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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

Philippines group hits ‘renewed judicial attacks’ against rights activists

The situation has drawn attention to the importance of safeguarding the rights and protection of those who work to defend human rights

Missionaries in Philippines still in crosshairs of red-tagging

Red-tagging is a practice by authorities in the Philippines that associates people and groups critical of the government with communists

Despite persecution, seasoned missioners serve rural poor in Philippines

RMP is closely watched and vilified by the powers that be, and red-tagged by the military because the missionaries are so down-to-earth

Rights group calls for dismissal of terror financing case vs Catholic...

Karapatan described the terrorist financing charges as “reckless, false and baseless”

RMP appeals for prayers, support as court hears money laundering charges

“We push forward in good faith, onward in the journey with the rural poor toward justice, peace, and the integrity of creation”

Religious superiors welcome dismissal of perjury case against nun, rights advocates

“CMSP is so happy that the Lord heard our prayer that justice will reign…. We are happy for the result, the outcome of the case”

Philippine court clears Catholic missionary nun, rights activists of perjury charges

Human rights groups maintained that the case was “aimed at disrupting our work … in helping victims (of rights violations) seek justice"

Philippines’ religious superiors reaffirm support to ‘red-tagged’ missionary group

The religious superiors lauded RMP for serving as “a beacon of light” to the poor rural communities

Missionaries tagged as rebel supporters get more support from religious groups

The Department of Justice has earlier filed charges against 16 RMP workers, including five nuns, for allegedly diverting funds to rebels

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