This video is about the situation of human rights defenders in the Philippines and to raise awareness of the public about the Action, “Use of Evidence Based Approach to Human Rights Documentation and Monitoring for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders and their Families, and in the Fight Against Impunity” or “HRDs Protection” European Union (EU) project.
This video highlights ongoing incidence of threats and reprisals on human rights defenders, many of which are allegedly perpetrated by State security forces and non-state actors, together with the impunity and lack of accountability in most cases, explicitly evidences the need for a stronger and more coordinated response from the government, the United Nations and other international human rights bodies.
PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, FIGHT IMPUNITY!
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