Philippines Campaigns

Need to Develop Mandatory Code of Conduct for Members of the UN Human Rights Council | Oral Statement to the 36th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

Full PDF Version Video Stream Available (Chapter 79, at 02:19:01) Check Against Delivery Organization:            Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada Item:                           Item 4 – General Debate:   Council members must comply with human rights duties Date:                   … [Read more...]

Philippines: Protect Cristina “Tinay” Palabay from Intimidation and Threats | Letter

Full PDF Version Friday, August 18, 2017 H.E. Rodrigo Duterte President of the Republic, Malacañang Palace, JP Laurel St., San Miguel, Manila Philippines Fax: (+632) 742-1641 / 929-3968 E-mail: op@president.gov.ph The Honorable Vitaliano N. Aguirre II Secretary of Justice Padre … [Read more...]

Philippines: Immediately Investigate and Remedy Arrest and Detention of Senator de Lima | Letter

Full PDF Version Tuesday, March 28, 2017 H.E. Rodrigo Duterte President of the Republic, Malacañang Palace, JP Laurel St., San Miguel, Manila Philippines Fax: (+632) 742-1641 / 929-3968 E-mail: op@president.gov.ph; Dear President Duterte, Re: Impartial and timely investigation … [Read more...]

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...]