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Karapatan condemns the killing of Atty. Rex Fernandez in Cebu City yesterday, August 26

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As Karapatan’s former legal counsel, Atty. Fernandez handled cases of rights violations, and represented victims and their families in court for years and defended political prisoners charged with trumped-up cases.

Investigate possible IHL violations vs Kerima Tariman

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Tokhang-style operations, by any other name, should stop

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“By whatever name, any resolution initiating and driving activities that have the notorious tokhang-style operation in their backbone shall remain a threat to people’s safety and security in Cordillera, and must be widely opposed and junked.”

Karapatan: Quashal of search warrants vs Birondo couple further proof that Villavert’s warrants are based on lies

The quashal of two more search warrants issued by Executive Judge Cecilyn Burgos-Villavert, this time against peace talks staff Alexander and Winona Birondo, “only serves as further proof that the warrants she churns out are based on lies,” human rights alliance Karapatan asserted, as the group called for the couple’s release and the dismissal of the trumped-up charges of illega

Karapatan hits cyber attacks against its website anew

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Following a new report from Sweden-based media foundation Qurium on August 17, 2021, human rights alliance Karapatan once again slammed the recent spate of cyber attacks against its website karapatan.org, which started on July 29 and are still ongoing as of yesterday, August 18.