Rehimeng Duterte, Wakasan! Panagutin! #WAKASona

Rehimeng Duterte, Wakasan! Panagutin! #WAKASona

  • July 26, 2021

Sa huling SONA ng kasalukuyang administrasyon, nananawagan ang taumbayan, kasama ng iba’t ibang sektor, at progresibong grupo: #DutertePanagutin #KarapatanHindiKarahasan #KabuhayanHindiPatayan #TUMINDIG #WAKASona

“Philippine government must guarantee health care of persons deprived of liberty and  decongest  prison population to reduce the risk of COVID 19 spread”, UATC Press Release on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2021

“Philippine government must guarantee health care of persons deprived of liberty and decongest prison population to reduce the risk of COVID 19 spread”, UATC Press Release on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2021

  • June 26, 2021

United Against Torture Coalition (UATC) – Philippines June 26, 2021 PUBLIC STATEMENT Philippine government must guarantee health care of persons deprived of liberty and  decongest  prison population to reduce the risk of COVID 19 spread. Today, the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)-Philippines, a  network of 20+ CSOs of human rights organizations and individual human rights defenders, stands in solidarity with all anti-torture advocates, and victim-survivors and their families around the

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Solidarity Night on the 10th Anniversary of the Anti-Torture Law (Republic Act 9745)

Solidarity Night on the 10th Anniversary of the Anti-Torture Law (Republic Act 9745)

  • November 12, 2019

MAG has joined a solidarity night in November 2019, with the UATC and the OMCT, together with Commission of Human Rights (CHR) Commissioner Chito Gascon, on the celebration of the 10th year after the Anti-Torture Law has been signed into law. The activity sis geared towards celebrating the journey of the law, its win, and the call for it to be implemented more strictly. As such, the UATC has released

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Commemoration of the 47th year of  Martial Law

Commemoration of the 47th year of Martial Law

  • September 22, 2019

MAG has joined a mobilization in Metro Manila, with the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), along with other progressive organizations, religious groups and partner communities, on September 2019, to commemorate the Martial Law period through a program where some of the survivor-victims shared their experiences on human rights violations. After this, a religious (Catholic) mass has been held in honor of the victims, survivors, and families of the

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Make Philippines A Torture Free Zone! Rights groups run against torture

  • August 6, 2013

On its seventh year, in commemoration of the June 26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Medical Action Group (MAG) joined the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)-Philippines and various anti-torture advocates in the “Basta! Run Against Torture 7” (BRAT VII) to call on the government to make the Philippines a Torture Free Zone. The UATC-Philippines mobilized about three hundred (300) members of the security forces– the Armed

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10 days of activism against torture

  • November 29, 2012

Dear Members of the SOS-Torture Network, We allow ourselves to contact you for your support and participation in the upcoming 10th of December, the Human Rights Day. As part of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) global campaign that many of you have already endorsed ‘Nothing can justify torture’ we are launching 10 days of activism against torture and ill-treatment. Each day, from the 1st of December to the 10th of December, we

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Noted Filipina doctor named to UN anti-torture body

  • October 26, 2012

By: InterAksyon.comOctober 26, 2012 3:01 PM A Filipina doctor from the University of the Philippines has been elected to be one of twelve new members of an international body that checks jail conditions of detainees in more than 60 countries.  Dr. June Pagaduan Lopez, a professor at the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines-Manila, was selected to be part of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of

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Charity beds and Universal Health Care

  • August 22, 2012

‘Installing a fully functional universal health care model that benefits most Filipinos requires serious and rational debates.’ IN the run-up to the President’s third State of the Nation Address, the Aquino administration’s program of government came under a barrage of criticism from a broad range of sectors – from well-meaning allies sincerely trying to be helpful to impatient advocates demanding instant social change to implacable political ideologues who believe that

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