“There is no excuse for the State to commit any form of human rights violation against any of its citizens, including Human Rights Defenders. Thus, the red-tagging of Northern Dispatch as a creation of the CPP and its personnel as communist front personalities constitutes human rights violations.”
Day: August 31, 2021
On National Heroes’ Day, various groups held a protest caravan assailing the irregularities in the government’s COVID-19 pandemic response. They declared that corruption amid a pandemic is the “most immoral of its kind.”
Human rights group Karapatan documented 19 victims of enforced disappearances under the Duterte administration. This despite the Anti-Enforced or Involuntary Disappearance Act of 2012 supposedly in force.