[In the news] US senators file resolution condemning ‘ongoing human rights abuses’ in the Philippines -PhilStar.com

Five United States senators introduced a bipartisan resolution highlighting human rights concerns in the Philippines and urging the Duterte administration to respect freedom of expression. US Sens. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) this week filed the six-page resolution, which specifically raised the cases of…

[In the news] Priests recount death threats -PhilStar.com

Priests recount death threats Three priests who have received death threats allegedly for their criticism of the Duterte administration’s war on drugs declared that they are not scared. Fathers Robert Reyes, Flavie Villanueva and Albert Alejo yesterday went public and said that they have been receiving death threats and even monitored suspicious men lurking near…

[Event] JOIN US in celebrating Tutoy’s 21st birthday -YND

JOIN US in celebrating Tutoy’s 21st birthday. The family of Karl Anthony ‘Tutoy’ Nuñez, a budding youth leader whose basketball career was cut short by six gun shots from two unidentified gunmen last December 26, 2017, would like to invite you in commemorating Totoy’s 21st birthday this October 20, 2018. The Nuñez family wishes to…

[Right-up] Bakit ba salbahe ang ‘Salvage’ -ni Greg Bituin Jr.

Bakit ba salbahe ang ‘Salvage’ salitang ‘salvage’ ay di Ingles sa ‘save’ o pagsagip ito’y Kastilang ‘salbaje’ at salbahe ang hagip kayraming mga na-salvage, pinagkamalan, suspek makikita na lang, bulagta’t buhay na’y tiwarik uso pa kasi ang bato, bato-bato sa langit “Ding, ang bato”, sabi lagi ni Darnang anong rikit kaya mga nagbabato’y talaga ngang…

[Video] EJK Victims’ Mothers, Widows and Orphans’ Healing Journey with CATW-AP

EJK Victims’ Mothers, Widows and Orphans’ Healing Journey with CATW-AP Facebook: @catwasiapacific Watch video @ https://web.facebook.com/catwasiapacific/videos/10159518172410431/ All submissions are republished and redistributed in the same way that it was originally published online and sent to us. We may edit submission in a way that does not alter or change the original material. Human Rights Online Philippines…

[Statement] Duterte a gross human rights violator – iDEFEND

Duterte a gross human rights violator “Duterte is a gross human rights violator who uses the war on drugs as a tool to impose authoritarian rule in order to inflict unopposed, anti-people economic policies, towards further exacerbating human rights violations against the Filipino nation. He has effectively undermined the spaces and opportunities for engagement with…

[From the web] Families of Desaparecidos and EJK Victims light thousand candles on All Souls’ Day to call for end to state violence

Families of Desaparecidos and EJK Victims light thousand candles on All Souls’ Day to call for end to state violence -www.tfdp.net On November 2, 2017, All Souls’ Day, about 50 families of victims of involuntary disappearance and extrajudicial killings lead a gathering of more than a hundred religious, human rights advocates, and activists in lighting…

[Video] Hayaan Mo Ako -Lapis

PANAWAGAN NG PAKIKIISA SA LAHAT NG MGA KASAMA SA PAGTUTOL SA KARAHASAN Inilunsad ang music video na “Hayaan Mo ako”, isang partnership project of Lapis, PAHRA at iDEFEND. Ang music video ay patungkol sa mga batang hindi na hinayaang lumaki at mamuhay ng malaya at may dignidad dahil naging biktima ng EJK. Nilalayon po natin…

[Statement] A Plea for Justice, A Cry for Hope -TFDP

A Plea for Justice, A Cry for Hope Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) joins the call, locally and internationally, for accountability of the Philippine State for the widespread extrajudicial killings being perpetrated in the name of the war on drugs and crime. We implore the government to heed the recommendations of the United…

[Statement] On the killings of Kian Delos Santos and Carl Arnaiz and the continuing threat against human rights advocates -ALG

Statement of the Alternative Law Groups (ALG) on the killings of Kian Delos Santos and Carl Arnaiz and the continuing threat against human rights advocates The killings of Kian Delos Santos and Carl Arnaiz by the police and President Rodrigo Duterte’s persistent threats against human rights advocates, including malicious attempts to undermine the Commission on…