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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    Tribunal Declares Trump and Duterte Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity

    BY Marjorie Cohn Source: https://truthout.org/articles/tribunal-declares-trump-and-duterte-guilty-of-crimes-against-humanity/ Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his government committed war crimes and...

    Duterte, Trump guilty of war crimes, crimes against humanity

    By Janess Ann J. Ellao bulatlat.com Guilty. This is the verdict of the recently-concluded International Peoples' Tribunal (IPT) against President Rodrigo Duterte, US President Donald Trump, and...

    ‘Tribunal is genuine pursuit of truth and justice’

    “The International Peoples’ Tribunal is a genuine process of uncovering the culpability of the Duterte administration in the gross violation of the rights...

    Leaving the ICC, dismissing the IPT are acts of cowards evading accountability

    “It takes very little to irk the President as mere mention of the words justice and accountability puts his entire government in the...

    ANAKBAYAN to Duterte: Stop hiding, face crimes against the Filipino people

    BRUSSELS, 18 September — Activist youth group Anakbayan hit back against Duterte spokesperson Harry Roque’s cavalier dismissal of the International Peoples’ Tribunal (IPT) proceedings...

    Karapatan to International Tribunal: Duterte, Trump guilty of rights violations vs Filipinos

    In her expert testimony at the opening of the International People’s Tribunal (IPT) 2018 in Brussels, Belgium, Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay called on...

    Daughters of detained NDFP Peace Consultants to testify in International Tribunal

    Daughters of peace consultants Rafael Baylosis and Ferdinand Castillo will testify before the International Peoples' Tribunal charging Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with rights violations against the...

    Women charge Duterte for misogyny, gross violations of Philippine women’s rights

    BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- Philippine women’s alliance GABRIELA has filed charges against Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte for serious and systematic violation of women’s rights...

    Workers charge Duterte with labor rights violations in International Tribunal

    Kilusang Mayo Uno National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) joins other marginalized and oppressed sectors this week at the International Peoples’ Tribunal (IPT) 2018...

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    Bicol, Negros, Samar: intensifying repression

    Human rights in the Philippines roundup May-June 2019   The biggest human-rights news in May-June 2019 in the Philippines are the killings and illegal arrests of activists in...

    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...

    Philippine government should abide by the UNHRC resolution

    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...