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  • Philippine human rights defenders alarmed at developments in Jammu and Kashmir

    Wednesday, 14 August 2019 | Statement

    The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) and In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) express serious concerns over alarming developments in the India-occupied region of Jammu and Kashmir. This month India’s government has repealed the Constitutional provision providing special status to Jammu and Kashmir amidst media and communications blockade and the…

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  • Global Witness Report 2018 - Philippines, highest record of killings of Community Rights Defenders and green activists

    Tuesday, 30 July 2019 | Statement

    Protect Green Activists and Rights Defenders:  Government must stop business activities abusing human rights

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  • PAGBABAGO NI DUTERTE: KARAHASAN, KAHIRAPAN, KATRAYDORAN SA BAYAN, PANAGUTIN!

    Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Statement

    Tatlong taong nagdaan, sanlaksang kasalanan ng gobyernong Duterte sa taumbayan.

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  • Human Rights scores one for a change – iDEFEND

    Thursday, 11 July 2019 | Statement

    Years of painstaking efforts to pursue justice for the victims of the war on drugs won a crucial headway today as the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council adopted resolution L20, seeking to report on the Philippines’ extrajudicial killings. The resolution, submitted by 39 countries headed by Iceland, urged the Philippine government to prevent extrajudicial killings and…

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  • Human Rights group welcomes Iceland resolution on the Philippines

    Friday, 5 July 2019 | Statement

    In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) welcomes the resolution filed by Iceland at the 41st UN Human Rights Council Session in Geneva, seeking a comprehensive report by the High Commissioner, on the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines pursuant to the government’s war on drugs. The draft resolution provides a critical first step to help the Philippines, which has…

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