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As of November 2021, Karapatan has documented 424 victims of extrajudicial killings
The ICC Office of the Prosecutor temporarily suspended its investigative activities in the Philippines on November 18
The Commission on Human Rights has earlier also urged Congress to scrap all pending proposals seeking the reimposition of death penalty
Rights group said the arrest was “an attack on women and children’s rights advocates”
“We pray for nothing but the swift and safe return of [Steve Abua] and accountability against those responsible for his disappearance”
The group said the proposals “do more harm than good,” adding that “disincentives” are punitive and discriminatory“
Candidates are urged to present “a clear-cut and comprehensive program" that will include plans to address the pandemic
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on the Philippines to make public the findings of its inter-agency panel that reviewed the 'drug war'
CIVICUS noted that one year on from the adoption of a resolution at the UNHRC, “serious civic freedoms violations continue to occur"
Karapatan claims that the government's counterinsurgency campaign resulted in 409 victims since 2016