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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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A message of congratulations to Maria Ressa, a continuing call to uphold press freedom in the Philippines

We in Karapatan Alliance Philippines convey our congratulations to Maria Ressa, as she receives the Nobel Peace Prize today, on the occasion of the 73rd International Human Rights Day.

Karapatan asserts call to #JunkTerrorLaw as SC decision retains draconian provisions

Human rights alliance Karapatan expressed dismay on Thursday over the reported Supreme Court en banc’s decision to retain the “draconian” provisions of Republic Act No.

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