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Rights groups decry ‘escalating’ HRVs under Marcos Jr. 

Karapatan announced a series of protest actions across the country to mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Groups renew calls to surface Desaparecidos on All Souls’ Day

The groups said authorities must open military camps and secret detention centers for families searching for the disappeared

Human Rights Watch raises alarm over enforced disappearances

Conde lambasted the infectivity of the law against enforced disappearances – the first in Asia – that Congress enacted in 2012.

Palparan escapes 2nd kidnapping conviction

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers said the Court’s dismissal of the charges is “[s]imply unbelievable if not disturbingly shocking.”

Learning from the young and brave

Jonila Castro and Jhed Reiyana Tamano, young as they are, showed us how to deal with state terrorism.

Caritas Philippines hits government ‘crackdown’ on environmental activists

"The abduction is a clear attempt to silence environmental defenders and intimidate those who speak out against destructive projects”

While in the hands of abductors

"Hope and love are what kept us firm and made us survive while we were in the hands of our abductors..."

Marcos Jr. urged to investigate ‘abduction’ of environmental defenders, political activists

Human rights groups challenged President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to conduct an investigation into the alleged abduction and enforced disappearances of activists. The groups made the...

‘State agents may be involved in the abduction of 2 envi...

It noted that authorities seemed to be “focused on investigating the victims’ background rather than helping to resolve the disappearance"

Faith-based group joins calls to surface missing environmental defenders

“The pattern of abductions of environmental defenders... is deeply alarming and demands urgent attention from authorities"

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