Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden on his US election victory, state media reported.
There may be “isolated” violations of human rights committed in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque admitted Wednesday.
In his first appearance before the United Nations (UN) General Assembly since he assumed office in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte called for “open dialogue and constructive engagement” with the international body to promote productive international cooperation on human rights.
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar has slammed as “gross distortions” of the situation in the country the Human Rights Watch (HRW) article entitled “Killings in Philippines up 50 percent during pandemic.”
President Donald Trump admits in a recording released Monday that he is fond of authoritarian leaders, saying the “tougher and meaner” they are, the better he gets along.
Malacañang on Wednesday dispelled claims that state forces were behind the murders of human rights worker Zara Alvarez and National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultant Randall Echanis.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night lashed out at human rights defenders for criticizing his war on drugs campaign and opposing the return of death penalty for drug crimes.
Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez told American lawmakers that Manila’s new Anti-Terror Law (ATL) mandates the protection of human rights at all times.
Communications Secretary Martin Andanar has assured unflinching support in the country’s fight against terrorism while adhering to human rights and rule of law.
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 (June 2).
Malacañang has called on the United Nations (UN) human rights experts to respect the Philippine judicial system.
Why would the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 violate human rights if strong democracies like the United States, Australia and European Union helped shape it?
Human Rights Watch deputy Asia director Phil Robertson might want to concentrate his human rights protests in his native United States first, before criticizing the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) chairman and human rights lawyer Chel Diokno said the anti-terrorism bill is only terrorizing the people.
The United States has approved a $2.3 billion deal on attack helicopters for Egypt, but an official insisted Friday that Washington was still pressing on human rights concerns.
The US acting director of national intelligence is weighing ways to pressure countries with anti-LGBT policies, including reducing intelligence sharing, the New York Times reported Thursday.
The government upholds and respects people’s rights in the enforcement of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon, Malacañang said Sunday.
President Donald Trump has called for Russia to end its support for the Syrian regime’s “atrocities” as he expressed US concern over violence in the Idlib region, the White House said Sunday.
Qatari efforts to ensure payment of worker salaries in the gas-rich emirate “falls short” of international standards, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Saturday.
The European Union on Wednesday slashed trade benefits for Cambodia over the kingdom’s human rights record, top officials said.
President Duterte must “stop ignoring” the growing global concerns about the worsening human rights abuses under the government’s war on drugs.
The Philippine government and the European Union reaffirmed their commitment to protecting human rights and reviewed existing cooperation during the first joint committee meeting under the EU-Philippine Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA).