[Statement] Philippines: Proposed Anti-Terrorism Law will solidify abuse of State power -Forum-Asia

Philippines: Proposed Anti-Terrorism Law will solidify abuse of State power (Bangkok, 2 June 2020) – The railroading of the Anti-Terrorism Bill in the Philippines will further erode human rights in the country, rights groups said today. The Asian Forum of Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and its member organisations Balaod Mindanaw, Dakila, Karapatan, LILAK (Purple…

[From the web] Pagtanggal sa Filipino bilang core subject sa kolehiyo at mandatory ROTC, mga atake sa karapatan ng mamamayan -KARAPATAN

Mahigpit na kinondena ng Karapatan ang desisyon ng Korte Suprema na alisin ang Filipino at Panitikan bilang mga pangunahing asignatura sa kolehiyo. Nakikiisa ang Karapatan sa lahat ng grupong patuloy na naninindigan para igiit ang ating pambansang pagkakakilanlan dahil ito ay mahalang gulugod ng karapatang pantao ng mamamayan. “Sa hakbang ng Korte Suprema, inaatake ang…

[Statement] New SEC memo on non-profit organizations violates right to organize – Karapatan

New SEC memo on non-profit organizations violates right to organize – Karapatan Surreptitiously, without consultation with many non-profit organizations, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued SEC Memorandum Circular No. 15 (s. 2018) or the Guidelines for the Protection of SEC Registered Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) From Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Abuse or the NPO Guidelines…

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[Statement] Manilakbayan ng Mindanao to file a case against PNP-QCPD on Times St. Incident -KARAPATAN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AHRC-FST-087-2014 December 03, 2014 A Statement from KARAPATAN Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission PHILIPPINES: Manilakbayan ng Mindanao to file a case against PNP-QCPD on Times St. Incident MANILA CITY – Manilakbayan ng Mindanao contingent is set to file a case against Police Superintendent…

[From the web] Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse – hrdefenders.wordpress.com

Pol Prisoner Holds Hunger Strike for Fr.Romano and All Victims of Rights Abuse by yoyong, hrdefenders.wordpress.com July 15, 2013 A political prisoner in Cebu marked the 28th year commemoration of the abduction and disappearance of Redemptorist priest Rudy Romano on July 11, 2013 with a hunger strike until the Presidential State-of-the-Nation Address on July 22,…

[From the web] Karapatan and Bayan raise alarm on attacks vs activists via series of robberies, surveillance -www.bayan.ph

Karapatan and Bayan raise alarm on attacks vs activists via series of robberies, surveillance February 22, 2013 Human rights group Karapatan and umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN), together with members and leaders of several organizations today condemned in strongest terms the series of attacks against people’s organizations and partylist groups, disguised as break-ins and…

[Statement] Karapatan sa Pagkain, Ipaglaban -FDC Women’s Committee

Karapatan sa Pagkain, Ipaglaban Kamtin ang Pang-ekonomiyang Katarungan ng Kababaihan! Nakikiisa ang FDC Women’s Committee sa iba’t ibang organisasyon at kilusan ng kababaihan na nakikibaka upang makamit ang karapatan sa pagkain at mapangalagaan ang interes ng nakararaming prodyuser ng pagkain sa buong mundo – ang mga kababaihan. Ang karapatan sa pagkain ay bahagi ng ating…

[Resources] Submission of KARAPATAN to UNHRC for ICCPR

Submission of the national human rights organization KARAPATAN, Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights to the United Nations Human Rights Committee in its 106th Session Palais Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland, October 15-November 2, 2012 This is an alternative note of the Philippine national human rights organization, KARAPATAN Alliance for the Advancement of People’s ights to…

[Press Release] Human rights group intensified calls for justice; highlights calls for livelihood and employment -Women WISE3

Human rights group intensified calls for justice; highlights calls for livelihood and employment On its 4th anniversary, the Women Workers in Struggle for Employment, Empowerment and Emancipation or Women WISE3 intensified calls for justice following Malacanang’s claim of improving human rights situation. In reaction to a Malacanang statement in Aug 30 saying that there are…

[From the web] Karapatan seeks disqualification of Abang Lingkod partylist

Karapatan seeks disqualification of Abang Lingkod partylist July 27, 2012 Karapatan joined Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) in filing a complaint at the Commission on Elections for the removal and/or cancellation of registration of Abang Lingkod partylist. The complaint was filed by Wilfredo Marbella, Deputy Secretary General of KMP and Marie Hilao-Enriquez, Karapatan chairperson. The…

[From the web] Aquino’s warped sense of justice: GMA freed, torturer promoted, impunity ignored -Karapatan

Aquino’s warped sense of justice: GMA freed, torturer promoted, impunity ignored “And so this is justice under Aquino — torturers are given plum positions in the military, and the rich, powerful and notorious human rights violators like Palparan and Arroyo are mockingly free as preying vultures. No wonder, Noynoy deliberately omitted anything on human rights…