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Philippines: Further information on enforced disappearance ...
23 January 2009

On 19 January 2009, the Regional Trial Court in La Trinidad, Benguet province, ruled that the authorities must disclose the whereabouts of abducted ...

Urgent Action       ASA 35/001/2009

Philippines: Further Information on James Balao (m)
19 November 2008

Five legislators have asked the Philippine House of Representatives to conduct an investigation into the case of missing Indigenous rights activist James ...

Urgent Action       ASA 35/010/2008

Philippines: Further Information on Possible enforced ...
6 November 2008

According to the Indigenous people's organization, Cordillera People's Alliance (CPA), missing activist James Balao is being detained by state security ...

Urgent Action       ASA 35/009/2008

Philippines: Shattered Peace in Mindanao: The human cost of ...
29 October 2008

Fighting escalated in the Mindanao region of southern Philippines on 4 August 2008, when the Philippines Supreme Court delayed formally signing ...

Report       ASA 35/008/2008

Philippines: Possible enforced disappearance: James Balao ...
25 September 2008

An activist for indigenous people's rights, James Balao, is believed to have been subjected to enforced disappearance. He set out by car from his home ...

Urgent Action       ASA 35/007/2008

Philippines: Act now for Nelson Asucena
29 August 2008

Reports show that cases of political killings are routinely delayed at all stages of investigation and prosecution. Nelson Asucena was Chair of The Youth ...

Document       ASA 35/004/2008

Philippines: Witnessing justice - breaking the chain of impunity
29 August 2008

At least 200 political killings and over 200 enforced disappearances have reportedly occurred in the Philippines since 2001. Few effective investigations ...

Document       ASA 35/003/2008

International Day of the Disappeared: Global Reach: Regoinal ...
28 August 2008

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. CASE STUDIES. PUBLIC. AI Index: POL 36/001/2008. August 28 2008. International Day of the Disappeared. ...

Document       POL 36/001/2008

Asia Pacific: Enforced disappearances in the Asia Pacific ...
28 August 2008

Asia Pacific. Enforced disappearances in the Asia Pacific region must end. The Day of the Disappeared, held on August ...

Report       ASA 01/010/2008

The Wire, August 2008. Vol 38, No. 7
1 August 2008

1) Violence against women in the home continues in Mexico 2) Tunisia: Torturing detainees 3) Ongoing impunity for police violence in Africa 4) Enforced ...

Newsletter       NWS 21/007/2008