In its resolution, the EU condemned all threats, harassment, intimidation and violence against those seeking to expose allegations of extrajudicial killings and other human rights abuses in the country.
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EngageMedia, Bulatlat to screen films on digital rights and safety
By REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA — EngageMedia, in partnership with Bulatlat, will be streaming Tech Tales, a collection of short films human rights issues in the digital space on Nov. 20, 2021. Four of the eight films are slated to be streamed on Saturday, which will cover issues such as online gender-based violence in Indonesia,…
Guilty Imelda still free as elderly, ill political prisoners remain behind bars
These 17 cases of political prisoners highlight the injustices of the times. The calls for their release remain amid the continued freedom of a dictator’s wife known for her Imeldific lifestyle.
‘Rouge Gallery’: Men wear red lipstick vs red-tagging
Men took up actor Angel Locsin’s red lipstick challenge in protest of Armed Forces of the Philippines Southern Luzon Command chief Lt. General Antonio Parlade Jr.’s latest red-tagging spree against government critics.
Facebook removes fake accounts linked to military, police
In the Philippines, Facebook removed 57 fake Facebook accounts, 31 Pages and 20 Instagram accounts with hundreds of thousands of followers.
As pandemic rages, human rights struggles press on
Amid Covid-19’s unrelenting rampage across the world, peoples are asserting and defending their rights, and fighting against the abuses, corruption and impunity of state power. The task remains as crucial, if not more so, as surviving the pandemic.
Bulatlatan Q&A: Huntahan with Karapatan
They may be tireless and fearless, but human rights defenders are humans too. They get tired and have their own share of fear. Still, they continue to rise above it all amid the worsening human rights situation in the country. Watch this fun-filled Huntahan sesh with human rights defenders of Karapatan, which is now on…
#SONA2020 | Bulatlat Special Coverage
President Rodrigo Duterte will deliver his fifth State of the Nation Address on Monday, July 27. Bulatlat examines Duterte’s policies on the economy and foreign policy, his COVID-19 response and track record on human rights and the attacks on press freedom and expression since the lockdown.
Keeping our eyes on the ball: Human rights in the time of COVID-19
That is why the work of defending human rights must never flag as this crisis develops. While our programming is naturally affected by necessary constraints on travel and physical meetings, human rights work is never done in isolation. It is rooted in personal connections based on mutual understanding, respect, and trust. We will continue to find ways to nurture the connections and solidarity this work requires.
Groups submit 1st wave of human rights reports to UN
“…the human rights situation in the Philippines has reached unprecedented scale and scope since President Duterte was inaugurated into office in June 2016.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Groups under the Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines (Ecuvoice) has submitted its first wave of reports on the human…
Sweden reaches out to partner on core values
Human rights, gender equality, freedom of speech, environmental protection, and fighting climate change. “These are areas where my government is very active globally. And we like to advocate these matters also here in the Philippines. I appreciate that it’s easy to find partners in advocating our priority concerns.” Addressing a crowded hall filled with guests…