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Philippines to appeal ICC resumption of drug war probe

Officially, 6,181 people were killed in Duterte's "war on drugs" but rights groups say that up to 30,000 may have been killed

Rights group welcomes ICC decision to allow new inquiry into Philippines’...

“The ICC investigation ... is the only credible avenue for justice for the victims and their families of the ‘war on drugs’"

Human Rights Watch decries ‘red-tagging’ of Philippine indigenous leaders, activists

In October 2022, the Philippine justice secretary defended red-tagging before the UN Human Rights Council, calling it “part of democracy”

3 million Filipino families experienced hunger in past three months, survey...

The figure is slightly higher than the 11.3 percent or 2.89 million families who reported the same in a survey released in October 2022

ILO tripartite mission starts probe into Philippine labor situation

“What we want is the protection of our Constitutional right to freedom of association,” said KMU's Labog

Climate campaigners ring in Lunar New Year with climate resolutions for...

Activists called on China to stop financing fossil fuel projects and to support the transition to renewable energy systems

Asian activists slam rising inequality, call for ‘people’s recovery’ in protest...

The Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development drew attention to what it described as the “staggering wealth inequality in the world”

‘Go bag,’ police raid drills for embattled Philippine Nobel laureate

Ressa has been battling a series of cases that media advocates said were filed due to her criticism of former president Rodrigo Duterte

Mga madreng RGS nangangakong patuloy na isusulong ang katarungang panlipunan

Ayon sa kongregasyon, paiigtingin ng RGS ang pakikinig, pakikilakbay, at pagsisilbing boses ng maralita at batayang sektor

Updated: Philippine Nobel laureate Maria Ressa acquitted of tax evasion

Despite the ruling, the future of Rappler, which Ressa founded about a decade ago, remains uncertain

9 richest Filipinos have more wealth than half of Philippine population,...

The poor are unable to recover from back-to-back crises as many continue to suffer from the effects of the pandemic

‘Red-tagging,’ attacks on journalists flagged in human rights report on Philippines

HRW’s World Report 2023 said government and military officials continue to accuse civil society groups of being supporters of insurgents

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