Home Tags Human rights

Tag: Human rights

Photos: ‘Never Again’

Church groups call for an end to human rights abuses as the Philippines marks the 49th anniversary of the declaration of martial law

Church, rights groups remind Filipinos to learn lessons of martial law

The martial law years under Marcos were considered to be the darkest years of the country with about 70,000 people imprisoned

Photos: Remembering those who stood for freedom

On Sept. 21, 2021, activists and human rights workers offered wreaths for those who fought for freedom during the years of martial law

Main architect of ‘war on drugs’ prefers to be ‘hanged’ in...

Former police chief Dela Rosa defended the country's criminal justice system, saying there was no need to prove that it was working

Caritas Philippines condemns killing of human rights lawyer in Mindanao

Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo said Macababbad’s death meant an "indefinite delay for the poor’s access to justice, peace and freedom”

Priest who documented Philippine killings welcome ICC probe into Duterte’s drug...

The priest said the ICC decision is a “welcome news especially for the families of victims of extrajudicial killings"

Hong Kong police order Tiananmen vigil group to delete websites

The Hong Kong Alliance is the latest opposition group to be targeted by a sweeping national security law

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

Greenpeace calls for ‘urgent protection’ of Philippine environmental defenders

“Companies and governments must be held accountable for the violence and persecution of land and environmental defenders,” said Greenpeace

Amnesty International calls for recognition of ‘right to healthy environment’

Failure to address the impacts of the climate crisis “may well be the biggest inter-generational human rights violation in history”

Make a difference!

We work tirelessly each day to support the mission of the Church by giving voice to the voiceless.
Your donation will add volume to our effort.
Monthly pledge

Latest