Archives: International Solidarities

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Message and appeal from Dutch citizens to the government of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. of the Republic of the Philippines

December 10, 2023 Dear friends, Sharing with you an open letter by the Netherlands Philippines Solidarity Movement (NFS) as an appeal of Dutch citizens to the Ferdinand Marcos Jr. government. Please share. Thanks. Karapatan Public Information Desk 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: EVERYONE HAS THE RIGHT TO A DIGNIFIED EXISTENCE! Message and appeal from …

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ICHRP Gathers in Bangkok to Condemn US-Backed War Crimes of Philippine State and Commit to Growing Solidarity Movement for a Just and Lasting Peace

November 11, 2023 Bangkok, Thailand— Over 100 human rights advocates from over 30 organizations across the globe held a three-day conference and assembly on November 6-9, 2023 to decry the implementation of US counterinsurgency tactics in the Philippines and to advance international defense of human rights under the new Marcos regime. Throughout the conference, human …

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FORUM-ASIA: On the recent acquittal of retired major general Jovito Palparan

October 13, 2023 Dear friends, We are sharing with you the recent statement of the Asian Forum on Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) on the recent acquittal of retired major general Jovito Palparan, a known human rights violator in the Philippines. Karapatan is a member of FORUM-ASIA. Karapatan Public Information Desk The Asian Forum for …

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PH groups join global call to free Kurdish Leader Abdullah Öcalan, all political prisoners

October 11, 2023 On the occasion of the Prison Awareness Month in the Philippines this October and the international campaign of ‘Parallel Press Conferences Worldwide to Call for News about Abdullah Öcalan on October 10, 2023,’ solidarity and friendship groups, progressive mass organizations, and representative of anti-imperialist movements gather in the Philippines to express their …

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AMP Statement on Terror Financing Accusations against CERNET (Visayas)

September 29, 2023 Dear friends, We are sharing with you the statement by the AMP – Aktionsbündnis Menschenrechte – Philippinen (Action Human Rights – Philippines) on the recent terror financing accusations against the Community Empowerment Resource Network, Inc. (CERNET), a network of humanitarian and development organizations in the Visayas in the Philippines. Feel free to …

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FORUM-ASIA on The Philippines: Protect environmental defenders, ensure safe return of Jonila Castro and Jhed Tamano

September 13, 2023 Dear friends, We are forwarding this statement by the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), a regional network of 81 member organisations across 21 Asian countries, of which Karapatan is a member organization. Please feel free to circulate this statement to your networks. You can also see the statement through …

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Faith Communities Oppose Use of the Anti-Terrorism Financing Law against Faith-Based Institutions and Human Rights Defenders

September 13, 2023 Dear friends, We are sharing with you the statement by the US-based Philippines Faith Working Group organized by the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP ), on the use of Anti-Terrorism Financing Law against Faith-Based Institutions and Human Rights Defenders. Please feel free to circulate this statement to your …

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Human rights organisations condemn renewed judicial harassment against human rights defenders in the Philippines

Photo from Rappler Dear friends, We are sharing with you a joint statement of solidarity by eight international human rights NGOs — the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Amnesty International, the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), Front Line Defenders, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH, in the …

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Open letter by Civicus addressed to Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. calling for a halt to harassment against human rights defenders in the Philippines

July 28, 2023 Dear friends, We are sharing with you this open letter by Civicus addressed to Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. calling for a halt to harassment against human rights defenders in the Philippines. You may also find the link to the letter through: Karapatan Public Information Desk Philippines: Halt harassment against human rights …

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Statement by the Philippine Australia Solidarity Association on the attacks against human rights defenders in the Philippines

July 25, 2023 Dear friends, We are sharing with you this statement by the Philippine Australia Solidarity Association on the attacks against human rights defenders in the Philippines. Karapatan Public Information Desk —————————————————— We, the members of the Philippine Australia Solidarity Association (PASA), express our alarm at the ongoing persecution of human rights defenders and …

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