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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    Appeal to accept report and recommendations of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    LETTER June 13, 2020 H. E. Mr Rodrigo Duterte President...

    Strongest protest at red-tagging of foreign human rights defenders

    May 22, 2020, H. E. Mr Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines

    OPEN LETTER: Urging again the Supreme Court of the Philippines to send political prisoners home

    May 5, 2020, H. E. Mr Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Republic of the Philippines

    Duterte’s all-out war against the people amid the COVID 19 pandemic

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    May 1, 2020: A Global Day of Action Against Duterte’s Martial Law

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    Letter to Philippine government

    Urging the Supreme Court of the Philippines to send political prisoners home April 17, 2020 H....

    Global human rights group urges PH highest court to send political prisoners home

    Today April 17, the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) is urging the Supreme Court of the Philippines to...

    Global organisation of human rights advocates calls out PH’s anti-terrorism law

    The International Coalition of Human Rights for the Philippines (ICHRP) condemns the recent approval of an anti-terrorism bill in the Philippine Senate. “We are appalled by how laws that further curtail the freedoms of the Filipinos are being railroaded under the Duterte government,” says ICHRP chairperson Peter Murphy.

    Support the Filipino People’s Struggle, Not U.S. War

      On December 10th, Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesperson announced the President would lift martial law in Mindanao two years after its initial implementation. This is a...

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    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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    The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines, campaigning for human rights and Filipino people’s rights, lauds the United Nations Human Rights Council...