Category Archive for: ‘news’

  • Vicious attacks on Philippine indigenous peoples bared before international rights community

    Revelations of Philippines rights violations continue at UN Human Rights Council 06/14/2014, Geneva, Switzerland – International human rights group Civicus and Philippine-based rights group Karapatan issued on Thursday an appeal to the 47-member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to urge the Philippine …

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  • Andrea Rosal case: Mother & child plight raised on UN rights body floor

    http://www.karapatan.org/Mother+and+Child+Plight+Raised+on+UN+Rights+Body+Floor 6/13/2014, Geneva, Switzerland – International civil society organization Civicus World Alliance for Citizen Participation (Civicus) and Philippine human rights group Karapatan, through Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay, jointly responded yesterday to the report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women during the interactive dialogues …

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  • Health group calls for freedom from systemic corruption and cronyism

    On the occasion of the Philippines’ 116th Independence Day (Philippines) — “Prosecute and make accountable all those who are involved in the pork barrel scam!” This is the battle cry of health professionals, community health workers and people’s health advocates joining today’s protest for the …

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  • Human rights, just peace, and the Canada-Philippines Solidarity

    Vancouver, BC — Making local and global connections thus, providing solidarity and nurturing partnership, the United Church of Canada through its Partners in Mission program, facilitated and supported the Canada-wide tour of Marie Hilao-Enriquez, chairperson of KARAPATAN (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights) and …

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  • Jail the plunderers! Release all political prisoners! — Karapatan

    http://www.karapatan.org/Jail+the+plunderers+and+release+all+political+prisoners Calling to “Jail the plunderers and release all political prisoners!” Karapatan, SELDA and other human rights organizations today held a protest picket in front of the general headquarters of the Philippine National Police at the Camp Crame, Quezon City. Camp Crame is reportedly being …

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International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines. The ICHRP is a global network of organizations based outside of the Philippines, committed to campaigning for human rights and Filipino people's rights.