The inter-agency panel chaired by the Department of Justice (DOJ) cannot be trusted in conducting the review of 5,655 anti-illegal drugs operations where killings took place, Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay said on Thursday…
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.
At least 18 political prisoners are deemed eligible for pardon, a government negotiator dealing with the National Democratic Front said.
Militant rights advocates are optimistic nearly 20 peace consultants of the National Democratic Front will be released
Rights advocacy group Karapatan has expressed fear that the favorable final ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) on the Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) would only further expand United States (US) control over the Philippines.
Human rights advocate Karapatan has urged President Rodrigo Duterte to have his predecessors prosecuted for the continued captivity of political prisoners.