Latest News

No justice for first EJK victim under Aquino

“BS Aquino’s only effort on the case of Fernando Baldomero, the first victim of extrajudicial killing under his reign, was to lie before the public during his first State of the Nation Address that Baldomero’s case is already resolved. With his last SONA coming up, BS Aquino could not brag about human rights as hundreds more were killed after Baldomero,” said Cristina Palabay, Karapatan secretary general said on the fifth year of Fernando Baldomero’s killing.

Karapatan, kin of political prisoners thank showbiz personalities for support

Karapatan and relatives of political prisoners lauded the efforts of The Actors Guild of the Philippines and the Film Artists Group led by human rights advocate and artist Maria Isabel Lopez and beauty queen Evangeline Pascual in mounting the successful benefit exhibit of showbiz personalities for the campaign and welfare fund of political prisoners in the Philippines. 

Release all political prisoners, Karapatan dares Malacanang

“We have heard this line before,” Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said in reaction to Malacanang’s declaration of openness to talk peace with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). “If and when Malacanang releases peace consultants of the NDFP and withdraw all trumped-up criminal charges against them, then maybe we can believe it’s more than just a press release,” Palabay said. 

Political prisoner Isidro de Lima interrogated in jail; family harassed

Karapatan strongly criticized the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-National Capital Region (CIDG-NCR) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for violating the rights of political prisoner Isidro de Lima by subjecting him to interrogation and bribery. 

Pull out troops in Mindanao!


Zambasulta-Sabah Evacuation Docu Report

Zambasulta Documentation Report  

View the report here.

UPR Watch logo 

UPR Watch Banner 

Read the report.

Join us on Facebook


You may also want to visit:



free all political prisoners  



Int'l Conference on HR & Peace in the Phils