[PhilWomen on ASEAN] Statement on Ambassador Rosario Manalo’s pronouncements at the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

During the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland on 24 June – 12 July 2019, Iceland proposed a resolution for the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) to report on the human rights situation in the Philippines and for the Read more…

[iDEFEND Statement] Human Rights groups welcome Iceland resolution on the Philippines

In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) welcomes the resolution filed by Iceland at the 41st UN Human Rights Council Session in Geneva, seeking a comprehensive report by the High Commissioner, on the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines pursuant to the government’s war on drugs. The draft resolution Read more…

Foundation for Media Alternatives denounces attacks on press freedom and free speech

The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) condemns all attempts to suppress press freedom in the Philippines. As advocates of human rights and communication rights, FMA believes that freedom of the press and of expression are fundamental to civil liberty and must be upheld especially at a time when the very Read more…