Monday, July 6, 2020

COVID-19 CRISIS EXPOSES HUMAN RIGHTS CATASTROPHE IN THE PHILIPPINES

The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines calls on the global community to provide the Filipino people with urgent health support as part of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We need to press the Duterte government to end its repression of civil society to enable the Filipino people to maximise their capacity to deal with the crisis.
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    Military kills civilians, including 6-year old boy, in Bukidnon

    KATUNGOD LUMAD ALERT Military men allegedly killed two residents, one of them a 6-year old boy, and wounded another in a military operation in the...

    URGENT ACTION: Human rights defender Zara Alvarez threatened

    By Human Rights Matter Name of HRD at risk: Zara Reboton Alvarez Country: Philippines Date and time of security incident: 4th of March 2016 at 08:45 am Security...

    Five Lumad hurt as evacuation camp in UCCP Haran, Davao City set to fire

    Dear Friends, Please join us in calling for an independent investigation on the burning of the evacuation camp of Lumad at the compound of the...

    4 Higaonon Datus face trumped-up murder charges

    Four Datus (indigenous chieftains), along with eight other members of the Higaonon community in Cabanglasan, Bukidnon, face murder charges at the start of 2016. Bendiho...

    Talaandig killed, 2 children wounded in latest attack of paramilitary group

    Katungod Lumad Alert: The dela Mance paramilitary group has struck once again, killing Mankombate Mariano, and wounded his grandchildren aged 10 and 11 years old. On...

    Two Lumad, including 15-year old boy, killed by dela Mance paramilitary group

    Katungod Lumad Alert: Two Lumad were killed allegedly by members of the dela Mance paramilitary group on September 15, 2015 in Sitio Balaudo, St. Peters,...

    Katungod Lumad Alert: 17 Banwaon harassed and intimidated

    Binicalan, San Luis, Agusan del Sur -- 17 members of the Banwaon indigenous group, including three minors, were reportedly harassed and intimidated in Sitio...

    Katungod Lumad Alert: Ranch guards fire at Higaonons, 2 hurt

    Opol, Misamis Oriental - On October 16, 2015, at around 9:30 in the morning, five security guards of Denosta’s ranch harassed and fired at...

    Cagayan Valley leaders, activists falsely charged with kidnapping and homicide

    Appeal for Action Dear Friends, Pease join us in our call to stop the criminalization of human rights work, a tactic that the BS Aquino regime...

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    A/HRC/41/L.20: Resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines

    Reposted from the UN Human Rights Council site (URL source below) Human Rights Council Forty-first session 24 June–12 July 2019 Agenda item 2 Annual report of the United Nations...

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