“Two dead, four missing, a family assaulted and five minors tortured by government forces in Mindanao – all in a span of two weeks! This is the real face of martial law, the reality that the Duterte regime is desperately trying to whitewash. The government, however, is still eyeing the extension of military rule in … Continue reading Two weeks in Mindanao: Two farmers shot, four teachers abducted, five students tortured and a family assaulted
“Karapatan condemns the worsening spate of attacks against activists and rights defenders, perpetrated by the Duterte regime and its security forces. Just this week, nine activists were illegally arrested in separate incidents in Laguna and Nueva Ecija, while two others were also declared missing. The spike in attacks are a compounded result of the government’s … Continue reading Attacks vs activists escalate as 9 are arrested, 2 declared missing in the past week
Als Teil des Programms für Menschenrechtsverteidiger hat die Organisation Human Rights Matter (HRM) den Fall von R. G. gegen Tadschikistan als Bevollmächtigte des Antragstellers vor den Menschenrechtsausschuss der Vereinten Nationen gebracht. HRM behauptet, dass Tadschikistan gegen den Internationalen Pakt über bürgerliche und politische Rechte verstoße. Der Kläger ist Herr R. G*, ein Tadschikischer Staatsangehöriger. Der … Continue reading Human Rights Matter übermittelt den Fall von R. G. gegen Tadschikistan an den Menschenrechtsausschuss der Vereinten Nationen
As part of its Human Rights Defenders’ Program, Human Rights Matter (HRM) has communicated the Case of R. G. against Tajikistan as the legal representative of an applicant to the United Nations Human Rights Committee, alleging that Tajikistan is in violation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The applicant is Mr. R. … Continue reading Human Rights Matter Communicates the Case of R. G. against Tajikistan to the United Nations Human Rights Committee
My name is Inga Jäkel, I want to share my experiences in the Philippines. Between January - December 2014, I lived and worked in various areas of the “Country with the 7.107 islands”. I was there with a German NGO called IPON (International Peace Observer Network) that cooperates with Human Rights Defenders (HRD), such as Human Rights organizations and individual persons in the Philippines. The main field of work is to show presence as an international observer, to accompany HRDs, to observe and to inform the public. We have two teams in the Philippines, situated in Mindanao, Malaybalay and Negros Island, Bacolod. Both teams work with different HRDs, however the situation the HRDs are facing is virtually identical in most cases.
Von:Laura-Kathrin Behlich Die Delegation der Europäischen Union nach Singapur hat am 04. Dezember 2014 ein Seminar zum Thema "Die Rolle der Gerichtsbarkeit in der Stärkung und dem Schutz der Menschenrechte" abgehalten. Es überrascht in diesem Zusammenhang, dass die Sprecher nicht vorab einer genaueren Auswahl unterzogen werden. Insbesondere geht es hier um Frau Dr. Thio Li-Ann, … Continue reading GLBT PROTEST AT EUROPEAN UNION HUMAN RIGHTS SEMINAR IN SINGAPORE: Menschenrechtsaktivismus in Singapur
By: Cheryl Leong Should European Union diplomats be held to the same standards of human rights advocacy overseas? On December 4th The Delegation of The European Union of Singapore organized a human rights seminar. This seminar was entitled “The Role of Judiciary in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights”. It was to the horror of … Continue reading GLBT PROTEST AT EUROPEAN UNION HUMAN RIGHTS SEMINAR IN SINGAPORE
By Nonoy Espina It is to be expected that when President Benigno Aquino III visits Europe, he will boast of his administration’s great strides in ridding the Philippines of corruption, resuscitating its economy, establishing peace in the troubled south, and uplifting the lives of the people. What will be left unsaid or, at best, glossed … Continue reading Media Killings Continue in the Philippines