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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Making Video for Change amidst Media Freedom attacks

  Manila, Philippines: In 2010, the entire world was shaken by the gruesome massacre of 32 journalists and 26 civilians in Maguindanao by then-leading political clan Ampatuan. With 70 suspects still at-large, it is dubbed as the single deadliest event for journalists in history. Under

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AJAR’s Asian Video Stories

These videos by AJAR (Asia Justice and Rights) aim to share experiences of victims of extrajudicial killings, military dictatorship, and violent extremisms, as well as facilitate exchange among survivors, the civil society and policymakers in the region.
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