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Rights group demands immediate release of political prisoners

“Clearly, petitioners’ right against unreasonable search and seizures was blatantly trampled upon,” Gaspar-Gito said in the decision

Thai authorities to charge park official in activist’s murder

Ethnic Karen leader Por Cha Lee Rakcharoen, better known as Billy, went missing in April 2014

Supreme Court asked to order state security forces to surface missing...

A petition has been filed seeking the issuance of a “writ of amparo” for Elizabeth “Loi” Magbanua and Alipio “Ador” Juat

Philippine women’s group calls for justice for four activists executed in...

The death sentences are the first known judicial executions in Myanmar since 1988, according to Amnesty International

Hunger striking Thai democracy activists freed on bail

"Their condition is not well. If the courts were to grant bail requests a day late, they could die," said the activists' lawyer

Rights groups call on Marcos to order state forces to surface...

Karapatan said it is "seriously concerned" that the missing activists will suffer "similar violations" experienced by activist Elena Tijamo

Pope Francis cites conscientious objector as example for youth 

The husband and father of four girls was eventually executed for his refusal to fight for the Nazis

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”

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