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Contents with tag: democracy

29 Jan 2019
On the latest threats to civil society and democratic spaces in the Philippines

IBON International joins various organisations in expressing serious concern on the Memorandum Circular No. 15 released by the Philippine government’s Securities and Exchange Commission.

12 Mar 2018
Stop the Duterte administration’s crackdown on rights defenders and people’s organisations!

IBON International joins various organisations in the Philippines and abroad in denouncing the Duterte administration’s tagging of Filipino rights advocates, activists and civil society as “terrorists”.

28 Feb 2018
International fact-finding mission: Dire rights situation as Martial Law continues in southern Philippines

An international fact-finding mission has found cases of false charges, harassment, and even torture and killings against farmers and indigenous peoples, under continued Martial Law in Mindanao island in southern Philippines.

14 Oct 2017
EAS in 2017: Disarming Democracy in Asia Pacific

This policy brief outlines significant problems in the economic and security areas for the 2017 East Asia Summit in the Philippines, focusing on development impact and the role of US and China's influence on Southeast Asian countries.

30 Mar 2017
Upholding People's Rights amidst Global Crises

IBON International launched a book of case stories on the experiences of Philippine people’s organizations in claiming and defending rights in their communities.

29 Mar 2017
Launch of new book on People’s Rights and People’s Sovereignty

IBON International will launch a book of case stories of people's organizations claiming and asserting their rights.

17 Apr 2019
Justice for the farmers, land rights defenders in the global South!

IBON International condemns the killings and other attacks against farmers and land rights defenders in the global South.

11 Apr 2019
Civil society, activists call on dev’t actors to stop attacks on civic space, people’s rights

Civil society, activists, and campaigners from around the world called on development actors to uphold their commitments for CSO enabling environment, to reverse the trend of shrinking and closing civic spaces, and to put an end to attacks against human rights defenders and civil society workers.

26 Apr 2018
US speaking tour on PH rights concerns continues; calls for justice ring out for deported HR defender

A series of talks and forums on Philippine rights concerns kicked off with events in Washington DC from 20 to 23 April 2018.

29 Mar 2017
Asserting and Defending People's Rights, Exercising People's Sovereignty
The matter of collective rights, held in common by social groups and nations, as opposed to individuals, is “premised on the concept of humans as social beings, who belong to distinct social groups and whose interactions are greatly shaped by their groups.” Especially in a country like the Philippines, where collective action is often the only weapon that laborers and peasants can wield against capitalists and landowners, the notion of people’s rights is truly empowering.

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