[Statement] Drug War’-Style Lawlessness Spirals in Philippines- 14 Farmers, Peasant Leader Killed in Negros ‘Anti-Crime Operations’

‘Drug War’-Style Lawlessness Spirals in Philippines 14 Farmers, Peasant Leader Killed in Negros ‘Anti-Crime Operations’ By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Human Rights Watch “Drug war”-style lawlessness in the Philippines may be spiraling out of control. Philippine authorities said the police and military killed 14 people during anti-crime operations over the weekend in the…

[Video] Four Cases of Prostituted Women in Four Minutes -CATW-AP

Four Cases of Prostituted Women in Four Minutes CATW-AP and SENTRO started our healing program, including women’s rights training, with women survivors of the State’s drug-related killings in 2017.   Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address and contact number. All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way…

[From the web] Press Freedom Part 1 | Threats -RAPPLER.com

Press Freedom Part 1 | Threats   In this short video, journalists Ezra Acayan, Ed Lingao, JC Gotinga, Pia Ranada, Jason Gutierrez and Inday Espina-Varona speak of the attack against the free press, and what will stop them from reporting. #DefendPressFreedom Submit your contribution online through HRonlinePH@gmail.com Include your full name, e-mail address and contact…

[Statement] We will not be silenced, we will fight back. NUJP supports alternative media group’s case vs. cyberattackers -NUJP

We will not be silenced, we will fight back NUJP supports alternative media group’s case vs. cyberattackers March 29, 2019 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines fully supports the civil case filed by our affiliates in the alternative media against the people and groups identified to be behind the recent cyber attacks against…

[Statement] Secure our land, secure our food -PNFSP

Secure our land, secure our food We express our indignation on the increasing and unprecedented repression of rural and urban communities, human rights defenders and worsening threats on their right to land, food, and resources. Landlessness sprout among Filipino farmers, indigenous people, rural women and youth, and other marginalized rural and urban sectors that greatly…

[From the web] ICC exit removes protection for Filipinos-iDEFEND

ICC exit removes protection for Filipinos-iDEFEND The Philippines’ withdrawal from its membership in the International Criminal Court (ICC) means that an important legal mechanism enforcing some of the most advanced international cooperation for justice will be out of reach for Filipinos, especially those working in dangerous and conflict-ridden countries. Although withdrawing from the ICC will…