Report Type: Annual report

2013 Karapatan Year-end Report on the Human Rights Situation in the Philippines

The masquerade is over.  The balloons of promises and hopes have burst.  2013 unmasked the pretentions of a self-proclaimed messiah who vowed to create miracles—eradicate the deeply entrenched cancerous cell of corruption in a hopeless bureaucrat capitalist system; a bounty in economy through magical, impalpable statistics of GNPs; a life without twist and turn of …

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Yearend Report on HR 2012

2012 Karapatan Year-end Report on the Human Rights Situation in the Philippines

The almost complete unmasking to the public of a pretentious rule marks the second year of Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino’s presidency. Despite supposedly improving economic statistics, the majority of the people are still mired in poverty reeling from high prices of basic commodities and services, unemployment, unlivable wages, sham land reform, inadequate housing and so on. Even its much …

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The 2007 Year-End Report on the Human Rights Situation in the Philippines

The year 2007 is a dangerous time for the Filipino people as state terror, impunity in human rights violations and general lawlessness grip the nation. The government of Gloria Macapagal-arroyo has done little to stop the political killings and disappearances except take token steps to assuage local and internationale outcry. On the other hand, the …

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karapatan report 2005

Karapatan 2005 Human Rights Report

The Philippine human rights situation in 2005 can be characterized by the wanton use of repression and state terror by a scandal-rocked President desperately clinging to power in the face of the people’s rejection. The Arroyo regime suffered its worst political crisis this year as evidence of cheating and electoral fraud began to surface in …

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