Tags: Philippine National Police

Lawyers, urban poor ask QC court to stop compulsory drug testing

By BULATLAT MANILA – Human rights lawyers and urban poor residents of Quezon City has asked the courts to order a halt to the so-called “voluntary” drug testing being conducted by the Philippine National Police in communities in the city. The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) led 30 Quezon city residents who filed a…

“Sins against Filipino women are being committed on a daily basis.”

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission The widely publicised video of a police torture has drawn mixed reactions and opinions from the public, including lawmakers, lawyers and human rights groups, who have all joined in the chorus condemning such a barbaric and cruel act. Most of them share the opinion that ‘lack of…

Dennis Rodinas, a lay worker of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines, was subjected to “custodial debriefing” at a military camp in Misamis Occidental and has not been heard from. His family is concerned that he may end up the latest victim of human-rights atrocities in the Philippines.