The Philippines once again landed on top among the 21 countries tagged as dangerous for farmers, farm workers, indigenous people, and other activists resisting land and resource-grabbing.
The Salugpongan Council denied on Tuesday that it has links with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing, the New People’s Army (NPA).
The Davao City Council has approved 30 commercial sand and gravel applications after the Davao City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) assured that these quarry operations doesn’t harm the environment.
The morning after couple Rey and Cora Casambre were arrested by elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Philippine National Police, activists trooped to Camp Crame in Quezon City to demand their […]
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is terribly unfortunate that seven decades since this landmark document was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, this day is marked […]
Another political prisoner died, bringing to three the number of activist detainees who failed to gain freedom despite repeated promises of freedom by Rodrigo Duterte earlier in his presidency. Alex Arias, 63 years old, was […]
Around 700 community leaders and activists are now slapped with trumped-up charges, an “indicative of a sweeping crackdown on political dissenters,” according to human rights group Barug Katungod Mindanao.
The Rodrigo Duterte government is “ludicrous” in arresting and charging yet another National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) peace consultant with trumped-up murder and attempted murder cases, various groups said. The arrest of long-time […]