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‘Weaponizing human rights?’ | Rights group refutes Duterte’s ‘lies’ at the UN assembly

"Duterte would rather discredit human rights defenders and institutions than acknowledge that there are extrajudicial killings and other violations in the Philippines. He continues to deny what the whole world has already come to recognize." The post ‘Weaponizing human rights?’ | Rights group refutes Duterte’s ‘lies’ at the UN assembly appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatSep 24th, 2020

Duterte slams critics for ‘weaponizing’ human rights

President Duterte slammed critics for “weaponizing” human rights issues as he defended himself before the United Nations General Assembly in New York yesterday after receiving a backlash for his bloody war on illegal drugs, campaign against criminality and terrorism in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

Zara Alvarez is our 13th rights worker killed under Duterte admin — Karapatan

Activist Zara Alvarez is the 13th human rights worker of Karapatan killed under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, the group said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2020

Duterte s “shoot them dead” order denounced by international human rights group

The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) strongly condemns the shoot-to-kill order of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on April 1......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 24th, 2020

Karapatan denounce crackdown on rights workers amid pandemic

Human rights group Karapatan decried the continuous crackdown of the Duterte administration on human rights defenders and activists amid the health crisis it is facing......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMar 18th, 2020

For a human rights culture : Group launches children s rights comic book

MANILA, Philippines – A comic book chronicling human rights is the latest in a series of efforts by groups to counter vilification and threats under the Duterte administration .  The Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights), on Wednesday, February 5, launched Batang May K! which tackles children’s rights and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2020

Karapatan: Close to 400 political prisoners arrested under the Duterte regime

Human rights group Karapatan and Kapatid, along with other people’s organizations, trooped to the Boy Scout Circle in Quezon City to call for the release of all political prisoners on December 6, 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsJan 28th, 2020

Rights group welcomes Duterte’s move to revive peace talks with Reds

Human rights group Karapatan welcomes the move of Pres. Duterte to revive the peace talks between his government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsDec 9th, 2019

Worldwide lawyers’ group backs charges vs Duterte in international courts

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) supports the case filed with the International Criminal Court (ICC) against President Rodrigo Duterte and the UN Human Rights Council resolution seeking to investigate the human rights situation in the Philippines. It vowed to support the filing of other suits against Duterte “for violations of international human rights law.” The post Worldwide lawyers’ group backs charges vs Duterte in international courts appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsNov 13th, 2019

Worldwide lawyers’ group supports charges vs Duterte in int’l courts

The International Association of Democratic Lawyers resolved to back plans to file potential cases against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte for “violations of international human rights law" during its council meeting in Belgium on November 2019. The post Worldwide lawyers’ group supports charges vs Duterte in int’l courts appeared first on A people's news site in Northern Luzon......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsNov 13th, 2019

3 years of Duterte’s counterinsurgency: 250 civilians dead, thousands displaced

Human rights group Karapatan documented 250 victims of extrajudicial killings and 10 victims of enforced disappearances from July 2016 until March this year. Moreover, nearly 370,000 civilians were affected by military bombings and 450,000 have evacuated due to military operations, Karapatan data showed. The post 3 years of Duterte’s counterinsurgency: 250 civilians dead, thousands displaced appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 21st, 2019

Lumad schools suspended over recycled lies, unverified reports, Karapatan says

Human rights group Karapatan on Tuesday blamed National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. for the suspension order against 55 Lumad schools in the Davao region that he claims teach "left-leaning" ideologies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Southeast Asian lawmakers highlight ‘systematic’ harassment of opposition in report

A human rights report by a group of ASEAN parliamentarians noted how the Duterte administration used a range of tactics to silence critics......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2019

Probe Duterte’s drug war, UN rights experts pressed

A group of human rights advocates yesterday reiterated the call for the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate the Duterte administration’s campaign against illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2019

Amnesty Shares Video of Trump, Putin, Kim, Assad, Duterte and Orbn to Commemorate Its 58th Birthday

Amnesty Shares Video of Trump, Putin, Kim, Assad, Duterte and Orbn to Commemorate Its 58th Birthday Newsweek The human rights campaign group Amnesty International shared a video on Facebook to mark i.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 29th, 2019

Human Rights Watch urges accountability on ex-PNP chief winning Senate race

ADVOCACY group Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday called for a winning senatorial candidate to be held accountable for his leading role in President Rodrigo R. Duterte’s drug war......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019

Groups hit pattern of attacks against democratic institutions

MANILA, Philippines – Journalists and other groups linked to the so-called “ Oust Duterte matrix ” on Tuesday, May 7, slammed what they called the government’s pattern of attacks to “vilify or demonize” them. (READ:  Human rights law group calls Oust Duterte plot ‘rubbish' ) In the “This is the matrix” public forum organized by the Third World ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 8th, 2019

Amnesty Int’l tanga – Duterte

BINUWELTAHAN ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang international human rights group na Amnesty International at tinawag na tanga dahil mas nababahala sa pagpatay ng mga awtoridad sa mga sangkot sa illegal drugs kaysa pamamayagpag ng drug syndicate. “Iton.....»»

Category: filipinoSource:  hatawtabloidRelated NewsDec 19th, 2016

Duterte defends kill boast, calls rights group an idiot

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte lambasted international human rights group Amnesty International following its statement regarding his admiss.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 19th, 2016

Rights group to govt: Free political prisoners

Release all political prisoners to remove “imprints” of martial law. This was asked of President Rodrigo Duterte by human-rights group Karapatan on Wednesday, the 44th anniversary of the declaration of military rule by then-President Ferdinand.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 21st, 2016

Int'l human rights group asks Duterte: Condemn extrajudicial killings - GMA News

Int'l human rights group asks Duterte: Condemn extrajudicial killings - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsAug 10th, 2016