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  • Victims and their families will engage a justice system that they can trust- iDEFEND

    Monday, 30 August 2021 | Statement

    The statements given by the victims and their families clearly demonstrate that these brave souls have not been silenced, and they continue to seek accountability if they are genuinely seen and heard. The evidence they can provide would be vital in any independent investigation and possible prosecution.

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  • WAKASAN ANG KRISIS SA KARAPATAN. PANAGUTIN ANG REHIMENG DUTERTE!

    Monday, 26 July 2021 | Statement

    Matatapos na ang termino ni Presidente Duterte sa gitna ng malubhang krisis sa karapatang pantao, bumubulusok na pandemya, tumitinding kahirapan, talamak na katiwalian, at kawalan ng katarungan para sa libu libong pinaslang sa ilalim ng giyera laban sa droga at giyera laban sa terorismo.

    Pamana ng pamunuang ito ang higit sa 11 trilyon pisong pambansang utang, 4.8 milyong gutom na…

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  • SONA 2021: WAKASAN ang Krisis sa Karapatan! PANAGUTIN ang Rehimeng Duterte!

    Friday, 23 July 2021 | Statement

    Sa darating na Lunes,Hulyo 26, ay ika-anim at inaasahang huling State of the Nation Address (SONA) na ng rehimeng Duterte. Tiyak tayo na bukod sa pagtala ng mga nagawa, pagbatikos sa mga kritiko’y tuwiran nitong ieendorso na ipagpatuloy ang kanyang tipo ng paggugubyerno (“his brand of governance”) sa pamamagitan ng kanyang natatanging hinirang o anointed --anak man o kasapakat para sa darating…

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  • Put FOOD, not guns, in the hands of the people- iDEFEND

    Tuesday, 29 June 2021 | Statement

    Despite PNP reports that the crime rate is down[1] due to quarantine restrictions, President Duterte fancies arming civilian volunteers to “help government forces enforce the law”

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  • iDEFEND WELCOMES THE ICC PROSECUTOR'S REQUEST FOR AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PHILIPPINES, AS A STEP TOWARDS JUSTICE

    Monday, 14 June 2021 | Statement

    Quezon City. In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) welcomes the outgoing ICC Prosecutor Bensouda's request before the Pre-Trial Chamber, to proceed to investigate the situation in the Philippine in relation to serious international crimes perpetrated during the government's war on drugs. The Prosecutor's request recognizes the urgency of the situation where extrajudicial…

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