An international indigenous people (IP) group on Thursday commended the move of local government units (LGU) in Northern Luzon for coming out with resolutions opposing the terrorist tagging by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte of human rights advocates.
A human rights group on Tuesday is calling for justice and accountability for the children who fell victims to the continuing drug war by the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
President Duterte’s claim that he never jailed a single critic of his administration was refuted by human rights group Karapatan who said 173 activists were detained under his administration.
The six allegedly members of the New People’s Army known as Mabinay 6 pleaded “not guilty” to criminal charges filed against them.
“When the Church stands up for the poor, its people become targets.” This was how human rights group Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay lamented the killing of Catholic priest Fr. Mark Ventura in Cagayan last Sunday, April 29.
Members of the League of Filipino Students-Southern Mindanao region held an indignation rally, Friday, in front of the City Hall to protest the detention and forced deportation of Moro activist Jerome Aba.
The House of Representatives Makabayan opposition bloc has filed a resolution which seeks to condemn and probe the detention and torture of Filipino Moro activist Jerome Succor Aba by the United States Homeland Security and Customs Border and Protection last week.
The mother of slain 15-year-old Jhun Mark Acto denounced the killing of her son by the Philippine Army and refuted that her son was a member of the New People’s Army.
A National Fact Finding Mission (NFFM) headed by the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) condemned on Friday the rise of human rights violations and union busting in Compostela town.
Human rights activist Jerome Aba was finally released and allowed to go back to the Philippines after he was detained by American immigration authorities at an airport in the U.S. for 28 hours.