Families of five journalists killed from 2000 to 2008 have filed a complaint with the United Nations Human Rights Committee after the Philippine..
U.S. Federal Judge Manuel Real has ordered the payment of $7.5 million to the complainants in a human rights violation case filed against former..
AS a landmark United Nations treaty to deter enforced disappearances entered into force December 23, Philippine-based Asian Federation Against..
PRESIDENT Bengino Aquino III on Saturday was urged to order the release of all other political prisoners following his announcement that charges..
By CHIT ESTELLA MORE than 3,000 military and police personnel have been accused of human rights violations since 2005, with a “very dismal” rate..
By ELLEN TORDESILLAS IN the normal cycle of life, a person is born, he lives, he dies. He does not disappear. Yet it happens. People disappear...
FORTY-THREE detained health workers began a hunger strike on Friday to press President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino to order the withdrawal of..
By MYLAH ROQUERELATIVES of victims of the year-old Maguindanao massacre on Monday sought the help of the visiting United Nations Special Rapporteur..
By AVIGAIL OLARTE NEARLY a year after the Maguindanao massacre, the Aquino administration has yet to make good on its promise to disarm and disband..
By CHIT ESTELLAAN international human rights organization said Philippine government support for political warlords was responsible for the..
BANGKOK, Thailand-- Members of human rights organizations in Southeast Asia have given the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights..
CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga.—A human rights group in Central Luzon is blaming former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo for the increased incidence of..