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US vows to help PH face human rights challenge

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AFP and INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

United States Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg on Saturday said his government remained committed to assisting the Philippines deal with “human rights challenges” in the face of a US State Department report criticizing the country for failing to stamp out extrajudicial killings.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Rights abuses continue in PH–US report

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Jonas Burgos (contributed photo), CHR Chair Etta Rosales (Inquirer.net file photo), US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP file photo)

Human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances by government security forces, continued unabated in the Philippines in the past year, according to the US State Department’s 2014 Human Rights Report released here on Thursday.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Human Rights Watch: PH fails in ending impunity

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Jonas Burgos, Gerry Ortega. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

The Philippine government failed to end impunity in extrajudicial killings, torture and enforced disappearances, an international group said Monday.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

EU pours P570M into PH project to fight rights abuses

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A P570-million comprehensive reform program funded by the European Union to help the Philippine government address the problems of human rights violations and long-term reform of the justice system was launched Thursday.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Europe,Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Palace: Human rights advocacy our policy

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Skewered every now and then over unresolved cases of extrajudicial killings, disappearances and torture, Malacañang on Monday stressed its commitment to human rights and released a list of initiatives in its campaign against human rights violations.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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