• Human Rights Crisis Continues in the Philippines: Women Lawyers Release Update of Report

    The findings of the delegation’s visit to the Philippines were originally set forth in Seeking Answers: Probing Political Persecution, Repression & Human Rights Violations in the Philippines, published in September 2006. Since that time, the authors have continued to monitor developments in the Philippines, and remain concerned about the rising number of extrajudicial killings and […]

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  • Resolution Condemning Political Repression in the Philippines

    The Guild’s National Executive Committee recently approved a resolution on political repression and its impact on women in the Philippines, which was submitted by the International Committee, Philippines Subcommittee, Merrilyn Onisko and Vanessa Lucas. The Filipino GABRIELA Network was touched by our resolution and very grateful for our determination to continue working together. Text of […]

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  • Delegation to the Philippines Releases Their Report

    Vanessa Lucas, Philippines Subcommittee On September 21, 2006, the 34th anniversary of Marcos’ declaration of martial law, a press conference was held at the Center for Constitutional Rights to announce the release of the Report of the Women’s Human Rights Delegation to the Philippines. Speaking at the press conference were Tina Foster, Vanessa Lucas, and […]

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  • Guild Women Investigate Escalating Repression in the Philippines

    Rachel Lederman Four Guild women lawyers traveled to the Philippines in May on a human rights fact finding mission organized by the Philippine national women’s coalition, GABRIELA, in response to the recent State of Emergency and rebellion prosecution of Congresswoman Liza Maza and five other left members of Congress. In our short stay, the delegation […]

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