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  • An appeal to the Human Rights Council for a strong resolution that addresses the rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines

    Thursday, 24 September 2020 | Statement

    More than seventy civil society organizations, human rights defenders, and grassroots groups led by the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) and the In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) are alarmed at the renewed perpetration of extrajudicial killings in the country, even as the Philippine government claimed…

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  • Statement on the 48th anniversary of the declaration of martial law

    Thursday, 17 September 2020 | Statement

    Forty-eight years ago, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos plunged the nation into one of its most devastating social, political and economic crises by declaring a nationwide martial law. The impact of more than a decade of political repression, plunder, corruption, nepotism and cronyism is still being felt by our generation. Marcos’ tyrannical rule orchestrated tens of thousands of…

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  • Isulong at isakatuparan ang SONA ng mamamayan

    Sunday, 26 July 2020 | Statement

    Pahayag sa ikalimang SONA ni Pangulong Duterte

    Ika-27 Hulyo 2020

    Nakatakdang iulat ni Presidente Duterte ang kanyang ika-5 State of the Nation Address (SONA) pagkatapos ng mapaminsalang taon ng kanyang pamumuno, na tinampukan ng samu’t saring kontrobersyang dayuhan at lokal, na naglantad ng tutoong pagka inutil at pagka gahaman ng kanyang pamahalaan.

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  • Laban ng lahat ang laban para sa Kalayaan; Laban ng lahat ang Karapatang Pantao

    Saturday, 4 July 2020 | Statement

    Pahayag ng iDEFEND at PAHRA sa pagsasabatas ng Anti-Terrorism Act 2020

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  • Red tagging of human rights defenders distracts from government accountability- iDEFEND/PAHRA

    Tuesday, 23 June 2020 | Statement

    In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) and the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) condemn the latest attempt by government agents to disseminate false information and libelous claims against human rights defenders. Similar to the red tagging of PAHRA by the 303rd Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army last April, anonymous groups disseminated on social…

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