human rights

Marcos Jr administration doesn’t uphold the economic rights of Filipinos

December 10, 2022

The Marcos Jr administration entered its sixth month in office failing in its responsibility to uphold economic, social an cultural rights

Gov’t fails to convince int’l community of improved human rights situation in PH

November 15, 2022

At the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review, many countries expressed concerns about ongoing human rights violations in the country and the Philippine government’s inadequate responses to recommendations made in the last cycle in 2017.

PH government misleading UN on state of social and economic rights

November 12, 2022

The Philippine government grossly misleads the United Nations Human Rights Council about the state of social and economic rights in the country in the report it belatedly submitted for the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review, according to the Philippine UPR Watch network.

PH government violating social and economic rights during and after COVID-19

November 11, 2022

The policies of the Philippine government during and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 adversely affected the realization of economic, social and cultural rights for the people.

IBON submits report on state of Philippine economy to United Nations

April 4, 2022

NEWS

The poorest 70-80% of Filipinos are denied their right to development while government economic policies continue to bolster the wealth of super-rich oligarchs and the profits of large corporations

Duterte admin banning aid to hide human rights violations

September 24, 2019

Research group IBON, a member of the multisectoral network AidWatch, said that the Duterte administration is stopping talks on new official development assistance (ODA) from 18 countries as part of its efforts to hide the worsening domestic human rights situation. This includes Spain which is supporting the Commission on Human Rights (CHR). The group said […]