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  • 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…

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  • 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.

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  • 37th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council

    Monday, 26 March 2018 | Statement

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    Item 4: General debate on human rights situations that require the Council’s attention

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  • 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…

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  • Ending the War on Drugs Saves Lives

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018 | Statement

    Foreign Secretary Alan Cayetano on Tuesday told the UN Human Rights Council that the deadly war on drugs was meant to save Filipino lives from the scourge of illegal drugs. He thinks the world is hearing this for the first time. But the same argument was also used by a dictator forty years ago, except at that time, it was to save the country from “communists”.

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