Eleven countries, 15 cities worldwide to join Sept.21 global day of action vs. Philippine killings

International pressure on the Arroyo administration over human rights issues is expected to intensify next week as nine countries and 15 cities worldwide are expected to join the September 21 Global Day of Action Against Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines, according to the umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan). The Global Day of Action is […]

Historic International Solidarity Mission in the Philippines kicks off

Manila, Philippines–On August 14th, 2005, human rights advocates and families of the victims convened with 85 foreign delegates from 16 countries, to kick off the International Solidarity Mission (ISM) 2005. Delegates to the ISM 2005 will divide up in smaller groups and visit the places where the grossest human rights violations (HRVs) have taken place: […]