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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

Philippines pushes ahead with draconian Anti-Terror Law in the wake of damning UN human rights report

The first week of June saw two seismic events related to the human rights situation in the Philippines. On one hand, the United Nations Commission on Human Rights released a long-awaited and damning report on the state of human rights in the Philippines and the… Read More »Philippines pushes ahead with draconian Anti-Terror Law in the wake of damning UN human rights report