“The state has been aggressive in witch-hunting its critics primarily in the government sector.”
Category: Human Rights
“Progressive culture and artistic expression are the only weapons we wield against fascism and repression.”
The attacks against lawyers “impair the ability of lawyers to provide effective legal representation, make
lawyers increasingly wary of working on sensitive cases, and consequently severely undermine the proper functioning of the rule of law and the adequate protection of rights, including the right to remedies and fair trial.”
“There is a generation of orphaned children now deprived of parental nurturance, case and guidance because of the enforced separation of parents and guardians due to disappearance, detention and series of killings across the nations.”
“Lives were ruined because of martial law. No child deserves to live in that condition.”
Alexa Placada was last seen in barangay Magsaysay, General Luna, Quezon while being arrested by still unknown unit of the Philippine Army.
“I am here to seek justice for my son.”
“In the end, it boils down to the question of what can we do.”
Clamor said the attempts to discredit human rights defenders and progressive organisations aim to prevent them from pursuing justice for the victims of rights violations.
“The elderly and the sick are arrested on trumped-up charges while the convicted rapists are freed.”
“The current news splash about the fake Inopacan murder charge is intended by the Duterte regime to draw away public attention from the scandalous release of 2,000 criminals convicted of drug trading, murder, rape and other heinous crimes,” Sison said.