[Off-the-shelf] The Killing State: 2019 Philippine Human Rights Situationer -PhilRights

Halfway through the Duterte regime, the human rights situation in the Philippines continued its descent to violence, fear, and impunity. In 2019, three years into President Rodrigo Duterte’s rule, the strongman’s impulse for violence manifested itself through even more harmful and lethal means. The continuation of the so-called war on drugs, the escalation of attacks…

[Press Release] Report: Worsened human rights crisis in 2019; Duterte’s real legacy is full-scale assault on people’s rights -PhilRights

PhilRights’ report The Killing State: 2019 Philippine Human Rights Situationer describes a worsening human rights situation creating a hostile environment for ordinary Filipinos. QUEZON CITY – President Duterte’s real legacy is the full-scale assault on people’s basic rights and the dismantling of democratic guarantees of Filipinos, the Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights) asserted. “If…

[From the web] Duterte’s drug war is a war against human rights -PhilRights

PhilRights’ documentation of alleged EJK cases reveals that human rights violations committed against the victims of alleged EJKs, their families, and their communities are systemic, coordinated, sequential, and comprehensive. QUEZON CITY – More than being a war on the poor, Duterte’s drug war is ‘an unrelenting war against human rights,’ the Philippine Human Rights Information…

[Statement] PhilRights Statement During the Public Hearing on the Re-imposition of the Death Penalty in the Philippines

PhilRights Statement During the Public Hearing on the Re-imposition of the Death Penalty in the Philippines Vote for this article for the 5th HR Pinduteros’ Choice Awards… The Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights) stands witho ther defenders of human rights and advocates of human dignity in opposing the re-imposition of the death penalty in…

[Announcement] The Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights), a non-governmental organization, is in need of a *Research Associate*

The Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights), a non-governmental organization, is in need of a *Research Associate*. *Qualifications* a) Must be a graduate of any social science or arts and letters degree or equivalent years of experience in human rights or development work; b) Has very good communication skills especially writing and editing abilities; c)…

[Announcement] HR ALERT! CSO-Peoples Intervention and Monitoring Mechanism (CSO-PIMM) now ready -PAHRA

Dear HRDs , Our web-based reporting of HRVs is now ready for use, cases could be Civil, Political, Econonic, Social and Cultural rights violations. To access , please click on this link: http://www.philippinehumanrights.org/index.php?option=com_chronoforms&view=form&Itemid=155 OR for a step by step access 1. Go to PAHRA website : philippinehumanrights.org 2. See revolving scroll of various colors on…

[From the web] Joint Civil Society Report for the 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) – www.philippinehumanrights.org

Joint Civil Society Report for the 2nd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) This submission was prepared through facilitation of the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) with assistance of the Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights) in coordination with sixty-three (63) civil society organizations (see annex 1). Four (4) national workshops and consultations including…

[Event] Forum on ESC rights justiciability – PAHRA/PhilRights

Greetings from PAHRA and PhilRights! Our Human Rights Week celebration for this year, with the theme “Karapatan  para sa Lahat, Hindi Kaunlaran para sa Iilan,” is mainly focused on the economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights violations being perpetrated by the P’noy administration due to its neo-liberal policies and programs. The Aquino government despite its…

[From the web] Gabay sa lokal na pagsubaybay at pagdodokumento sa mga lugar na apektado ng malakihang pagmimina – philrights.org

Gabay sa lokal na pagsubaybay at pagdodokumento sa mga lugar na apektado ng malakihang pagmimina. Sa kasaysayan ng malakihang pagmimina sa bansa, makikitang tuwing papasok ito sa komunidad, kadalasan ay tumataas din ang bilang ng mga paglabag sa karapatang pantao. Makikita ang mga paglabag na ito mula sa pagkumbinsi sa mga residenteng pumayag sa operasyon…