Tag: NTF-ELCAC

Latest UN visit confirms gov’t HR efforts sorely lacking

February 5, 2024

UN Special Rapporteur Irene Khan (second from left) with staff and the three political detainees at the Tacloban District Jail on Friday. (Ms. Irene Khan’s X post)

CSOs call for urgent review and repeal of ATL 

July 5, 2023

There is mounting evidence the Anti-Terrorism Act or Republic Act No. 11479 is being weaponized against rights defenders. CSOs call for its review and repeal.

Un-peace, disunity in Marcos Jr.’s first year – CPDG

June 30, 2023

Read CPDG’s statement on Philippines Pres. Marcos Jr.’s first year of governance here.

A year under BBM, people’s rights still unmet and under attack – CPDG

June 30, 2023

To foster unity and work towards genuine peace, the Philippine government has to heed the calls and demands of the people and implement human rights-based and people-centered policies ensuring people’s democratic participation in governance and development.

Continuing rights violations belie PBBM’s promise to protect human rights, CSOs call govt to adopt stakeholder recommendations as UN review of PH human rights situation nears

August 11, 2022

At the conclusion of a series of consultation-workshops on the state of human rights in the country, over 100 civil society organizations (CSOs) noted continuing rights violations and impunity in the new administration. They pointed out that this runs contrary to the promise President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr made in June, at a meeting with the UN resident Coordinator to the Philippines, to protect human rights during his administration.

Exact accountability, uphold human rights, pursue peace based on justice – CPDG

June 30, 2022

With Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. sworn in as the 17th President of the Republic of the Philippines, stakeholders from civil society organizations, people’s organizations, church, academe, professionals and individuals, said the new president should perform his duty to hold former president Rodrigo Duterte and his administration accountable for their grave human rights abuses against the […]