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
REGISTER:https://investigate.ph/focus The alarming human rights situation in the Philippines is drawing international concern. Following the June 2020 Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) report, people’s organizations and civil society demanded an independent international investigation of the Philippine human rights situation amid… Read More »WEBINAR: Focus on the Philippines: Stop Red Tagging!
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.
UPDATE: Sign onto the open letter to the Prime Minister’s office regarding Bloody Sunday. On Sunday March 7, 2021, acting on manufactured search warrants, the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) conducted joint raids on the offices of activist and… Read More »Bloody Sunday in the Philippines