Karapatan supports the call for unconditional provision for humanitarian aid and shelter for the Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshi refugees and asylum seekers.
We are alarmed at the statements by officials of the Philippine government putting conditions before providing aid to the refugees. Immigration chief Siegfried Mison said that those without travel documents will be denied entry to the country, while Department of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Charles Jose said that economic and security concerns will be taken into account.
Urgent Appeal of Commission 3 of the International League for People’s Struggles
On human rights in the civil, political, economic, social and cultural fields against state violence, national oppression, class exploitation and oppression, gender oppression, fascism, casteism, racism and religious bigotry; and justice and indemnification for the victims of illegal arrest and detention (especially political prisoners), violations of due process, torture, extra-judicial executions, disappearances, mass displacement, and other blatant forms of human rights violations
URGENT APPEAL FOR THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE DR. G. N. SAIBABA AND ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS
Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights – Philippines fervently greets and congratulates the Frente Popular Revolucionario (FPR) on its fourth Congress on May 1 – 3, 2014.
We salute the FPR for its 13 years of endeavor to lay down the foundation for a strong and large national organization closely linked with the workers and masses of Mexico and deeply embroiled in their struggle.
We, the Filipino people, share with Mexico the same history of conquest and revolution.
FREE THE PERUVIAN LAWYERS AND POLITICAL ACTIVISTS!
April 29, 2014
Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights – Philippines strongly condemns the arrest of four human rights lawyers, together with 34 political activists, in Peru on trumped-up charges. The lawyers, including Alfredo Crespo, Carlos Gamero and Manuel Fajardo, are counsels of political activists and prisoners, including the alleged leader of Sendero Luminoso, Abimael Guzman.