Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

The European Union today has expressed 'significant concerns' over the human rights situation in the Philippines during the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The EU has called on the Philippine government over the...

PCIJ stands by its story, "Lascañas pens tell-all journal: Duterte rule 'a Divine Trap',” which ran on Feb. 28, 2017. We take strong exception to unfounded claims of columnist Rigoberto Tiglao of The Manila Times that the story was "fake news"...

[gview file="http://pcij.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/PCIJ-20021209-Teenagers-Perish-in-Davao-Killing-Fields-2003.pdf"] OVER  a decade ago, PCIJ started to document reports of alleged vigilante killings in Davao City under then Mayor Rodrigo...

Text and photos by Karol Ilagan HISTORY and a whole lot of hugot fueled the protest action by Filipinos of all age groups on Wednesday, Nov. 30, against the sneaky burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani of the deposed strongman Ferdinand E....

[gview file="http://pcij.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Speech-UPLAA-Omb-Conchita-Carpio-Morales-Nov.-25-2016.pdf"] OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio-Morales on Friday offered sharp and powerful messages on the most contentious issues in the country...

Text and Photos by Davinci Maru IT IS TYPICAL for a community to greet the burial of the dead with solemn, silent mourning, in respect and remembrance. But the atypical clandestine, sneaky burial of deposed strongman Ferdinand Marcos sparked just...

THE PROSECUTOR of the international Criminal Court on Thursday served notice to the government of the Philippines that anyone inducing or engaging in "acts of mass violence... including by ordering, requesting, encouraging or contributing, in any...