Human Rights Watch urges the Philippine government to 'stop depicting itself as the victim'
'The ICC’s action is a rebuke of the Philippine government’s campaign of denial and distraction seemingly designed to deflect growing evidence of extrajudicial executions,' says Human Rights Watch
(UPDATED) 'Dapat din nating bigyang-diin ang diwa ng pagdiriwang na ito, dahil sa mga nakababahalang balita tungkol sa malawakang paglabag sa karapatang pantao, lalo na sa mga nasa laylayan ng lipunan,' says the Vice President
In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) says the involvement of IBP with its current 60,000-membership now 'sends forth a ripple of hope in this troubling and violent crimes besetting our country'
Organizations now plan to simplify and bring human rights closer to the ground and everyday life
President Rodrigo Duterte paints human rights defenders as an obstacle to the change he promised according to iDEFEND s Ellecer Carlos