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  • Statement on the Formal Launch of the Global Days of Action in Defense of the Right to Life

    Friday, 1 December 2017 | Statement

    Today iDEFEND launches 10 days of Global Action in Defense of the Right to Life, culminating on December 10th, human rights day. It does so with trepidation in the midst of fierce and relentless mobilizations towards a so-called revolutionary government or “revgov” by supporters of President Duterte.


  • Huwag Magpalinlang sa Huwad na Rebolusyon

    Thursday, 30 November 2017 | Statement

    “Rebolusyong Duterte” laban sa oligarkiya sa pulitika at 
“tanging si Duterte ang makakapamuno dito”.

    Nangunguna sa pagbabando dito ang koalisyong Tapang at Malasakit ni Presidential Daughter at Davao Mayor Sara Duterte, kasama ang mga namamag-asang makapasok sa pulitika,pati dating rebeldeng sundalo at “rebolusyonaryo”, at ang mga Marcoses.


  • Duterte a gross human rights violator

    Tuesday, 7 November 2017 | Statement

    "Duterte is a gross human rights violator who uses the war on drugs as a tool to impose authoritarian rule in order to inflict unopposed, anti-people economic policies, towards further exacerbating human rights violations against the Filipino nation. He has effectively undermined the spaces and opportunities for engagement with civil society as well as government’s obligations to human rights…


  • Press Statement: On the occasion of the 15th World Day Against the Death Penalty

    Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | Statement

    On October 10, In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) marks World Day Against the Death Penalty. The Philippines is poised to re-introduce the death penalty after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted in favor of House Bill 4724 earlier this year. Capital punishment was twice abolished- via the 1987 Constitution, and by an implementing law under the Macapagal-…


  • Shutdown the House of Representatives

    Wednesday, 13 September 2017 | Statement

    12,000 killed. 0 justice. 1,000 pesos for human rights.