Tags: Human Rights Watch

‘Weaponizing human rights?’ | Rights group refutes Duterte’s ‘lies’ at the UN assembly

“Duterte would rather discredit human rights defenders and institutions than acknowledge that there are extrajudicial killings and other violations in the Philippines. He continues to deny what the whole world has already come to recognize.”

Prison deaths underreported, watchdog says

“The Philippines is facing a real catastrophe if nothing is done to improve the dire health and overcrowding situation in its jails.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Human Rights Watch claimed that the Philippine government has not fully reported prison deaths, and raised concerns that COVID-19 is spreading…