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Gov’t of Canada Statement re: the situation of human rights defenders in the Philippines

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

Press Release: Canadian Parliamentary hearing on the human rights situation 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

Defend Cordillera!

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.

Presentation on media panel for the tabling of the parliamentary e-petition on the situation of human rights in the Philippines

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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

“Tokhang”-Style Raids Against Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines

The Philippines is moving in a dangerous direction by placing human rights defenders, government critics, and all those working to improve the lives of ordinary Filipinos in grave danger. The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP-Canada), strongly condemns a state sanctioned resolution… Read More »“Tokhang”-Style Raids Against Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines