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Human rights defenders in 40 countries face threats for cooperating with...

Many now opt for anonymity when cooperating or, in some cases, refrain from collaboration altogether

UN human rights council passes religious hatred resolution amid U.S., European...

The resolution called for the perpetrators of the act to be “[held] to account” in accord with “international human rights law.”

PMPI welcomes UN recognition of healthy environment as fundamental right

The faith-based group said the UNHRC resolution is "a welcome development" for environmental advocates and human rights defenders

Rights groups press for ‘overdue accountability’ on Philippine ‘drug war’ killings

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on the Philippines to make public the findings of its inter-agency panel that reviewed the 'drug war'

Global civil society alliance appeals for probe into Philippine rights situation

CIVICUS noted that one year on from the adoption of a resolution at the UNHRC, “serious civic freedoms violations continue to occur"

Rights groups renew calls for independent UN probe into Philippine situation

Human rights groups said domestic mechanisms have been "rendered ineffective in obtaining justice and accountability"

International church groups back calls for UN probe into Philippine rights...

The groups said they stand with Filipinos in light of the “deteriorating situation of civil liberties and human rights in the Philippines”

Philippine green activists urge UN rights body to probe alleged atrocities

The UN human rights body convened on Sept. 14 for its 45th general session amid a “global day of action” staged by human rights groups

Global coalition calls on UN to address China’s human rights violations

Open letter signed by 321 civil society groups also demanded an end to Beijing’s impunity at UN Human Rights Council

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