Karapatan

Karapatan lauds House passage of proposed bill on protection of rights defenders

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Duterte, NTF-ELCAC, etc must also be held accountable for the killing of Evangelista couple, other Bloody Sunday victims

While human rights alliance Karapatan welcomed the filing of murder complaints against the police personnel involved in the service of search warrants that killed fisherfolk leaders Ariel Evangelista and Ana-Mariz “Chai” Lemita-Evangelista during the Bloody Sunday raids throughout Southern Tagalog last March 7, 2021, the group asserted that President Rodrigo Duterte, officials of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), then-Philippine National Police (P

Recent gov’t policies against unvaxxed individuals are punitive, anti-poor

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Karapatan to Cavite LGU: Stop the attacks, demolitions in Patungan coastal community

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Rights group Karapatan called on the local government of Maragondon, Cavite to stop the attacks against residents of Brgy. Patungan, as it also called on the Commission on Human Rights to conduct an independent investigation on the shooting incidents yesterday and the violent demolition of the residents’ homes to hold perpetrators accountable.

Rights of unvaxxed individuals to access to basic services, vs arrests and detention must be ensured

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Karapatan asserts call to free Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez

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NTF-ELCAC’s continuing reprisal suit vs rights defenders a form of judicial harassment

National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr., also vice chairperson of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), took the witness stand yesterday, December 20, 2021, at the trial on his perjury charges against officials of human rights group Karapatan, the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP), and Gabriela at the Quezon City Municipal Trial Court Branch 139.

Karapatan slams bicam committee for 17.1 billion-peso allotment for NTF-ELCAC in 2022 national budget

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