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
Statement of the Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Original: OurCommons.ca Ottawa, May 19, 2021 – On 4 May 2021, the Subcommittee on International Human Rights (the Subcommittee) heard harrowing testimony from witnesses who described the… Read More »Gov’t of Canada Statement re: the situation of human rights defenders in the Philippines
The International Coalition of Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP Canada) condoles with the family, friends and the peasant movement in the Philippines for the loss of another courageous leader Joseph Canlas, 59. He was the Vice Chair of the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP… Read More »Justice for Joseph Canlas! Free All Political Prisoners In The Philippines!
ICHRP-Canada • May 4, 2021 • Recording: http://ichrpcanada.org/parl-hearing The Canadian House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights conducted a hearing on the human rights crisis in the Philippines on Tuesday, May 4, 7:30 – 8:30 P.M. EST. The hearing was conducted amidst growing calls… Read More »Press Release: Canadian Parliamentary hearing on the human rights situation in the Philippines
The Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development is conducting a briefing on the human rights situation in the Philippines on May 4, 2021, 7:30 – 8:30 P.M. EST (May 5, 7:30 – 8:30… Read More »Media Advisory: Parliamentary Hearing on the Human Rights Situation in the Philippines
April 24 remains a historic and significant date for the Cordillera peoples. It was in the evening of this day in 1980 when soldiers belonging to the Philip pine Army’s 4th Infantry Division, under Lt. Leodegario Adalem, fired at two houses in the village of Bugnay, Tinglayan, Kalinga.
The Philippine Cordillera is the largest mountain range in the Philippines. It is also an administrative region and home to indigenous peoples who have been present for centuries. Today, aggressions and human rights violations persist in the Cordillera. The ancestral lands of indigenous peoples continue… Read More »Webinar on the Cordillere of the Philippines on march 11TH 2021
Presentation on media panel for the tabling of the parliamentary e-petition on the situation of human rights in the Philippines
Catherine Coumans, MiningWatch Canada February 25, 2021 The international human rights organization, Global Witness, reported that in 2019 over half of all reported killings of rights defenders occurred in just two countries, the Philippines and Colombia, and that mining was the deadliest sector with 50… Read More »Presentation on media panel for the tabling of the parliamentary e-petition on the situation of human rights in the Philippines
NEWS RELEASE February 25, 2021 Empty claims by Philippine gov’t at UN Human Rights Council “The reassuring diplomatic tone of Philippine Justice Secretary Guevarra’s message to the UN Human Rights Council yesterday cannot hide the raw truth that so far there has been no accountability… Read More »Empty claims by Philippine gov’t at UN Human Rights Council
Media Advisory: Parliamentary petition calls on canada to act on human rights abuses in the philippines
A petition calling on the Canadian Government to act on the increasing extrajudicial attacks on civilians and human rights defenders in the Philippines will be tabled to the House of Commons tomorrow, followed by a press conference. HOUSE OF COMMONS LIVE COVERAGE Ms. Heather McPherson… Read More »Media Advisory: Parliamentary petition calls on canada to act on human rights abuses in the philippines