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Catholic University awards honorary degree to imprisoned human rights advocate Jimmy...

A devout Catholic and media magnate, Jimmy Lai, 74, of Hong Kong has been arrested numerous times for his pro-democracy activism

Martial law survivors, activists pay tribute to human rights champion Marie...

She worked with martial law survivors and rights advocates in pursuing the class action suit against the estate of the late dictator Marcos

Philippine human rights champion, Marie Hilao Enriquez, passes away

Until the time of her death, Enriquez worked for the release of political prisoners and the dismissal of trumped up charges against detainees

Human rights defenders back Leni Robredo candidacy

Signatories expressed “grave concern” over the situation in the country amid the “widespread violation” of human rights

Protestant council welcomes passage of bill for protection of rights defenders

The proposed measure defines the rights and freedoms of human rights defenders and aims to institute measures that will protect them

India arrests prominent Kashmir rights activist

An arrest warrant shows that Khurram Parvez was arrested under various sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Asian child rights coalition calls for release of arrested Filipino rights...

Rights groups said Ujano “has always been in the public eye in the last three decades for her non-profit work"

Rights group calls for immediate release of arrested child rights advocate

Rights group said the arrest was “an attack on women and children’s rights advocates”

Human rights lawyer gunned down in southern Philippines

Lawyer Juan Macababbad, vice chairperson of the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao, was shot dead in front of his house

Activists in Germany decry Philippines’ ‘worsening’ human rights situation

The Germany-based Philippinenbüro marked the anniversary of the killing of Filipino human rights defender Zara Alvarez with a protest action

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