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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)

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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)

Vancouver Labour Council Calls For Release Of Imprisoned Unionists In The Philippines

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

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 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

ICHRP-Canada Statement on the Human Rights Day Mass Arrest of Union Organizers

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

Announcing ICHRP-Canada’s 10 days of solidarity with 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!

Campaign launch: Defend Negros Island

TOPIC: Launch of ICHRP-Canada’s Defend Negros Island campaignDATE: Friday, November 6th, 2020TIME: 6pm PST / 9pm EST / 10am PHT (Nov 7)LENGTH: 1.5 hours REGISTRATION LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMof-quqTgvH9S-L5XtuFxzSciGoHP-LvAaFACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2701605186721028/ SPEAKERS: – Clarizza Singson, Secretary General of Karapatan Negros Island – Julie Ann Balora, Spokesperson of… Read More »Campaign launch: Defend Negros Island

ICHRP Canada launches Campaign for political prisoners in the Philippines

There are over 600 political prisoners in the Philippines. Despite dangerous overcrowding, terrible conditions, and the looming pandemic which has already killed several prisoners, the Philippine state refuses to grant release. In light of this, the Canada section of the International Coalition for Human Rights… Read More »ICHRP Canada launches Campaign for political prisoners in the Philippines