2021 Karapatan Year-end Report on the Human Rights Situation in the Philippines

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Into the final year of the tyrant Duterte: Continuing fascism met with people's resistance

When Rodrigo Duterte took the presidency in 2016, he made two particular promises to the Filipino people: that “change is coming,” and that his term would be a bloody one.

Karapatan Monitor May-Aug 2021

Karapatan Monitor, January-April 2021

2020 Karapatan Year-end Report on the Human Rights Situation in the Philippines

Epidemic of State terror and people's resistance

Karapatan Monitor, May-August 2020

Karapatan House of Representatives Position Paper on Death Penalty

The following is a copy of Karapatan’s position paper on the death penalty submitted to the House of Representatives Committee on Justice August 5, 2020. You can download a copy of the position paper here or you can copy and paste the following link on your browser.

Joint Submission of Tanggol Bayi and Karapatan to the UNHRC

During its 130th session, scheduled on 12 October to 02 November 2020, the Human Rights Committee will undertake its examination of of the fifth periodic report of the Philippines. Tanggol Bayi (Defend Women) – Philippines and Karapatan Alliance Philippines submit this contribution to the Committee’s preparation of the list of issues for the examination of the report of the Philippines.

Karapatan Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Human Rights Council Resolution 41/2

Karapatan, an alliance of human rights organizations, desks and individual advocates in the Philippines, is submitting this report on the human rights situation in the Philippines in response to the Call for Submissions by the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet, in accordance to the UN Human Rights Council Resolution on the Philippines.

Download and read our submission to the OHCHR through the link below.