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
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
What follows is an ecumenical letter from KAIROS, the United Church of Canada, and the Anglican Church of Canada—signed by Archbishops Linda Nicholls and Mark MacDonald—to the Federal Government concerning the deteriorating human rights situation in the Philippines: Dear Minister Garneau, KAIROS unites ten Canadian… Read More »Ecumenical letter on the deteriorating human rights situation in the philippines
Message of Solidarity – from Billie Pierre and Nlaka’ Pamux/Saulteaux nations on the trumped-up charge against Windel Bolinget and the Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA)
Windel Bolinget belongs to the Kankanaey and Bontok indigenous peoples in Mountain Province. He has been an environment defender and human rights activist for more than half of his life. To date, he served the CPA for 23 years as Education Commission Officer, Secretary General… Read More »Message of Solidarity – from Billie Pierre and Nlaka’ Pamux/Saulteaux nations on the trumped-up charge against Windel Bolinget and the Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA)
The Vancouver and Distruct Labour Council (VDLC) sent a letter to the office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on January 6, 2021, in support of the release of several unionists and labour organizers who were arrested in the Philippines on December 10th 2020, on International… Read More »Vancouver Labour Council Calls For Release Of Imprisoned Unionists In The Philippines
Reference persons:Patricia Lisson, Chair, ICHRP-CanadaDoug Booker, Secretary-General, ICHRP-Canada 16 December 2020 The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines – Canada (ICHRP-Canada), vehemently condemns as reports of red tagging, killings and mass arrests of human rights defenders and activists continue to pour in. ICHRP-Canada… Read More »ICHRP-Canada Statement on the Killings of Dr. Mary Rose and Edwin Sancelan
Reference persons:Patricia Lisson, Chair, ICHRP-CanadaDoug Booker, Secretary-General, ICHRP-Canada December 15, 2020 ICHRP-Canada strongly deplores the mass arrest of trade union organizers, Dennise Velasco of Defend Jobs Philippines, Romina Astudillo, Deputy Secretary-General of Kilusang Mayo Uno-Metro Manila, Mark Ryan Cruz, Regional Executive Committee of KMU-Metro Manila,… Read More »ICHRP-Canada Statement on the Human Rights Day Mass Arrest of Union Organizers
ICHRP-Canada condemns the arrest of Amanda Echanis, and demands the immediate release of Amanda and her child, Randall Emmanuel. Amanda, once the youngest political prisoner in the Philippines, is its most recent. Her parents, Linda and Randy Echanis, were political prisoners in the 1990s. At… Read More »Free Amanda Echanis! Free All Political Prisoners in the Philippines!
From December 1st to 10th, ICHRP-Canada will be holding 10 Days of Solidarity for the Philippines! We’ll be highlighting our campaigns, sharing information about the human rights situation in the Philippines, and hosting three online events. We’ll also be holding a country-wide day of action… Read More »Announcing ICHRP-Canada’s 10 days of solidarity with the Philippines!