[Petition] Impartial and fair verdict for human rights defender Cocoy Tulawie! Ensure his safety and security! -IPON

Impartial and fair verdict for human rights defender Cocoy Tulawie! Ensure his safety and security! Temogen “Cocoy” Tulawie is a human rights defender from the Sulu region in Mindanao, the Philippines. He is the founder of the local human rights group Bawgbug and member of several civil society organizations where he was responsible for campaigns…

[Statement] Human rights defenders push for the adoption of human rights framework in the Bangsamoro Basic Law -BAWGBUG

Human rights defenders push for the adoption of human rights framework in the Bangsamoro Basic Law (Cotabato City) In the observance of the International Human Rights Day, Bawgbug is spearheading a series of community based consultations in Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi for the drafting of a Bangsamoro Basic Law with a strong and highly defined…

[Statement] A Call for Investigation on Reports of Rights Violations against Filipino Tausug Migrants in Sabah, Backlash of Lahad Datu Incident -BAWGBUG

A Call for Investigation on Reports of Rights Violations against  Filipino Tausug Migrants in Sabah, Backlash of Lahad Datu Incident The continuing armed skirmishes between the Malaysian government and the forces of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III has led to a backlash against the Tausug migrant communities in Sabah particularly in the area of Lahad Datu…

Asian Human Rights Commission

[Urgent Appeal] Supreme Court takes judicial action on plot to kill falsely charged activist (Cocoy Tulawie)-AHRC

PHILIPPINES: Supreme Court takes judicial action on plot to kill falsely charged activist ISSUES: Arbitrary arrest and detention; fabrication of charges; human rights defenders; prosecution system; right to fair trial; victims assistance & protection ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION January 14, 2013 NEW REPORT: Special Report: The Philippines’ hollow human rights system http://www.article2.org/pdf/v11n0203.pdf Dear friends, After…

Asian Human Rights Commission

[Press Release] The Tulawie case — activist’s wife talks about how his arrest changed her and her children-AHRC

PHILIPPINES: The Tulawie case — activist’s wife talks about how his arrest changed her and her children (Hong Kong, September 6, 2012) Mussah Sherian, the wife of the falsely accused human rights activist Temogen “Cocoy” Tulawie, thought she would just be “behind the scenes taking care of (their) children,” but it all changed after his…

[From the web] Action star Robin Padilla has lent his voice to help human rights defender Cocoy Tulawie’s quest for justice

Action star Robin Padilla has lent his voice to help human rights defender Cocoy Tulawie’s quest for justice Source: https://www.facebook.com/cocoy.tulawie In search for justice and speedy trial, action star Robin Padilla has lent his voice to help human rights defender Cocoy Tulawie’s quest for justice in a salu-salo (mid-lunch) held on March 2, Friday, at…