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Global groups urge Philippines to ‘ensure enabling environment’ for rights workers

The groups also condemned the alleged “renewed judicial harassment” against 10 human rights workers, including church workers

UN expert urges passage of Philippine law defending human rights defenders

Lawlor said human rights defenders face attacks, killings, judicial harassment, arbitrary detention and stigmatization campaigns

House panel passes bill protecting human rights defenders

The bill, if enacted, would also establish a Human Rights Defenders Protection Committee

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

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