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Journalists attacked, threatened and arrested covering strikes in the Philippines

Journalists attacked, threatened and arrested covering strikes in the Philippines

Several journalists were attacked, threatened and arrested as they covered the strike of workers at the NutriAsia factory in Marilao, Bulacan in the Philippines on Monday, July 30. The International…

Educo demands reunification of children and their families separated on the US-Mexico border

Educo demands reunification of children and their families separated on the US-Mexico border

BARCELONA, Spain, 22 June 2018 — In view of the situation of at least 2,300 children who have been separated from their families on the United States-Mexico border, international children’s…

NDFP’s observation on North Korea – US Summit in Singapore

NDFP’s observation on North Korea – US Summit in Singapore

OSLO, Norway — The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) welcomes the historic meeting between Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and President…

Philippine judicial independence under threat, warns UN human rights expert

Philippine judicial independence under threat, warns UN human rights expert

By Diego García-Sayán GENEVA (1 June 2018) – A UN human rights expert has expressed grave concerns about public threats issued against the Philippines’ Chief Justice by the country’s President,…

Canada to participate again at the SM NBTC Championships in the Philippines

Canada to participate again at the SM NBTC Championships in the Philippines

By Emar Sy Crossover Sports Canada once again secured a slot for Canada to participate at the 2018 SM NBTC National Championships on March 19-24 at the Mall of Asia…

Bicolano priest installed as parish priest of Vatican City

Bicolano priest installed as parish priest of Vatican City

VATICAN CITY, Italy — The new parish priest in the Vatican City is a Filipino–Father Bonifacio “Ted” Lopez, born and raised in Ligao City, Albay in the Bicol region. Known…

Philippines: Abusive ‘Drug War’ Targets Children

Philippines: Abusive ‘Drug War’ Targets Children

2 New Summary Killings Heighten Urgency of UN Inquiry New York, September 9, 2017 – The apparent extrajudicial executions by Philippine police of two children over a three-day period underscores the need…

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…

Philippines: Arrest of Duterte Critic Widens ‘Drug War’

Philippines: Arrest of Duterte Critic Widens ‘Drug War’

Senator Leila de Lima Detained on Politically Motivated Drug Charges New York, February 24, 2017 – The arrest of Philippine Senator Leila de Lima on politically motivated charges signifies the…

Duterte Unleashes Human Rights Calamity – HRW

Duterte Unleashes Human Rights Calamity – HRW

Abusive ‘War on Drugs’ Kills Thousands New York, January 12, 2017 – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has initiated a “war on drugs” in which police and “unidentified gunmen” have killed…

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