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Stop the attacks against peoples’ lawyers

We at Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights - Philippines express our full support and solidarity with the peoples’ lawyers in the Philippines in their call to stop the attacks against human rights lawyers and to render justice to the lawyers who were ruthlessly killed and those who became subjects of attacks because of their work and advocacies as peoples’ lawyers.

Nationwide hunger strike ends, call to release all political prisoners continue

Political prisoners’ nationwide hunger strike/fast ended on January 19, where almost all of the 491 political detainees in more than 50 jails took part from January 15-19. The political prisoners’ hunger strike/fast was the highlight of the “Free All Political Prisoners” campaign held during the Papal visit to dramatize before the public the plight of political prisoners inside jails, and to call on Pope Francis to intercede for their immediate release. 

Open letter to Pope Francis from daughter of political prisoner

Dear Pope Francis,

As you made your journey back to Rome, you left us Filipinos with rejuvenated faith and hope, including me. On behalf of the families of the 491 political prisoners in the Philippines, I humbly thank you.

Desaparecidos to Pope: Disappearances destroyed our families

"Enforced disappearances have destroyed our families, the very foundation of a society and church. Children are left motherless or fatherless," Lorena Santos, secretary general of Families of Desaparecidos for Justice said upon hearing Pope Francis' speech at Malacañang and in his meeting with representatives of Filipino families. 

An Open letter to His Holiness Pope Francis! -Filipino Migrants Austria

An Open letter to His Holiness Pope Francis! Greetings of peace and love from Filipino migrants in Austria on the occasion of your coming visit to the Philippines from the 15th to the 19th of January 2015.

We rejoice in your leadership marked by humble service to God and His creation and by a boldness that is ready to challenge power and tradition whenever it is called for.


Zambasulta-Sabah Evacuation Docu Report

Zambasulta Documentation Report  

View the report here.


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