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Faith-based groups decry arrest of green activist in Cebu

Environmental activist Adrian Cabag was arrested in the city of Naga, Cebu province, over a cyber-libel case on April 1

SPOTLIGHT: Philippine environment defenders in the crosshairs of red-taggers

Red-tagging of individuals and groups have led to illegal arrests, harassment, and extra-judicial killings

Philippine green groups pay tribute to priest who championed ecological activism

Environmental activists remembered Father Toledo as a “young priest with a strong resolve” to fight for ecological and social justice

Green activists warn of impact of Philippines’ new airport project on...

The new airport project aims to decongest Manila’s main entry and exit point for air travelers

Filipino lady lawyer works for environment to express faith

"Lawyering for the environment and the community adversely affected by ecological destruction is how I express my religiosity”

Undoing injustice and helping indigenous communities

The sacred rights of indigenous people that have occupied and peopled the Philippine lands and forests are trampled upon and ignored.

UN, international experts urge global action to protect Filipino environmental defenders

The experts expressed alarm over “a worsening human rights situation” in the Philippines under the administration of President Duterte

Church leaders appeal for protection of environmental defenders

Church leaders called on the government and the public to protect people and communities who protect 'Our Common Home and All Creation'

Philippines remains ‘deadliest nation’ in Asia for environmental defenders

The report says human rights abuses are expected to worsen as COVID-19 economic pressures mount on nature and climate

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