Hundreds of thousands of Indigenous peoples, land and human rights defenders, and low-income people are being displaced, terrorized, jailed and killed in the Philippines by their own government. INVESTIGATE PH is documenting these abuses in a series of three reports. The second report, released on July 6 and submitted to the UN Human Rights Council,… Read More »TAKE ACTION to stop state-sponsored killings and human rights violations in the Philippines
The following was delivered as a speech in People’s State of the Nation Address events in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal on the weekend of Rodrigo Duterte’s sixth SONA, July 2021. The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines, Canada chapter, stands with the… Read More »SONA 2021 Statement: Investigate, Prosecute, and Make Change!
This letter was delivered July 13, 2021, via email The Honourable Marc GarneauMinister of Foreign AffairsHouse of CommonsOttawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Minister, We are a coalition of churches and organizations concerned about the escalating violence in the Philippines and the seeming lack of Canadian… Read More »Letter Concerning the Rape and Murder of 3 Lumad Indigenous Youth
The second report of InvestigatePH, the independent international investigation into the human rights crisis in the Philippines, was released on July 6th. It details police and military impunity, a war against dissenters, and the destruction and displacement brought upon the Moro people. Members, affiliates, and… Read More »ICHRP-Canada Expresses Outrage at Results of Second InvestigatePH Report