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Free Palestinian political prisoners!

A Solidarity Statement of Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights – Philippines on the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day  Karapatan stands in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners, as we commemorate with the Palestinian people the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners from April 17 to 24, 2017. This period also marks the protest hunger …

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Letter to UNSR EJK

April 10, 2017 Ms. Agnes Callamard Special Rapporteur Extrajudicial/Summary or Arbitrary Executions Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)  Palais Wilson, 52 Rue des Pâquis CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland   Dear Ms. Callamard, Greetings of peace! On behalf of Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights, a non-government organization working for …

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Republic of the Philippines Joint Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 27th Session of the UPR Working Group

Republic of the Philippines Joint Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review 27th Session of the UPR Working Group  Submitted on 22 September 2016 Submission by CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, NGO in General Consultative Status with ECOSOC and Karapatan – Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights   "1.5 CIVICUS and Karapatan are deeply …

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Karapatan calls on Turkey Pres. Erdogan to release Kurdish leaders

Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights – Philippines calls on Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to immediately release pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) leaders.  On November 4, HDP Co-chairs Sellahatin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag were arrested along with nine other members of the parliament as part of the crackdown against members of the …

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Justice for Omar Nayef Zayed, Justice for Palestine!

The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) Commission 3 (In Defense of Human Rights and Political Prisoners) condemns in strongest terms the assassination of Omar Nayef Zayed, a former Palestinian political prisoner who sought asylum in Bulgaria.   

DISMANTLE THE PRISON WALLS, FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS

Prisons all over the world teem with political prisoners. The former symbolizes power, control, repression; the latter, consciousness, freedom, struggle. The former desires to keep the status quo; the latter, to dismantle the unjust structures, free the world from their rein and bring about substantive change.