Protests vs killings in Philippines, return of Marcoses echo in Geneva

Manila, Philippines – Filipino human rights activists on Friday rallied in Geneva, Switzerland, to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the martial law declaration by dictator Ferdinand Marcos, a day after the International People’s Tribunal found President Rodrigo Duterte guilty of Read More …

Duterte cancels Canada Bell helicopter deal

Manila, Philippines – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, February 9, abruptly cancelled a $235 million contract to buy 16 helicopters from Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government ordered a review over human rights concerns. “I want to tell Read More …

Trillanes to ask Senate to probe Duterte, Inday Sara ‘bank accounts’

Manila, Philippines – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Sunday said he will file a resolution seeking a Senate probe into alleged bank records of President Rodrigo Duterte and members of his family. “With this resolution, I am accepting President Duterte’s Read More …