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  • Martial Law Threats Unnecessary, Inflammatory, Divisive

    Sunday, 15 January 2017 | Statement

    President Duterte’s willingness to proclaim martial law “if the drug problem becomes virulent” contradicts his police chief’s pronouncement last September that the war on drugs is winning, with PNP Chief de la Rosa himself claiming that Operations “Oplan Tokhang” and “Oplan Double Barrel Alpha” have reduced the supply of drugs by some 80-90 percent.

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  • We are not safe in the war on drugs

    Monday, 19 December 2016 | Statement

    It is hardly surprising that 78% of Filipinos worried about being victimized in the government's war on drugs, regardless whether they are actual drug users. Given President Duterte's confession of personally killing suspects, commitment to kill drug suspects until the end of his term, promising pardon for police who kill during operations, enforcing death penalty on 6 convicts daily and…

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  • Defend the Right to Life, Resist Institutionalised Violence

    Friday, 9 December 2016 | Statement

    International Human Rights Day , December 10, 2016

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  • Global Day of Action in Defense of the Right to Life

    Friday, 9 December 2016 | Statement

    In response to President Rodrigo Duterte’s blatant attack on human rights, continuing and rampant killings, railroading of death bills (bills to restore death penalty and lowering of the age of criminal liability), ordering the Marcos Burial in LNMB, sexist attack on women, while failing to fulfill campaign promises like end of ENDO, genuine FOI and the lack of decisive programs to end poverty…

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  • Defend the Right to Life, Resist the Return of Authoritarian Rule

    Wednesday, 30 November 2016 | Statement

    On Monday this week President Duterte threatened to kill human rights defenders criticizing his war on drugs. And so it is revealed. The main program of the President for this country is to kill. Kill suspected drug peddlers yesterday, human rights activists today, kill all opposition voices tomorrow.

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