Philippines

Philippines: Disappointing ruling blocks reproductive health law - 19 March 2013

Headline Title:  Philippines High Court blocks reproductive health law A ruling by the Philippines’ Supreme Court to halt a new law on reproductive health is a leap backwards for human rights in the country, Amnesty International said. In a new ruling, the Philippines’ Supreme Court decided to halt a law on reproductive health. Media Node:  Philippines Story Location:  Philippines 11° 35' 36.2688" N, 123° 34' 27.1884" E “The law is a historical milestone in the protection of women’s rights in the Philippines as it strikes down some longstanding barriers for women’s access to sexual and reproductive health. Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International's Deputy Asia-Pacific Director. ” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International's Deputy Asia-Pacific Director. URL:  From conception to operationalization: implementing the Philippine Reproductive Health Act in line with international human rights law Description:  Briefing, 7 March 2013.

Filipinas debe poner en libertad a un preso de conciencia tras retirarse los cargos contra él

Un poeta y activista filipino que ha pasado casi dos años detenido por cargos falsos debe quedar en libertad inmediatamente, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional tras saber que el Departamento de Justicia de Filipinas ha retirado todos los cargos contra él. Un poeta y activista filipino que ha pasado casi dos años detenido por cargos falsos debe quedar en libertad inmediatamente, ha dicho Amnistía Internacional tras saber que el Departamento de Justic

Philippines. Les autorités doivent libérer un prisonnier d’opinion, les charges retenues contre lui ayant été abandonnées

Un poète et militant philippin détenu sur la base d’accusations forgées de toutes pièces pendant près de deux ans doit être remis immédiatement en liberté, a déclaré Amnesty International, soulignant que le ministère philippin de la Justice a abandonné toutes les charges retenues contre lui. Un poète et militant philippin détenu sur la base d’accusations forgées de toutes pièces pendant près de deux ans doit être remis immédiatement en liberté, a déclaré Amnesty International, souligna

Philippines to free prisoner of conscience after charges against him dropped

A Philippine poet and activist who has been detained on trumped up charges for almost two years must be released immediately, Amnesty International said after the Philippine Department of Justice (DoJ) dropped all charges against him. A Philippine poet and activist who has been detained on trumped up charges for almost two years must be released immediately, Amnesty International said after the Philippine Department of Justice (

Philippines to free prisoner of conscience after charges against him dropped - 1 February 2013

Headline Title:  Philippines to free prisoner of conscience after charges against him dropped A Philippine poet and activist who has been detained on trumped up charges for almost two years must be released immediately, Amnesty International said after the Philippine Department of Justice ( Philippine poet and activist Ericson Acosta, who has been detained on trumped up charges for almost two years, must be released immediately. Media Node:  Ericson Acosta Story Location:  Philippines 11° 49' 41.8224" N, 125° 2' 46.9932" E “This is great news, not just for Ericson Acosta himself, but also for accountability and justice in the Philippines. He must now be released immediately” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific Director Date:  Fri, 01/02/2013

Logro para los derechos reproductivos de las mujeres en Filipinas - 17 December 2012

Headline Title:  Logro para los derechos reproductivos de las mujeres en Filipinas Una ley aprobada hoy en Filipinas garantiza una protección del derecho de las mujeres a la salud reproductiva que llevaba mucho tiempo esperándose, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional. &nbsp Una ley recién aprobada ha derribado barreras levantadas desde hacía mucho tiempo a los derechos sexuales y reproductivos de las mujeres. Media Node:  Philippines: Women-only carriage on Manila Light Rail Transit_es Story Location:  Philippines 12° 27' 16.0416" N, 122° 46' 59.5308" E “Esta ley es un importante avance en la protección del derecho de las mujeres a la salud reproductiva. No obstante, es insuficiente en materia de protección del derecho a la salud reproductiva de la niñas.” Source:  Polly Truscott, directora adjunta del Programa de Amnistía Internacional para Asia y Oceanía

Reproductive rights gains for women in the Philippines - 17 December 2012

Headline Title:  Reproductive rights gains for women in the Philippines A Philippine law passed today establishes long-awaited protection for women’s rights to reproductive health, Amnesty International said today.   A freshly passed law has struck down some longstanding barriers to women's sexual and reproductive health rights. Media Node:  Philippines: Women-only carriage on Manila Light Rail Transit Story Location:  Philippines 12° 27' 16.0416" N, 122° 46' 59.5308" E “This law is an important step toward protecting women’s rights to reproductive health. However, the law falls short in protecting the reproductive health rights of girls.” Source:  Polly Truscott, Deputy Asia-Pacific Programme Director at Amnesty International

Philippines. À l'occasion de la commémoration d'un massacre, Amnesty International demande une meilleure protection des témoins - 23 November 2012

Headline Title:  Philippines : il faut protéger les témoins d'un massacre Amnesty International a demandé aux autorités philippines de mettre un terme aux homicides des témoins du massacre de Maguindanao et de leurs familles. Tandis que le procès du massacre de Maguindanao stagne, au moins six témoins potentiels et des membres de leurs familles ont été tués. Media Node:  Philippines Maguindanao Massacre anniversary_fr Story Location:  Philippines 8° 1' 38.352" N, 125° 19' 55.3116" E URL:  Philippines: Progress, Stagnation, Regression? The State of Human Rights in the Philippines under Aquino Description:  Rapport, 30 juin 2011 URL:  Philippines: Families of those massacred at Maguindanao speak out Description:  Blog, 23 novembre 2010 URL:  Philippines : la justice n'a toujours pas été rendue un an après le massacre de Maguindanao Description:  Nouvelle, 22 novembre 2010 URL:  Philippines. Les témoins doivent être protégés afin que justice puisse être rendue aux victimes du massacre Description:  Communiqué de presse, 26 novembre 2009 URL:  L'augmentation du nombre de victimes du massacre électoral aux Philippines rend plus criante la nécessité d'ouvrir une enquête Description:  Nouvelle, 24 novembre 2009

Filipinas: Se pide más protección policial en el aniversario de la infame matanza - 23 November 2012

Headline Title:  Filipinas: Se pide protección para los testigos en el aniversario de la matanza Las autoridades de Filipinas deben poner fin a los homicidios de los testigos de la matanza de Maguindanao y de sus familiares, ha dicho hoy Amnistía Internacional, en el tercer aniversario de la i Al menos seis posibles testigos del Estado y familiares de testigos han muerto víctimas de homicidio, y los juicios por la matanza de Maguindanao se han estancado. Media Node:  Philippines Maguindanao Massacre anniversary_es Story Location:  Philippines 8° 1' 38.352" N, 125° 19' 55.3116" E URL:  Philippines: Progress, Stagnation, Regression? The State of Human Rights in the Philippines under Aquino Description:  Informe, 30 de junio de 2011 URL:  Filipinas: Todavía sin justicia, un año después de la matanza Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 22 de noviembre de 2010 URL:  Philippines: Families of those massacred at Maguindanao speak out Description:  Blog, 23 de noviembre de 2010 URL:  Filipinas: Protección de testigos para garantizar justicia a las víctimas de la matanza Description:  Comunicado de prensa, 26 de noviembre de 2009 URL:  Urge investigar la matanza perpetrada en Filipinas, ante la creciente cifra de muertos Description:  Noticia, 24 de noviembre de 2009

Philippines: Stronger witness protection urged on anniversary of infamous massacre - 23 November 2012

Headline Title:  Philippines: Witness protection urged on massacre anniversary The killings of Maguindanao massacre witnesses and their families must be stopped by the Philippines authorities, Amnesty International said today on the third anniversary of the infamous mass murd At least six prospective state witnesses and family members of witnesses have been killed as the Maguindanao massacre trials stagnate. Media Node:  Philippines Maguindanao Massacre anniversary Story Location:  Philippines 8° 1' 38.352" N, 125° 19' 55.3116" E URL:  Philippines: Progress, Stagnation, Regression? The State of Human Rights in the Philippines under Aquino Description:  Report, 30 June 2011 URL:  Philippines: Justice still not served one year after massacre Description:  News story, 22 November 2010 URL:  Philippines: Families of those massacred at Maguindanao speak out Description:  Interviews with families in hiding, one year after the massacre URL:  Philippines: Witness protection needed to ensure justice for victims of massacre Description:  Press release, 26 November 2009 URL:  Philippines election massacre must be investigated as death toll rises Description:  News, 24 November 2009

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