Progressive groups determined the same pattern of attacks among peasant communities in the country as widespread killings continue under the current administration.
It has come to our attention that National Security Adviser Hemogenes Esperon Jr. has singled out Karapatan as a “legal front” of the Communist Party of the Philippines. This is not the first time that […]
Karapatan opposed a measure which seeks to criminalize the publication and proliferation of false content or “fake news” on the internet, deeming the bill “dangerous” and “hypocritical.” The human rights group warned that allowing the […]
“I will still stand together with the union to fight for our rights. I do this for our children,” Romeo said.
“We believe that they are victims of death squads attached to the military and police in Negros island meant to intimidate the people against supporting the armed resistance of the NPA,” the CPP said. “Many […]
The following summarizes the key findings of the Global Witness’ 2019 report. [To read the whole report, click here.] Note that since 2012, the Philippines was among the top 10 deadliest countries in the […]
Rights defenders show the farmers’ produce that are also at risk as they continue to be killed amid drives to expand plantations for cash crops in the Philippines. (Photo courtesy of Kalikasan PNE) “The ecological […]
Photo courtesy of Karapatan “We maintain that our petition is urgent amid the spate of intensified red-tagging, illegal arrests, and killings perpetrated against us by this government.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – […]