Rights defenders urge the United Nations (UN) anew to investigate human rights violations amid worsening economic crisis
July 1, 2023
Delegation members of the Philippine Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Watch network are in Geneva to report continuing rights abuses and lack of accountability amid a worsening economic crisis under the first year of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s presidency.
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.
November 14, 2022
April 4, 2022
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