Archive for the ‘Human Rights’ Category

By Karol Ilagan UNITED FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. Students and environmental activists held placards with calls for change in environment policies addressed to President Rodrigo R. Duterte. Photo by Karol Ilagan/PCIJ FRANCES Quimpo’s recollection of...

* Inilathala ng Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) at isinalin sa Filipino ng Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) ANUMAN ANG SITWASYON, NANANATILING LUBOS AT HINDI DAPAT YURAKAN ANG ATING MGA BATAYANG KARAPATAN. KABILANG DITO...

By the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism THE WAR on drugs in the last nine weeks -- or even before Rodrigo R. Duterte took his oath as president a fortnight ago on June 30 -- has yielded ever bigger numbers of casualties, arrests, and...

By Atty. Jose Manuel 'Chel' I. Diokno National Chairman, Free Legal Assistance Group Trustee, Philippine Center for Investigative...

By Davinci Maru, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism IN TRADITIONAL SOCIETIES, the home remains the primary domain of women. They are often relegated to supposedly feminine roles as child-bearers and housekeepers, or as all-around nurturer...

By Titon Mitra* AS WORLD LEADERS converge on Paris from 30 November to 11 December, the importance of arriving at an ambitious yet implementable agreement on climate change action has been graphically underlined by the fact that, based on UK Met Office...

By Davinci S. Maru HUNDREDS of mourners marched on Wednesday afternoon from Manila’s Sampaloc district to Mendiola in Malacañang to bid goodbye to loved one. The bereaved, clad in traditional black shirts, walked in paces behind a simple brown...