Member organization: Philippine UPR Watch

Drug war victims call for stronger UN efforts in the Philippines

September 22, 2023 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — “War on drugs” victims are urging the United Nations (UN) to take a more proactive stance in the Philippines, particularly in investigating killings during the previous Duterte administration that continue until the present Marcos administration. At the 54th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Philippine UPR Watch …

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Filipino rights defenders urge UNHRC to take decisive action on attacks vs human rights defenders in PH

September 19, 2023 GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — As the world commemorates the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, the Philippine Universal Periodic Review (PUPR) Watch delegation to the 54th UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session raised alarm over the escalating attacks against human rights defenders and activists in the Philippines under …

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