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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”
Rights group presses for ‘decriminalization’ of cyberlibel after guilty verdict on...
“Such charges are meant to harass and intimidate human rights defenders and journalists to report on the facts and ferret out the truth"
Ecumenical peace group calls for ‘impartial’ probe into rebel consultant’s death
The military said the claims made by the rebels as reported in the media were all "lies”
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