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Karapatan slams surveillance, threats on Chairperson, human rights workers

Karapatan decries the recent cases of surveillance and threats against its human rights workers in “what clearly appears to be systematic and organized effort to attack, intimidate, and vilify human rights defenders and our work of documenting and reporting rights violations.”
 
“The government has called Karapatan and its human rights workers many names—demons, terrorists, enemies of the state — putting our lives and security at risk, but never did we once

Karapatan hits death threats directed against rights defenders in Negros Occidental

Human rights alliance Karapatan raises the alarm on the series of threats by suspected State forces to intimidate rights workers and activists defending people’s rights in Negros Occidental.

Karapatan assails arrest of former Southern Tagalog SecGen, 6 other rights workers in Palawan

Rights group Karapatan condemns in strongest terms the illegal and warrantless arrest of human rights workers in Palawan in what is the latest in the Duterte regime’s series of crackdown on rights defenders, activists, and

As former top cops reveal Albayalde’s involvement in ‘ninja cops’ case, Karapatan hits Duterte’s drug war anew

Human rights group Karapatan reiterates its condemnation against Duterte’s sham war on drugs as recent revelations of former top police officials reveal that no less than the President’s current Philippine National Police (PNP) chief has intervened in the case involving the Pampanga ‘ninja cops,’ who were ordered to be dismissed for allegedly recycling illegal drugs that were seized from anti-drug operations.

As Esperon’s reprisal perjury case nears resolution, Karapatan calls for its dismissal

On October 3, 2019, Karapatan, Gabriela, and the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP) are set to file a rejoinder to the prosecutor’s office, with regard to allegations made by National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. This will be the last process before the trumped-up perjury case filed by Esperon will be submitted for resolution before the Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office.

 

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