One year of PBBM – “more of Dutertismo, but without the vulgarity”- iDefend
Friday, 30 June 2023 | StatementPresident Marcos Jr. reached his one year mark in office without substantially addressing the human rights crises he inherited from the Duterte government, nor has he taken meaningful steps to exact accountability for continuing human rights violations and corporate led human rights abuses against the Filipino people.
Sa Araw ng Kalayaan, gunitain ang laban ng sambayanan para sa karapatan
Monday, 12 June 2023 | StatementSa ika-125 taong anibersaryo ng tagumpay ng rebolusyong Pilipino ipinagdiriwang natin ang Araw ng Kalayaan. Mahalagang alalahanin ang diwa ng kalayaang ito na nag ugat sa pangarap ng buong sambayanang lumaya sa pagka alipin at kolonyalismo. Bunsod ng hangaring mabuhay bilang nagsasariling bansa, inilunsad ang himagsikang bayan at ipinanalo ang kalayaan mula sa dayuhang mananakop, upang pamunuan…
FREE LEILA DE LIMA NOW! JUSTICE FOR ALL THE VICTIMS OF DUTERTE-MARCOS’ WAR ON DRUGS!
Friday, 12 May 2023 | StatementIn Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) is elated, and congratulates former Senator Leila de Lima on beating the second case filed against her by the former Duterte administration. This is a vindication of her innocence of which she has never wavered in asserting throughout the past six years. De Lima, one of the country’s most prominent human rights defenders, is a staunch…
Sigaw ng kababaihan: LUPA, KALIKASAN, KABUHAYAN!
Wednesday, 8 March 2023 | StatementSa pandaigdigang araw ng kababaihan ginugunita at binibigyang pugay ng iDEFEND ang makasaysayang pakikibaka ng kababaihan tungo sa kalayaan, kapayapaan at pagkakapantay-pantay. Nasaksihan natin kung paano ang bawat tagumpay sa laban ng kababaihan ay nag aangat sa lipunan sa mas mataas na antas ng kaunlaran at kagalingan, kung kaya’t ano mang pagbabagong ating hinahangad ay magiging makahulugan…
Statement on the HRD Protection Bill
Friday, 3 March 2023 | StatementiDEFEND welcomes the approval of the House Committee on Human Rights of the consolidated version of the proposed Human Rights Defenders Protection Act (HRDPA) which would mandate the government to protect HRDs.