A solon from the Makabayan bloc denounced on Monday, October 2, the recent killings of two farmers in Davao region, saying these were a part of the government’s counter-insurgency program.
The Philippine Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Watch is calling to remove the country as member of the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) because of the government’s continued denial of the extra-judicial killings across the country.
Human rights group Karapatan, while welcoming the pilot monitoring hub for the compliance of the Comprehensive Agreement on Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHRIHL) here, said on Monday, October 2, it should include cases of extrajudicial killings of activists.
The Government of the Republic of the Philippines- Monitoring Committee (GRP-MC) launched its pilot monitoring station for the compliance of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Respect for Human Rights and International Law here on Friday, September 29.
Human rights group Karapatan reported on Thursday, September 28, that two farmer activists were shot dead in separate incidents this week.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is set to open an information hub eyed to further strengthen monitoring and protection of the Indigenous People’s (IP) rights in the country.
Civil-society organizations in Davao urge the public to take an active role in reporting cases of abuses amid the implementation of martial law in Mindanao.
A group of lawyers and paralegals from at least 18 organizations founded a new group to monitor human rights abuses in Mindanao.
At least five armed men allegedly entered a school compound over the weekend without seeking permission from teachers.
Over 30 Lumad passengers had postpone their flight Saturday morning, September 15, as police here suspected they were trafficking minors.