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New Philippine security adviser calls for end to ‘red-tagging’

The United Nations has noted that red-tagging has a pernicious effect on civil society and democratic space in the Philippines

HRW urges Marcos to ensure transparency in appointing members of human...

“President-elect Marcos should appoint commissioners with proven track records of defending human rights,” said Human Rights Watch

Rights groups urge Marcos to take ‘immediate, decisive action’ to improve...

The group urged Marcos to publicly order the military, police, and security forces to cease targeting activists and human rights defenders

Rights group calls for release of De Lima following retraction of...

“Senator Leila de Lima has suffered five years in detention for an alleged crime that key witnesses now dispute”

Candidates in presidential election urged to promise to free jailed senator

Senator De Lima has been detained since February 2017 on drug charges, allegedly in retaliation for her criticism of Duterte’s “war on drugs”

Human Rights Watch calls on Philippine gov’t to end ‘deadly’ red-tagging...

Human Rights Watch noted that red-tagging has become “deadlier” since Rodrigo Duterte became president in 2016

HRW: Candidates in May’s presidential election should address rights issues

Human Rights Watch said the candidates “should speak out about all aspects of the human rights situation ... including the ‘war on drugs’”

Human Rights Watch calls on ICC to continue probe into Philippines’...

The ICC tribunal can only investigate allegations if a country does not conduct genuine proceedings

Watchdog says ‘pervasive’ digital sex crime affecting life for South Korean...

South Korea has become the global epicenter of spycam — the use of tiny, hidden cameras to film victims naked, urinating or having sex

Woman shot by police laid to rest; rights groups call for...

The killing once again put the spotlight on abusive police conduct in the Philippines

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