Philippines Campaigns

Philippines: Investigate and Remedy Unlawful Killing of Veronico L. Delamente | Letter

Full PDF Version Twenty-seven year old Veronico “Nico” L. Delamente, indigenous anti-mining activist, Mamanwa tribal leader and member of the Kahugpungan sa Lumadnongmga Organisasyon (KASALO) was killed on 20 January 2017. He was shot to death by two unidentified men while waiting to meet with … [Read more...]

Philippines: Murder of Judge Jude Erwin Alaba | Letter

Full PDF Version BY AIRMAIL and e-mail Atty. Leila De Lima Secretary, Department of Justice Padre Faura St., Manila Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Dear Madame De Lima, Re: Murder of Judge Jude Erwin Alaba Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) would like to draw … [Read more...]

Philippines: The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2015 | Petition

Full PDF Version Today - The Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2015 – the Signatory organizations call on the Aquino government to investigate and prevent the killings and harassment of lawyers in the Philippines. Number of killings and harassment At least 39 lawyers have been killed in … [Read more...]

Philippines: The personal and professional safety of Atty. Catherine Dannug-Salucon threatened by unwarranted surveillance and labeling | Letter

Full PDF Version BY AIRMAIL Hon. Mr. Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Republic of the Philippines Malacañang Palace J.P. Laurel Street, San Miguel NRC 1005, MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES Fax: 0063 2 736 1010 @ corres@op.gov.ph , opnet@ops.gov.ph Amsterdam, 23 April … [Read more...]

Side Event: Human Rights in the Philippines | September 20, 2012, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Human Rights in the Philippines  Can the UPR make a difference on the ground? & Launch of the ALRC’s special report “The Philippines' hollow human rights system”   Thursday, September 20, 2012, 12:00 – 14:00 p.m. Room XVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva Click here to view the invitation … [Read more...]

Philippines: Increasing cases of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings

Re: Increasing cases of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings To: His Excellency Benigno Simeon Aquino III From: Mable Elmore; Dr. Nora Angeles; Leo Alejandria; Joe Barrett; Fr. Conrado Beloso; Jay Catalan; Gail Davidson; Susan Draper; Jim Edmondson; David B. Fairey; Rev. Expedito … [Read more...]

Philippines: Release of Health Care Workers: LRWC calls for immediate release of the two infants with their mothers and all the health care workers

Re: Release of Health Care Workers: LRWC calls for immediate release of the two infants with their mothers and all the health care workers. To: Honourable President Aguino and Secretary De Lima From: Gail Davidson, LRWC Executive Director Date: 2010-12-14 Lawyers Rights Watch Canada … [Read more...]

Philippines: Release of Health Care Workers

Re: Release of Health Care Workers To: President Aguino and Secretary De Lima From: Gail Davidson, Executive Director, LRWC Date: 2010-10-08 Please advise when Lawyers Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) will be receive a reply from your office to our letter of September 29, 2010 calling for the … [Read more...]

Philippines: Release of Health Care Workers arrested February 6, 2010

Re: Release of Health Care Workers arrested February 6, 2010 To: President Aguino and Secretary De Lima From: Gail Davidson, Executive Director, LRWC Date: 2010-10-01 Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC) requests that your government act to remedy the illegal arrest, detention and … [Read more...]

Philippines: Charges against Remigio Saladero Jr.

Re: Charges against Remigio Saladero Jr. To: Ms. Josephine Carranza-Olivar, Provincial Prosecutor From: Gail Davidson, Constance Marlatt, Jessica Fletcher Date: 2010-05-06 LRWC has been closely monitoring the case of Mr. Remigio Saladero Jr., a lawyer in the Philippines. Since 2006 Mr. … [Read more...]