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CHURCH LEADERS: RESUME PEACE TALKS

CHURCH LEADERS: RESUME PEACE TALKS

The peace talks must continue. This is a call over 100 top clergy and lay Church leaders made at the conclusion of the 6th Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit on Peace…

Anakbayan statement on signing of free college education into law

Anakbayan statement on signing of free college education into law

Anakbayan congratulates the students, parents and administrators for this victory of our collective struggle for free education. If signed in full and without conditionalities whatsoever, the Universal Access to Quality…

Philippines HIV Epidemic Declared a “National Emergency”

Philippines HIV Epidemic Declared a “National Emergency”

Official Foot-Dragging on Urgent Prevention Measures By CARLOS H. CONDE Philippine Researcher Human Rights Watch The Philippines’ human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic is a “national emergency,” the head of the…

Philippine President Duterte Doubles Down on Abusive ‘Drug War’

Philippine President Duterte Doubles Down on Abusive ‘Drug War’

Vows Murderous Campaign Will Remain ‘Unrelenting’ in State of the Nation Address Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Follow @condeHRW  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Monday that his “war on…

An Open Letter to Prime Water Sorsogon City

An Open Letter to Prime Water Sorsogon City

One week ago when we arrived, this site welcomed us infront of our gate. When I asked our caretaker, she said that the purpose of digging this is to restore…

STATEMENT: ON THE EFFECTIVE CANCELLATION OF THE PEACE TALKS

STATEMENT: ON THE EFFECTIVE CANCELLATION OF THE PEACE TALKS

We are dismayed with the effective cancellation of the peace talks and any backchannel talks thereof, in conjunction with Duterte’s second SONA and the President’s command to extend martial law…

Abusive Philippine Cops Get Kid Glove Treatment

Abusive Philippine Cops Get Kid Glove Treatment

‘Anger Management Training’ No Substitute for Accountability By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia DivisionHuman Rights Watch@condeHRW How does the Philippine National Police deal with personnel implicated in torture of criminal suspects?…

Pro-life Sorsogon City: ‘We are dying of thirst. Do not give us mud!’

Pro-life Sorsogon City: ‘We are dying of thirst. Do not give us mud!’

EDITORIAL: Sorsogon citizens want clean, potable water, but they are being given mud. Rewinding back to history, remember Marie Antoinette during the French uprising just before they stormed the Bastille,…

Rights group criticizes Duterte’s threats to arrest martial law critics, orders to kill civilians

Rights group criticizes Duterte’s threats to arrest martial law critics, orders to kill civilians

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: President Rodrigo Duterte’s threats to arrest those who oppose martial law in Mindanao and his orders to the military to kill civilians reek of his authoritarian…

Duterte’s First Year a Human Rights Calamity

Duterte’s First Year a Human Rights Calamity

Summary Killings, Prison Overcrowding, Assaults on Critics New York, June 28, 2017 – President Rodrigo Duterte has unleashed a human rights calamity on the Philippines in his first year in…

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