End the Killings. Uphold Human Rright. Defend Democracy
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 | Statement
Today is the International Day of Peace.
Development and peace go together, and this is why the United Nations sees as central to the achievement of sustainable development the drastic reduction of all forms of violence, the promotion of the rule of law, and equal access to justice for all.
iDEFEND urges all government agencies to identify and prosecute the DDS members
Thursday, 15 September 2016 | Statement
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement called for the immediate investigation and prosecution of the Davao Death Squad in the light of yesterday’s Senate hearing on extrajudicial killings.
Ellecer Carlos, iDEFEND spokesperson, called the witness account of Edgar Matobato a horror story of unbridled criminality in Davao during President Duterte’s term as mayor of the city.…
iDEFEND Questions “State of Lawless Violence”
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 | Statement
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) strongly condemns the Davao City Night Market bombing which resulted in the deaths of 14 people and injuries to 67 others. This calculated, deliberate, and brutal assault on defenseless civilians is intolerable, and the perpetrators of this most atrocious act should be brought to justice through diligent, affirmative, yet lawful actions…
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…