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Philippine Congress urged to pass law to protect human rights defenders

The passage of the proposed measure can be a “significant step toward the recognition and protection of human rights defenders”

Faith on trial: Church people under attack

The risks endured by faith-based human rights defenders increase as they incarnate the Christian gospel and the mandate of Church mission

Rights group renews calls for passage of ‘long overdue’ law protecting...

Karapatan expressed support for the refiling of bills seeking the enactment of the proposed measure before the 19th Congress

Karapatan decries alleged harassment of human rights worker

UN Special Rapporteur Mary Lawlor called on the Philippine government to protect human rights defenders in the country

Church group welcomes dismissal of charges against Protestant bishops, rights defenders

PCPR said the charges were only meant to harass the Church leaders and the human rights defenders

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

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