Defend Human Rights, Defend our Democratic Institutions and Processes
Thursday, 10 May 2018 | Statement
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEEFEND) condemns in the strongest terms the attempt to remove Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes A. Sereno, in an unconstitutional process which undermines the rule of law and abrogates the role of Congress and the Senate in an impeachment and trial process respectively.
Dangal ng Manggagawang Ipinakipaglaban, Itaguyod at Pangalagaan
Tuesday, 1 May 2018 | Statement
1903 nang pinangunahan ng mga manggagawa sa ilalim ng Union Obrera Democratica de Filipinas ang unang martsa ng manggagawa sa Pilipinas, ipinanawagan nila ang pagpapataas ng kanilang sahod kasabay ng panawagang kalayaan mula sa pangongolonya ng Amerika nuong mga panahong iyon. Ngayon, mahigit isang siglo na ang nakalipas, anumang natitira pang karapatan sa paggawa na tinatamasa’y…
iDEFEND condemns wave of repression vs. international human rights defenders
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 | Statement
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement deplores the detention of Australian nun, Sr. Patricia Fox by the Bureau of Immigration for her involvement in activities supporting farmers and indigenous peoples, as well as the deportation of the Party of European Socialists (PES) Deputy Secretary –General Giacomo Filibeck on Sunday due to a black list order against him.
37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council
Monday, 26 March 2018 | Statement
Item 4: General debate on human rights situations that require the Council’s attention
Statement on President Duterte’s orders to withdraw from the International Criminal Court
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 | Statement
On March 14 President Duterte announced the ‘immediate’ withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court, after claiming it had no jurisdiction over him, instructing the police not to cooperate with any international investigation into extrajudicial killings in the war on drugs all the while threatening UN rights investigators with the possibility of being fed to crocodiles…