[Statement] Save the Children Philippines calls on local officials to stop cruel, degrading treatment of children violating curfew

Stop cruel, degrading treatment of children Save the Children Philippines calls on local officials to stop cruel, degrading treatment of children violating curfew Save the Children Philippines is calling on local officials to adhere to laws on the proper treatment of children and youth who violate curfew guidelines under the Enhanced Community Quarantine to prevent…

[Action Alert] (Philippines) Arrest of more than 75,000 individuals for curfew violations during Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine -TFDP

Action Alert April 9, 2020 (Philippines) Arrest of more than 75,000 individuals for curfew violations during Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the arrest of more than 75,000 individuals for curfew violations during the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine. ———————————————————————————————————————————— According…

[From the web] Philippines Uses Humiliation as COVID Curfew Punishment- LGBT People Ordered to Dance and Kiss on Video -HRW

Philippines Uses Humiliation as COVID Curfew Punishment LGBT People Ordered to Dance and Kiss on Video By Ryan Thoreson Researcher, LGBT Human Rights Watch The spread of COVID-19 has given Philippines law enforcement broad discretion to enforce public health measures. When discrimination is added to the mix, that unfettered power can be particularly demeaning and…

[Action Alert] Quarantine violators in Bacoor City, Cavite were allegedly arbitrarily arrested, detained and subject to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment by members of the PNP -TFDP

Action Alert April 3, 2020 (Philippines) Quarantine violators in Bacoor City, Cavite were allegedly arbitrarily arrested, detained and subject to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment by members of the Philippine National Police Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the alleged practice of…

[Action Alert] Philippines: Shoot to kill threat against alleged community organizers and left-leaning organizations by Cordillera Police

Action Alert April 3, 2020 (Philippines) Shoot to kill threat against alleged community organizers and left-leaning organizations by Cordillera Police based on the pronouncement of President Duterte on April 2, 2020 Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the alleged harassment against alleged community organizers…

[From the web] Philippines: Curfew Violators Mistreated -HRW

COVID-19 Response Should Respect Detainee Rights (Manila, March 26, 2020) – Philippine authorities should respect the basic rights of people detained for violating the government’s COVID-19 regulations, Human Rights Watch said today. Police and local officials have confined those arrested to dog cages and forced them to sit in the midday sun as punishment, among…

[Action Alert] Curfew violators in San Isidro, Paranaque City were allegedly arbitrarily arrested and detained and tortured by members of the police with the knowledge of Barangay Captain Noel Japlos -TFDP

Action Alert March 26, 2020 (Philippines) Curfew violators in San Isidro, Paranaque City were allegedly arbitrarily arrested and detained and tortured by members of the police with the knowledge of Barangay Captain Noel Japlos Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the alleged practice of…