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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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    PRESS STATEMENT: On the arrest of relief volunteers in Norzagay, Bulacan

    The Asia-Pacific Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (APCHRP) strongly condemns the wrongful arrest of seven individuals delivering relief goods to...

    Human rights coalition condemns arrest of PH relief volunteers

    ICHRP appeals for an end to the harassments of Filipino civilians The International Coalition for Human Rights in the...

    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...

    Duterte’s “shoot them dead” order denounced by international human rights group

    The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) strongly condemns the shoot-to-kill order of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on April...

    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.

    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.

    International human rights group decry Philippine government closure of Lumad sanctuary

    The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) condemned last Thursday the resolution to close the United Church of Christ of the Philippines (UCCP) sanctuary for Lumad indigenous people in Davao, Philippines.

    Portland Human Rights Commission Votes in Favor of Resolution to Suspend Military Aid to Duterte Regime

    Portland, OR — In the evening of January 8th, the Portland Human Rights commission voted to submit a historic resolution to the...

    International human rights group laud conviction of Ampatuans

    The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines welcomes the recent verdict to convict 28 persons including three Ampatuan siblings principally charged for the death of 57 individuals, 32 of whom were journalists. The 28 will be facing 40 years of imprisonment while fifteen others were convicted with lesser jail time.

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

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