President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines to “destroy” the New People’s Army in the same way that the police demolish the drug trade.
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday announced that the Philippines was able to retain its privileges under the European Union's (EU) Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+).
Activists have decried the rise of US President Donald Trump and his embrace of populist strongmen as a blow to the global campaign for human rights, but say they see a promising resistance movement.
We didn’t talk about human rights violations in Mindanao under martial law – Senator Bam Aquino
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday issued a year-end "red alert" to a world he said faces the perils of inequality, nationalism, xenophobia and possibly even nuclear war unless it works to resolve its differences.
Senate President Koko Pimentel: No human rights violations under martial law
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Fed up with criticism of his bloody drug war, President Rodrigo Duterte advised the public against raising a howl when human rights advocates die.
China touted its political and development model as it hosted an inaugural global human rights forum on Thursday, even as activists slammed the country's own abuses.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday (November 29) said he has ordered the military and police to shoot members of the New People's Army with firearms, ahead of the release of an executive order branding them as terrorists.
President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans of listening to human rights advocates amid his plan to return control of the drug war to the Philippine National Police (PNP).
In addition to being President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesperson, Harry Roque is also his adviser on human rights.
The Philippines is trying to prevent Myanmar from hardening its stance against the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought up the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings with President Rodrigo Duterte in their meeting at the 31st ASEAN Summit.
While President Rodrigo Duterte was busy talking to world leaders left and right Monday (November 13), Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano met with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Donald Trump declared Monday he had a "great relationship" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a self-proclaimed killer who is waging a drugs war that rights groups say involves mass murder, as the leaders joked with each other in…
The European Parliament praised President Rodrigo Duterte for abandoning the bills calling for the restoration of death penalty and lowering of age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine years old.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday he was "sure" Donald Trump would not raise human rights concerns when they meet in Manila, after the US President praised his deadly drug war.
President Rodrigo Duterte is looking forward to meet United States President Donald Trump for the first time at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Da Nang, Vietnam.
President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to host a global summit on human rights so that the violations of all countries— not just the Philippines— can be discussed.
President Rodrigo Duterte said he will not allow world leaders to tell him off over the issue of human rights when they meet at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Vietnam.
A bill providing for a framework on the right to adequate food has been endorsed for plenary debate following its approval by the House of Representatives committee on human rights
US Defense Secretary Mattis heaps praise on military for not committing any human rights violations…
US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday praised the Philippine military for upholding human rights in a five-month battle against pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city.
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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV could face sanctions if reports are true that he indeed allegedly tried to or actually did lobby in the US for the cancellation of the scheduled trip of President Donald Trump.