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Farmers call on Duterte to lift Martial Law, stop the killings

August 23, 2017

By Kilusang MAgbubukid ng Pilipinas Three months after the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao, we saw no end to the strife in Marawi. Only death and destruction prevailed. Human rights violations and extrajudicial killings intensified especially after President Duterte authorized the military and police to sow terror among the population. “State-sponsored terror and violence […]

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Karapatan welcomes UN experts’ statement on “spiralling rights violations” in PH

August 2, 2017

By KARAPATAN Karapatan welcomes UN experts’ statement on “spiralling rights violations” in PH On July 31, 2017, three independent experts from the United Nations Human Rights Council released a joint statement* calling for government action on increasing rights violations in the Philippines. “Karapatan welcomes the statement of the UN experts and supports the urgent call […]

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Community leaders, teachers of Lumad school in CARAGA harassed with trumped-up cases

July 18, 2017

By KARAPATAN Dear friends, Community leaders in Lianga, Surigao del Sur, and teachers of Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development, Inc. (ALCADEV) and Tribal Filipino Program of Surigao del Sur (TRIFPSS) are facing trumped-up charges of child trafficking, concocted by the 75th Infantry Battalion-Philippine Army (IBPA) and the 402nd In fantry Brigade – […]

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