Posted on Feb 25, 2021

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 will table the petition at the “House of Commons proceedings Live at 10” on CPAC. You can view the proceedings at 10am EST at www.cpac.ca

press conferece

When: February 25, 2021, at 10:30am EST

Participants:

  • Heather McPherson, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Strathcona
  • Cristina Palabay, General Secretary, Karapatan
  • Bern Jagunos, International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines – Canada
  • Catherine Coumans, Asia-Pacific Program Coordinator, MiningWatch Canada
  • Moderator: Patricia Lisson, International Commission for Human Rights in the Philippines – Canada

Media coverage is highly requested. Click this link to join the press conference on Zoom at 10:30am EST. (Meeting ID: 895 6905 4602, Passcode: 105533)

Click this link to view the English and French press releases.

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