On the 68thanniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, labor rights group Center for Trade Union and Human Rights called on the Duterte administration to take human rights issues seriously and put an end to human rights violations in the country exacerbated by his administration’s war on drugs, and continued militarization. “Pres. Duterte was […]

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Rage! Marcos is not a hero!

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“Where were they when the many years of oppression and atrocities were happening? Were they sitting on the lap of the dictator?”

This was the reaction of Sr.Emelina Villegas, ICM, President of Board of Trustees of the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights when the Supreme Court on […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights expresses alarm over the spate of killings of suspected drug pushers both by police personnel and unidentified men saying that the “poor have become easy targets” of the crackdown. The group reiterated its full support to the Duterte government’s campaign against drugs and criminality as it has […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights welcomes and supports the resumption of the peace talks between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (GPH-NDFP) saying it can “potentially address the root causes  of armed conflict, reduce human rights violations and pave the way for significant socio-economic reforms.” […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights expressed concern over the announcement made by presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte that he is leaning towards appointing Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya as the next chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. “We are concerned about the recent announcement of President-elect Duterte choosing Gen. Visaya as next […]

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“On May 9, let us remember Marcos’ martial law.” A few days before elections, labor rights NGO Center for Trade Union and Human Rights urged the public to remember the human rights atrocities and plunder during Marcos dictatorship before casting votes on Monday. The group belied claims by Ferdinand Bong Bong Marcos Jr, son of […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights slammed the transfer of Gen. Jovito Palparan from Bulacan provincial jail to an AFP detention facility following a decision made by the Malolos Regional Trial Court last September 15. “We strongly denounce the transfer of Gen. Palparan from the provincial jail to a military detention. Transferring Palparan […]

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