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Human rights activists ‘never had it so good’ under Duterte admin – Panelo

Dec 20, 2018 - 12:56 PM

Malacañang makes this claim while President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to have human rights activists gunned down and has even warned he would slap UN special rapporteurs

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo at the sidelines of the 85th anniversary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) at The Forum of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Grounds in Pasay City on December 6, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Missing Ukrainian activist found after torture ordeal

Jan 31, 2014 - 9:38 PM

A leading Ukrainian opposition activist who vanished for 8 days emerged bloodied and badly beaten

Rights group urges Saudi to halt activist 'intimidation'

Dec 18, 2013 - 9:33 AM

HRW: The absolute monarchy has intensified a campaign to silence rights activists since the outbreak of the Arab Spring uprisings in early 2011

Blind Chinese activist Chen due to arrive in Taiwan

Jun 23, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Chen will fly in to Taipei late Sunday night from New York after New York University announced earlier this month that it would be parting ways with Chen

In this file photo, Chinese human rights activist, Chen Guangcheng, participates in the opening of the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF), in Oslo, Norway, 13 May 2013. Photo by EPA/Berit Roald