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Rights groups welcome court decision to release ‘red-tagged’ doctor

Rights group Karapatan said the court’s decision noted that the doctor has been denied due process when she was arrested and imprisoned

Philippine Catholic, Protestant bishops join calls for release of detained doctor

The bishops said the arrest is an attack against human rights defenders and is a travesty of justice

Philippine Catholic school slams arrest, detention of outstanding alumna

“What she deserves is a recognition and appreciation for her commitment to the welfare and human rights of [Filipinos] who are most in need”

Philippine rights activist arrested for alleged kidnapping, illegal detention

Dr. Ma. Natividad Marian Castro, a health worker, was arrested by the Philippine National Police and the military in San Juan City

Diocese of Rome expresses outrage over Nazi flag at far-right funeral

The diocese confirmed the coffin had been draped in the Nazi flag, which it called a "horrendous symbol incompatible with Christianity"

Christian students group joins calls for release of abducted peasant organizer

“We pray for nothing but the swift and safe return of [Steve Abua] and accountability against those responsible for his disappearance”

Kerima Lorena Tariman and the ‘Imaginary Homeland’

People often overlook, amid the shadow of courage displayed by a revolutionary, the bravery of each and every member of his or her family

Philippine Protestant council welcomes dismissal of charges against pastor

Other detained activists were also released after the court found no evidence to support the arrest and search orders issued against them

Let’s celebrate activism

One needs to see the world from different perspectives, not to be complacent to submit to the status quo, and not to be afraid to be critical

SPOTLIGHT: Philippines’ Church under attack

Church and religious groups across the country have been under attack in recent years primarily because of their work in poor communities

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