Human Rights

Salugpungan schools to appeal against DepEd closure order

Salugpungan schools to appeal against DepEd closure order

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Jul 15, 2019

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.

Rights groups welcome calls for UN probe on killings

Rights groups welcome calls for UN probe on killings

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Jun 26, 2019

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.