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Catholic, Protestant bishops express support for ‘red-tagged’ Negros prelate

"The call towards peacemaking is an action that is most needed in our society, most especially when people’s safety and lives are at stake"

Governor, five others shot dead in latest attack on Philippine politicians

Roel Degamo, governor of Negros Oriental province, and five others were killed in the shooting

Rights group backs red-tagged Philippine Catholic bishop

The bishop, who is also one of the convenors of the church-based Pilgrims for Peace assailed the human rights violations in Negros

House panel passes bill protecting human rights defenders

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

Environmental defenders vow to continue legacy of ‘green martyrs’

Activists called on the government to provide protection for all Filipino environmental defenders

Can police show guns of 7,000 slain ‘nanlaban’?

Where are all those reports and seized weapons? PNP headquarters should know.

Christians in India protest targeted hate, violence against communities, individuals

The protesters held placards that read “Every persecution makes Christians stronger in faith,” “Stop attack against Christians"

Southeast Asian MPs condemn shutting down of independent media outlet in...

“Shutting down an independent media outlet due to a single perceived ‘mistake’ is a blatant violation of freedom of the press”

Italian missionary decries slow pace of justice in confrere’s killing in...

The Italian priest was a known environmental activist and had spoken out against mining operations in Arakan town and nearby areas

Catholic, Protestant bishops appeal to gov’t to remove ‘terrorist’ tag on...

The Ecumenical Bishops Forum called for the removal of the “terrorist” designation on Dr. Natividad “Naty” Castro

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