Category: Human rights

HRW reaction to @CarlosCeldran conviction

We are alarmed by the court’s decision today finding reproductive health advocate Carlos Celdran guilty of ‘offending religious feelings’ and sentencing him to a maximum...

Landmark Law Crucial for Women’s Health #RHBill

Legislators Expected to Pass Reproductive Health Bill Despite Church Opposition The Philippines’ expected passage of a reproductive health law will be a massive step forward to...

Prosecute Officials for ‘Death Squad’ Killings

Heed Rights Commission’s Recommendations (New York, August 17, 2012) – The Aquino administration should act on the Philippine Commission on Human Rights’ recommendations to investigate...

Killings of Environment Advocates Unpunished

Killings of Environment Advocates Unpunished Cease Deploying Paramilitary Forces in Mining Areas (New York, July 18, 2012) – The Philippine government’s failure to address threats...