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Please take action on human rights defenders in the Philippines. Please copy the letter and forward it to the address provided. Thank you for taking action on behalf of human rights defenders at risk. Target adresses: Hon. Leila M. De Lima Secretary, Department of Justice (DOJ) Padre Faura Street...

Please download the full report here. Also available in Spanish ...

ESCR-Net have developed a Scoping Report highlighting six cases of corporate capture in different industries and across different regions.  The Scoping Report is a preliminary...

TO: Hon. Benigno Simeon Aquino III, President, Government of the Philippines CC: Hon. Jejomar Binay, Vice President, Republic of the Philippines. Chairman, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council\ Hon. Laarni Cayatano, Mayor, City Government of Taguig Hon. Loreta Anne Rosales, Chair,...

The Philippines found responsable for serious violations of women's rights, according to UN CEDAW and human rights groups

Defend Job dennounces that hundreds of small-vendors in Manila will lost their only way of living for the Pope Francis visit to Philippines

The Declaration resulted from a roundtable convened by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

On June 11th, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the President of The Philippines and the President of the Toyota Motor Corporation, to express serious concern about the ongoing harassment and intimidation of human rights defenders in the Philippines.

To: Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, President of The Philippines CC: Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Teresita Quintos-Deles, Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Hon. Rosalinda Baldoz, Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment Ms...

Defend Job Philippines celebrated a significant victory late February, when charges that had been filed against several grassroots leaders were dismissed by the Provincial Prosecutor in Daet, Camarines Norte