling the safety of journalists in various countries including the Philippines, on Saturday, November 13.
“This is the positive result of martial law, people now have discipline. That’s why it should be continued,” says Police Superintendent Ebra M. Moxsir
Thousands of farmers and rural folks are set to join the series of anti-Trump protests in Manila to call for an end, the continuing landlessness under the Duterte administration, a lawmaker said on Friday.
The Department of Education on Thursday denied allegations from children’s rights organization that it has neglected schools serving the indigenous peoples (IP) across the country.
A global media watchdog has ranked the Philippines the fifth country where media killers remain scot-free and killings remain unresolved because of the government’s foot-dragging.
A human rights group said Tuesday, October 31, that the Duterte administration continues to intensify its attacks against human rights defenders under the counter-insurgency program “Oplan Kapayapaan.”
A church-based group decried the arrest of five members of the Banwaon tribe of Agusan del Sur including a field worker of European Union-funded project for indigenous peoples’ rights.