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Remove PH as member, group urges UN rights council

Sep 30, 2017 - 5:47 PM

'The Philippines has exhibited a total mockery of international human rights mechanisms,' the group Philippine Universal Periodic Review Watch says

REMOVE PH. The Philippine UPR Watch is calling on the United Nations to remove the Philippines as a member of the UN Human Rights Council. Photo from Philippine UPR Watch

PH rejects calls by UN member-states for probe into EJKs

Sep 23, 2017 - 10:33 PM

The Philippine delegation insists that deaths from police operations 'are not EJKs'

HUMAN RIGHTS REVIEW. The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) air a live webcast from Geneva, Switzerland of the 3rd Cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Philippines at the CHR Central Office in Quezon City on September 22, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

In May UN report, PH boasted of higher CHR budget

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:57 AM

The budget of the CHR grew by 165 from 2012 to 2017 the Philippines told the United Nations in May

FACING UN. Then-senator Alan Peter Cayetano speaks during the Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on May 8, 2017 at the UN offices in Geneva. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

UPR masih terganjal isu LGBT dan minoritas

Jul 25, 2017 - 8:05 PM

Isu yang dipermasalahkan selalu berulang setiap sidang UPR

DILG official to push for human rights office

May 15, 2017 - 1:29 PM

It is expected to remedy the fear of witnesses to testify against vigilante style killers and accused cops

Human Rights Watch slams Cayetano for defending 'the indefensible'

May 10, 2017 - 2:10 PM

The global group says the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte is delusional for thinking it can sway other countries from pushing for accountability over drug related killings

China on Duterte drug war: Respect PH sovereignty

May 09, 2017 - 2:25 PM

China lauds the Philippines for its promotion and protection of human rights as 45 other UN member states voice concern over drug related killings

CHR refutes Cayetano: We did not change definition of EJKs

May 08, 2017 - 10:47 PM

The Commission on Human Rights joins at least 45 UN member states in calling on the Philippine government to conduct a thorough investigation and hold accountable those behind the killings

Countries urge PH not to revive death penalty

May 08, 2017 - 6:34 PM

In Geneva UN member states remind a Philippine delegation that reviving the death penalty is against international laws which the country had signed

Cayetano to UN: No new wave of killings in PH

May 08, 2017 - 5:30 PM

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano blames critics and the media for supposedly changing the definition of extrajudicial killings aimed at deceiving the world about President Duterte s war on drugs

CHR to observe Duterte gov't report to UN Human Rights Council

May 05, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says the Universal Periodic Review is more of a constructive dialogue on the human rights situation in the Philippines

Hadapi sidang ke-27 Dewan HAM PBB, Indonesia kembali dicecar isu hukuman mati dan Papua

May 05, 2017 - 6:48 AM

Delegasi Dewan HAM menyambut baik dan mengapresiasi berbagai kemajuan yang telah dicapai oleh Indonesia

SIDANG UPR. Indonesia bersama 13 negara lainnya akan dinilai perkembangan Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) di sidang ke-27 Dewan HAM PBB di Jenewa, Swiss pada Rabu, 3 Mei. Foto diambil dari situs American University Washington College of Law Centre for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law

SAKSIKAN: Indonesia menghadapi sidang ke-27 UPR Dewan HAM di Jenewa

May 03, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Indonesia akan memaparkan apa saja pencapaian di bidang Hak Asasi Manusia di bawah pemerintahan Presiden Joko Jokowi Widodo

UPR. Menteri Luar Negeri, Retno Marsudi (ketiga dari kiri) tengah membacakan laporan pencapain Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) Indonesia di hadapan majelis Dewan HAM PBB di Jenewa, Swiss, pada Rabu, 3 Mei. Foto oleh Kementerian Luar Negeri

Mempertanyakan nasib kaum LGBTIQ di Indonesia

Oct 15, 2016 - 11:19 PM

Profiling LGBTIQ mulai bergeser dari pendosa menjadi kelompok berbahaya yang rawan dikriminalisasi

LGBT. Ilustrasi oleh Rappler

Indonesia tertatih-tatih memenuhi rekomendasi Dewan HAM PBB

Oct 15, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Mayoritas rekomendasi di bidang kebebasan beragama dan berkeyakinan dinilai oleh Komnas HAM belum dijalankan oleh Pemerintah Indonesia

UPR. Komisi Nasional Hak Asasi Manusia memaparkan laporan yang disusun dalam Tinjauan Universal Berkala (UPR) PBB 2017. Foto oleh Ursula Florene/Rappler