Tags: human rights defenders

Duterte’s ‘order of battle,’ a portent of an imminent dictatorship?

“This poison list disguising as petition filed by the DOJ is actually a kill list and an arrest list. Anyone can be a target of extrajudicial killing or illegal arrest using this DOJ petition as a pretext. An alias in the list can be alleged to anyone and that is what makes the petition and list even more precarious.”

‘Vicious’| Groups condemn arrest warrant for 15 activists aiding Lumad evacuees

“We call on President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately put an end to the political repression and persecution of human rights defenders.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat MANILA – An alliance of children’s rights advocate groups is calling on President Duterte to step in on the continued harassment on progressive leaders and members, especially with…