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Philippines killings Outrage in Philippines over killing of 2 indigenous farmers and a child by army

In southern Philippines, three indigenous people including a 12-year-old girl were killed in indiscriminate firing by the army at a group of farmers claimed to be communist insurgents

One arrest and three killings over the weekend in Philippines as repression continues

Three, including two elderly peace consultants of the communist National Democratic Front of Philippines (NDFP), were killed late Friday in two separate incidents

Israeli forces detain Palestinians, anti-Netanyahu coalition forms and other stories

Today we look at the ongoing mass arrest campaign against Palestinians, charges against Kenyan labour activist Malcolm Bidali in Qatar, and more

Filipino social movements demand protection for human rights lawyers and their clients

A week after authorities named peace activists and political prisoners as “terrorists,” raising alarm over continued crackdown, rights groups have called for court intervention to protect human rights lawyers

Philippines Bloody Sunday raids Outrage against Duterte government in the Philippines after ‘Bloody Sunday’ raids 

Rights groups in the Philippines have strongly condemned multiple violent raids coordinated by the police and the military on Sunday which killed over nine people and led to the arrest of six others

Philippines drug war Philippines’ justice secretary admits wrongdoing in anti-drug operations

Findings of the Philippines Department of Justice show that police officers did not follow protocol in anti-drug operations where suspects were killed for resisting arrest. Rights groups and advocates say the admission is “too belittling and too belated”

Duterte pardons US marine Duterte’s pardon for US marine who murdered trans woman sparks outrage in Philippines

Opposition parties and human rights groups such as Karapatan have accused president Rodrigo Duterte of giving in to US interests and have condemned the different standards applied to US personnel

Social activist and rights advocate Zara Alvarez murdered in the Philippines

Zara Alvarez was killed by unidentified gunmen in Bacolod City on Monday. The incident comes a week after NDF peace consultant Randall Echanis was killed near the capital Manila

Filipino activists denounce persecution by Duterte’s regime

In the past three years, a reported 43 workers have been killed by the police and security forces in the Philippines

Philippines crackdown Filipino security forces crack down on trade unions and progressive groups

As many as 56 leaders and members of various trade unions, progressive political parties and human rights groups were arrested in a series of raids in the city of Bacolod in the Negros Island

Activist attacked in Phillipinesjpg Attacks on activists in Philippines continue under the farce of ‘red-tagging’

Salvador Romano, a human rights defender, was fatally shot on July 7 on the island of Negros in Philippines. Peasant leaders, activists, and trade unionists in Negros are facing constant attacks and violence from the state authorities

negros against duterte govt Yet another activist murdered as violence and repression continues unabated in Negros

On July 7, human rights activist Salvador Romano, formerly a provincial coordinator of the rights group Karapatan, was murdered by unidentified gunmen

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