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Amal Clooney attends press freedom conference

Posted on Thursday, 11 July 2019 02:24 PM | No Comments
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney said on Wednesday (July 10) that nations including Australia, Britain and the U.S. set an example for other world leaders in their handling of media...

De Lima grateful for support of 5 US senators

Posted on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 09:39 PM | No Comments
Senator Leila de Lima is grateful for the support of five United States (US) senators who called on the Philippine government for her release. “I am both humbled and thankful...

PH drug war meant to protect human rights of innocent citizens — Malacañang

Posted on Monday, 10 December 2018 02:24 PM | No Comments
In line with the 70th anniversary of the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the Duterte administration reiterated anew that the government continues to honor human rights in...

‘Conviction is enough’ : Solons defend former first lady Imelda Marcos

Posted on Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:08 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Minority Leader Danilo Suarez shares the same sentiment with known human rights lawyer Atty. Rene Saguisag in his recent statement in connection with the conviction of Ilocos Norte...

France’s ban on full-body Islamic veil violates human rights – U.N. rights panel

Posted on Wednesday, 24 October 2018 09:21 AM | No Comments
  The U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday (October 23) that France’s ban on the niqab, the full-body Islamic veil, was a violation of human rights and ordered it...

Malacañang shrugs off ‘guilty’ verdict of International People’s Tribunal vs Duterte

Posted on Thursday, 20 September 2018 06:21 PM | No Comments
    MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang shrugged off the guilty verdict handed to President Rodrigo Duterte by the International People’s Tribunal (IPT) on charges of human rights violations. According to presidential...

Malacañang shrugs off latest ICC complaint vs. Duterte

Posted on Tuesday, 28 August 2018 02:11 PM | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte is again facing a lawsuit over his administration’s alleged human rights violations in line with his campaign against illegal drugs. Through the...

Roque: Appeals by foreign countries to probe drug-related killings not needed

Posted on Monday, 25 June 2018 08:47 AM | No Comments
There is no need for other countries to call on the Philippine government to look into drug-related killings because the administration is already doing the necessary investigations on these cases...

PNP: Arrest of loiterers based on local law; no human rights violated

Posted on Monday, 18 June 2018 06:29 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) will release this week guidelines in arresting loiterers who violate city ordinances. The PNP explained that the guidelines would help iron out...

Nigeria’s military committed war crimes, crimes against humanity – Amnesty International report

Posted on Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:39 AM | No Comments
  Nigeria’s military has committed war crimes and crimes against humanity including torture, rape and killing civilians during its fight against Islamist insurgency Boko Haram, human rights group Amnesty International said...