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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…


  • 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.


  • Pahayag sa kabayanihan ni Andres Bonifacio

    Tuesday, 29 November 2016 | Statement

    Sa araw na ito ay ginugunita ng iDEFEND ang kabayanihan ni Gat Andres Bonifacio, rebolusyonaryo, ama ng himagsikang Pilipino. Higit na mahalaga at napapanahon ang pagpapatingkad ng ating paggunita sa harap ng pagtangka ng Pangulong Duterte at ng pamilyang Marcos na baguhin ang kasaysayan ng Martial Law.


  • iDEFEND Statement: Like a thief in the night, the dictator’s corpse is snuck into the LNB in lightning fashion

    Thursday, 17 November 2016 | Statement

    Like a thief in the night, the dictator’s corpse is snuck into the Libingan ng mga Bayani in lightning fashion, to avoid the protests that would surely accompany it to the grave. Until the end the Marcos family displays their characteristic treachery on the Filipino people with no regard for the victims of Martial Law.


  • iDEFEND condemns Police Brutality on Successive Dispersals of SANDUGO rallies

    Wednesday, 19 October 2016 | Statement

    iDEFEND strongly condemns the mowing down of protesters near the US embassy yesterday, and the firing of water cannons at them in front of Camp Aguinaldo last Tuesday.

    The rallies called for a stop to militarization and intrusion of foreign corporations in ancestral territories and the end of EDCA. The groups further demanded an end to the presence of U.S. troops in the country,…