A day before the International Women’s Day, Bulatlat is featuring four Filipino women journalists who have been subjected to attacks for using her voice and pen to call out those in power as well as how they stood and remained steadfast in their cause for press freedom.
Day: March 7, 2020
Highlights of complaints submitted to UN human rights body
At least 16 faith-based and rights organizations have submitted their reports on the human rights situation in the Philippines. This is in response to the call for submission by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachellet after the UN Human Rights Council adopted the Iceland’s resolution to look into the…
Senators, int’l groups support rights defenders facing perjury raps
“He [Duterte] has once again blatantly weaponized the law against those who dare stand up against his atrocious policies.”
Dumagat paramilitary detained, accused of being NPA
“Even members of their mercenary force like Ime, an indigenous Dumagat and an active Cafgu, experience harassment. For P4,500, the Army gets to step on indigenous people’s rights and dignity.”