[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] Open letter to Department of Justice: Decongest jails in the Philippines to contain the COVID-19 pandemic -Forum-Asia

Open letter to Department of Justice: Decongest jails in the Philippines to contain the COVID-19 pandemic To: THE HONORABLE MENARDO GUEVARRA, Secretary, Department of Justice Padre Faura Street, Ermita, Manila 1000 The Philippines 6 May 2020 Re: Decongest jails in the Philippines to contain the COVID-19 pandemic Dear Hon. Secretary Guevarra We, the Asian Forum…

[Action Alert] Two members of the labor organization, BMP, arrested by the PNP after staging a Labor Day protest action allegedly for violation of the ECQ rules

Action Alert May 1, 2020 (Philippines) Two members of the labor organization, Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP), arrested by the Philippine National Police (PNP) after staging a Labor Day protest action allegedly for violation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) rule against social gathering and Republic Act 11332 or the Law on Reporting of Communicable…

[Action Alert] Release of low-risk offenders and those most vulnerable persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), including the sick and the elderly, and victims of political incarcerations, to help decongest jails and protect all PDLs from the COVID-19 pandemic -TFDP

ACTION ALERT: Release of low-risk offenders and those most vulnerable persons deprived of liberty (PDLs), including the sick and the elderly, and victims of political incarcerations, to help decongest jails and protect all PDLs from the COVID-19 pandemic 27 April 2020 Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you…

[Action Alert] (Philippines) Mentally-challenged man killed by members of the Philippine National Police during the Enhanced Community Quarantine in Quezon City -TFDP

Action Alert (Philippines) Mentally-challenged man killed by members of the Philippine National Police during the Enhanced Community Quarantine in Quezon City April 22, 2020 Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal for further investigation regarding the killing of a mentally-challenged man by members of the Philippine…

[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…

[Action Alert] (PHILIPPINES) Curfew and ECQ violators allegedly arrested and paraded in the streets by Barangay Pineda officials in Pasig City -TFDP

ACTION ALERT April 6, 2020 Dear Friends, The Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) is forwarding to you an appeal regarding the alleged practice of cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of curfew violators in Barangay Pineda, Pasig City by the Barangay Security Force headed by Barangay Captain Francisco de Leon. CASE TITLE: Cruel, inhuman…

[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…

[Video] ARESTO: Alamin ang iyong KARAPATAN! (Part 2) -TFDP

Alamin sa bidyong ito ang iyong mga karapatan kung ikaw ay INAARESTO. Mapapanuod din ang unang bahagi ng ARESTO: Alamin ang iyong KARAPATAN! (Part 1) sa Anuman ang sitwasyon, nananatiling lubos at hindi dapat yurakan ang ating mga batayang karapatan. Pls watch, like and share. And don’t forget to subscribe to our youtube Channel. ——–…

[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…

[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…

[Video] ARESTO: Alamin ang iyong karapatan! (Part 1)-TFDP

Alamin sa bidyong ito ang iyong mga karapatan kung ikaw ay INAARESTO. #HumanRights #COVID19ph Anuman ang sitwasyon, nananatiling lubos at hindi dapat yurakan ang ating mga batayang karapatan. Lubos na absulote ang lahat ng karapatang ito. Sa anumang kondisyon o pangyayari, hindi maaring pigilan o suspendihin ang mga karapatang ito. Ito ay totoo kahit sa…

[Video] CHECKPOINT: Alamin ang iyong karapatan! -TFDP

Kahit mayroong hindi magandang impresyon ang taumbayan sa CHECKPOINTS na ipinatutupad ng mga otoridad, dapat igalang parin ang mga otoridad na nagbabantay dito. Kung ikaw ay nasa sasakyan at pinahinto sa checkpoint, ibaba ang bintana ng sasakyan sa gawi ng drayber, maging magalang sa pagsagot sa tanong ng opisyal at tandaan ang pangalan ng opisyal…