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November 8, 2019

Imelda Pasinabo Sultan (50) and Ma. Lindy Perocho (53) insisted that the firearms and explosives found on top of paper files on the table were all planted by members of the police as commonly maneuvered to legitimize the arrest of activists who criticize the policies and programs of the Duterte Administration.

On the Recent Crackdown on Progressive Groups in the Philippines

As an organization that stands for human rights – which include freedom of expression and the right to protest – EngageMedia is concerned about the recent crackdown on human rights defenders, women, farmer and urban poor advocates, trade unionists, theatre workers, community journalists, and humanitarian organizations.

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