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  • Araw ng Kalayaan sa ilalim ng pamumuno ng traydor na Pangulo

    Friday, 11 June 2021 | Statement

    Pahayag sa ika-123 taon ng Araw ng Kalayaan


  • The war on drugs blueprint must be removed from House Bill 7814 - iDEFEND

    Wednesday, 26 May 2021 | Statement

    The Senate Committee on Public Order and Dangerous Drugs jointly with the Committees on Justice and Human Rights, Health and Demography and Finance, held a public hearing on House Bill 7814 seeking to amend R.A. 9165 or the Dangerous Drugs Act.


  • Guevarra report to the UN deflects culpability, accountability from Duterte, shields him from justice

    Saturday, 27 February 2021 | Statement

    Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra reported to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday regarding his initial findings on the extrajudicial killing of drug suspects in the government’s war on drugs. Guevarra mainly highlighted police errors and operational breaches in anti-drug operations in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga and Cavite, including failure to follow protocol in…


  • DFA funding regulation an affront to the freedom to defend human rights

    Wednesday, 24 February 2021 | Statement

    Statement on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the EDSA People’s Revolt

    The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs wants all financial support to non-government organizations (NGOs) by foreign governments to be coursed through it to prevent the possibility of the funds being used for terrorist activities. The written order was issued this month although DFA…


  • Time for a full reckoning with historical injustices in the Philippines-iDEFEND

    Saturday, 20 February 2021 | Statement

    iDEFEND statement on the occasion of world social justice day


    The superior virtue, said the late Senator and human rights lawyer Jose “Ka Pepe” Diokno, is not to receive justice, it is to fight relentlessly for it.