[Statement] A Joint Statement by Youth for Human Rights and Democracy (Y4HRD) and Young Filipino Advocates of Critical Thinking (yFACTph)

AN EXCEPTION TURNED GENERAL RULE: A Joint Statement by Youth for Human Rights and Democracy (Y4HRD) and Young Filipino Advocates of Critical Thinking (yFACTph) We, the Youth for Human Rights and Democracy (Y4HRD) and the Young Filipino Advocates of Critical Thinking (yFACTph), express our utter dismay for yet another extension of military rule in Mindanao.…

[Urgent Appeal] Military hounds trade unionists in Mindanao, forcing them to surrender as rebel supporters -CTUHR

Military hounds trade unionists in Mindanao, forcing them to surrender as rebel supporters On February 13, CTUHR was asked to join a fact-finding mission in Compostela, Compostela Valley (Mindanao) organized by Nonoy Librado Development Foundation, Inc (NLDFI), Kilusang Mayo Uno concerning reports of military asking local trade unionists to surrender as New Peoples Army (NPA)…

[Statement] Reclaim, Defend and Promote Human Rights for All at All Times -A Declaration of the Mindanao-wide Conference against Martial Law

Reclaim, Defend and Promote Human Rights for All at All Times A Declaration of the Mindanao-wide Conference against Martial Law We, the 103 Bangsamoro, Mindanao Migrants and Indigenous People delegates of the Mindanao Conference Against Martial Law representing 44 organizations coming from different provinces of Mindanao, have gathered together to discuss our situation and come-up…

[From the web] Martial Law Threatens Escalation of Abuses Duterte Places Mindanao Under Military Rule, Suspends Habeas Corpus -HRW

Philippines: Martial Law Threatens Escalation of Abuses Duterte Places Mindanao Under Military Rule, Suspends Habeas Corpus (New York, May 26, 2017) – The Philippine government’s declaration of martial law in the southern island of Mindanao threatens to widen the scope of abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 23, 2017,…

[Press Release] Martial Law Threatens Escalation of Abuses -HRW

Philippines: Martial Law Threatens Escalation of Abuses Duterte Places Mindanao Under Military Rule, Suspends Habeas Corpus (New York, May 26, 2017) – The Philippine government’s declaration of martial law in the southern island of Mindanao threatens to widen the scope of abuses under President Rodrigo Duterte, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 23, 2017,…

[Statement] We condemn the declaration of Martial Law ! -iDEFEND

WE CONDEMN THE DECLARATION OF MARTIAL LAW ! On Tuesday night, President Rodrigo Duterte declared Martial Law on the entire Mindanao Island while on a state visit in Russia, following the fighting between the military and the Maute group. It has to be clarified that the clashes were triggered by law enforcement operation in Marawi.…

[Statement] Martial Law is Not the Answer! -SENTRO

Martial Law is Not the Answer! SENTRO condemns the atrocious attack on the people of Marawi perpetrated by a local terrorist group. We solidly stand with them in this tragic moment. We believe, however, that the declaration of Martial Law is a heavy-handed response to the situation that even the AFP now claims is under…