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  • Statement Against Attacks on Women's Dignity

    Monday, 22 August 2016 | Statement

    In a low-handed attempt to derail investigations into the killing of suspected drug peddlers and dependents in the country, President Duterte has accused Senator Leila de Lima of being immoral, an adulterer, with links to the illegal drugs trade. The President is especially scathing in his attacks on women critics. Not only does he hurl accusations left and right as if there are no laws on…


  • Proseso Hindi Abuso! Huwag nang Dagdagan ang 1000 Biktima ng Pagpatay!

    Sunday, 14 August 2016 | Statement

    1,000 na ang naging biktima ng pamamaslang dulot ng marahas at di katangap-tangap na pamamaraan ng pagtugon sa krsis sa droga sa loob ng 95 araw mula Mayo 10 hanggang Agosto 12, 2016 (ABS-CBN data). Sa araw na ito, ipinagluluksa ng iDEFEND ang patuloy na pagyurak sa Karapatang Mabuhay. 

    Ayon kay PNP Director General Dela Rosa ay “bumaba ng 49% ang crime rate sa Pilipinas dahil…


  • Don’t make the war on drugs a war on human rights, new HR group told President Duterte

    Thursday, 11 August 2016 | Statement

    August 12, 2016 – Newly formed human rights coalition, In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDefend) calls on President Rodrigo Roa Duterte not to make his government’s war on drugs a war on human rights.

    In their joint statement, the group emphasized that no matter who is extrajudicially killed or whose rights are violated, he or she is a human being with…