UN torture review must spur reforms
26 April 2016
Philippines: UN torture review must spur reforms
The Philippines authorities ust use its review at the UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) in Geneva from 27-28 April as an opportunity to break with its dark...
Historic ruling on police torture in Ph
1 April 2016
Philippines: Historic ruling on police torture following Amnesty International campaign
A historic ruling by a Philippines court this week in which a police officer was convicted of torturing bus driver Jerryme Corre plants...
AMNESTY SAYS PNOY FAILED YOLANDA VICTIMS
31 MARCH 2016
AMNESTY SAYS PNOY FAILED YOLANDA VICTIMS, RIGHTS RECORDS DISMAL
Cebu City - The Philippine government is in dire need of a rights-based approach in implementing its disaster risk reduction and management plan especially...
Do what is right for the people, Mindanao solons urged
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES
28 MARCH 2016
AMNESTY URGES MINDANAO SOLONS AND CANDIDATES, DO WHAT IS RIGHT FOR THE PEOPLE
Cagayan de Oro City - A recurring and central threat to people’s rights in Mindanao is the government’s failure...
‘I was 12 years old when they took my dad away – we never saw him again’
29 May 2015
Filipino national Ronaldo Lopez Ulep was arrested in front of three of his children at his home in the Qatari capital, Doha, on 7 April 2010.
After being repeatedly tortured in...
Happy birthday, Jerryme!
On 16 February, Jerryme Corre celebrated his birthday, joined by his wife and Amnesty Philippines staff at Angeles City Jail. Jerryme has spent the last three years imprisoned there after...
The Philippines has a dark, open secret
When a man’s severed head turns up in Manila Bay with three gunshots through the cranium, one would reasonably expect the authorities to fast-track the investigation of such a grisly...