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 nearsAugust 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.
Uphold human rights, adopt UPR recommendations – CSOs challenge incoming Marcos administrationJune 25, 2022
Civil society organizations (CSOs) said that the state of the country’s civil and political rights (CPR) and economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) has worsened in the last six years of the outgoing administration of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte. The incoming Marcos administration should make the Duterte administration accountable for its grave human rights abuses including […]
Another Farmer Killed on Day of Oral Arguments in Supreme CourtFebruary 3, 2021
Antonio “Cano” Arellano a member of an organization under the National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW), an affiliate of Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) was killed early morning of February 2, 2021, the same day that the Anti Terror Law (ATL) held its oral arguments in the Supreme Court.
Implementing rules confirm: Anti-Terror Law inhibits development – CPDGOctober 31, 2020
The Council for People’s Development and Governance (CPDG) reiterates its call to scrap the Anti-Terrorism Law (ATL) of 2020 (Republic Act 11479) including its implementing rules and regulations (IRR) because they violate the people’s right to development.