UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights - updates

Rappler's latest stories on UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights


PH gov't to UN: Consider anti-drug campaign 'beyond the headlines'

Nov 02, 2016 - 2:25 PM

NEDA Deputy Director General Rosemarie Edillon in a dialogue with a UN committee says the Philippines is addressing the drug problem with treatment and rehabilitation among others

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

UN committee to Philippines: Stop extrajudicial killings

Oct 12, 2016 - 6:40 PM

The UN panel also says declarations by top officials may be seen to encourage and legitimize violence against drug users including extrajudicial killings

PRAYING FOR VICTIMS. Activists hold a candle-light vigil on September 16, 2016, for victims of recent extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

UN committee examines human rights in Philippines

Sep 30, 2016 - 10:37 AM

Recent extrajudicial killings in the Philippines seemed to target the poorest populations UN human rights experts say

EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS. Two kittens walk next to the body of a suspected drug pusher lying a pavement next to a motorcycle after he was killed during an encounter with police in Pasig City on September 23, 2016. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP