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
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
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
NEWS RELEASE February 25, 2021 Empty claims by Philippine gov’t at UN Human Rights Council “The reassuring diplomatic tone of Philippine Justice Secretary Guevarra’s message to the UN Human Rights Council yesterday cannot hide the raw truth that so far there has been no accountability… Read More »Empty claims by Philippine gov’t at UN Human Rights Council