(UPDATED) A Pentagon spokesman on Wednesday says the coalition will investigate the alleged strike
The order for reparations for 304 victims of former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga is set to be a landmark step for the world's only permanent war crimes court.
'I wanted to tell you that violence is never a way out of desolation; that there is change in hope, not in fear'
There 'was no contradiction' between President Rodrigo Duterte and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says
Katy Perry bicara dalam gala tahunan Kampanye Hak Asasi Manusia tentang toleransi dan dukungan terhadap hak kaum gay
Katy Perry, who was a conservative Christian, speaks about the annual Human Rights Campaign gala about tolerance and advocating for gay rights
The Philippine National Police chief says he has yet to get reports of this alleged scheme
'Letty' made a name for herself in diplomacy and politics, and championed culture and women's rights
President Rodrigo Duterte says he has nothing against gays, but marriage is only for man and woman under the law
This is the first non-Filipino Catholic bishops' conference to speak out against human rights abuses in Duterte-led Philippines
Foreign Minister Bishop also talks about technology, women empowerment, and the rise of strongmen
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says only Congress, not the Department of Labor and Employment, can completely ban contractualization
A lawyer says about 100 similar cases are being readied against policemen
Has the militant rights group spoken out strongly against the wave of extrajudicial killings of drug suspects in the Philippines?
(UPDATED) 'To know that the international community's eyes are on us and to feel that human rights advocates are watching over our country gives us comfort, courage, and hope,' says Robredo in taped message for a UN meeting on extrajudicial killings
'The Philippine government is duty-bound to defend and protect our sovereign and territorial right over this region,' says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
Let’s not allow ourselves to be easily persuaded that the police are reformed and that their prejudicial application of the law is a thing of the past
The UN's top expert on the human rights situation in North Korea, Tomas Ojea Quintana, tells the council in Geneva that increasing military tensions in the Asia-Pacific region have further isolated the Stalinist state
The toll represents an increase of about 9,000 since December, when government ally Russia and rebel backer Turkey brokered a nationwide cessation of hostilities
Refugee men are at the end of the queue when it comes to resettlement. In Indonesia, without the right to work, days are long and endless, as they wait indefinitely for a chance for a better life.
The Human Rights Victims' Claims Board releases its initial list of Martial Law victims who can claim partial monetary reparations from the government
'This really has to stop, kailangang matiyak ng [local government unit] 'yung security ng health worker nila,' says Irene Fariñas of the Doctors to the Barrios Foundation
If only Apolinario Mabini's draft constitution was not politicized by his nemeses, Filipinas would have started enjoying the rights they have now as early as 1898
With the recent celebration of International Women's Day, it's time to ask: Has President Duterte been good or bad for women empowerment?
The man will go before the Gruyere criminal court on charges of human trafficking, encouraging prostitution, sexual acts with children and child pornography, prosecutors say
Lawyer Jude Sabio says he wants to file by end of March the crimes against humanity case in relation to extrajudicial killings
One of the Women's March organizers gives tips on how to stay involved and how to keep the momentum going in your daily lives.
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(UPDATED) Protesters took to the streets in cities around the world marking International Women's Day with strikes and marches demanding equal rights
The creation of the new team comes after former policeman Arturo Lascañas told the Senate that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered killings when he was Davao City mayor
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says, 'In the meantime, there's a law which allows certain forms of contractualization. That is what we will implement.'
The Commission on Human Rights also says 'jurisprudence on most serious crimes do not include narcotics crimes,' the only offenses retained in the House bill
On March 8, International Women’s Month, Maria Ressa talks to Vice President Leni Robredo about what the government can do to invest in young girls today and end poverty by 2030
The more we bring down other women, the longer it will take until we get the equality we desire
The retired Davao policeman's testimony on the Davao Death Squad has no value, says Senator Panfilo Lacson. 'It's filed and noted.'
Ai India says its Boeing 777 travelled from Delhi to San Francisco and back again with an all-female crew last week, the first time such a flight has circumnavigated the globe
Some recent developments have feminists worried about such key issues as abortion rights, pay equity and gender-based violence
Participants dressed in purple and pink carried posters, proudly declaring themselves feminists, decrying sexual abuse and violence against women, and calling for an end to gender discrimination.
BenCab, Jose Tence Ruiz, and Julie Lluch join other artists, poets, photographers, and journalists in HUDYAT sa FEU – a show of solidarity for human dignity amid the spate of killings
The Rome Statute is precisely designed to demolish the wall of impunity with which state officials commit human rights violations, like the ones occurring on a virtually daily basis in our midst
The report itself paints a bleak picture of the human rights situation in many countries, but there is no attempt to draw out a global theme or to say whether things are generally getting better or worse
'The most significant human rights problems were killings allegedly undertaken by vigilantes, security forces, and insurgents,' the US State Department says
The Philippines effectively domesticated the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court when it enacted Republic Act 9851 – the commander in chief can be held liable for crimes against humanity
'They are probably Russian air strikes,' says the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. 45 people are also wounded.
Ultra-conservative lawmaker Vitaly Milonov urges Russia's culture ministry to check the upcoming film, which contains Disney's 'first exclusively gay moment'
Most of the fleeing civilians have gone to areas around Manbij, under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces
Lascañas' public confession creates a stir inside the Senate and exposes a divided upper chamber