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Uphold schools, libraries as democratic spaces, stop NTF-ELCAC’s “tokhang” in libraries!

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Rights group Karapatan called on academic institutions to “uphold schools and libraries as democratic spaces,” and said that “tokhang” in libraries by the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict should be stopped.

International independent investigation pressed amid continuing reprisals vs rights defenders engaging with UN

In an oral statement at the Item 5 interactive dialogue of the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council yesterday, September 30, 2021, Karapatan and t

On cyberattacks vs alternative media groups

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Karapatan calls for release of arrested volunteer worker; decries torture, coercion by police, NTF-ELCAC

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Rights group Karapatan called for the release of Ma. Lorena Sigua, and decried the psychological torture and coercion against the arrested volunteer worker.

Release arrested and detained activists due to Villavert search warrants, rights group says

Those arrested and detained using the search warrants issued by Quezon City Executive Judge Cecilyn Burgos-Villavert should be released soon, according to rights group Karapatan.