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The Philippine Human Rights Information Center (PhilRights) is a non-stock, non-profit organization duly registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) since October 10, 1994.  It is an associated NGO of the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN DPI) and has a special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council.



PhilRights envisions a just, democratic, peaceful and prosperous Philippines founded on a culture of human rights and gender equity.  It envisions a society where each individual is able to fully realize one’s potential as a human person, to participate effectively in the economic, political and cultural life, and to share equitably in the benefits of economic progress.



September 2014

The Declaration of Cyber-Martial Law: Examining the Provisions of the Cybercrime Prevention Act from a Human Rights Perspective

By | September 24th, 2014|Categories: Civil and Political Rights, Philrights News, What's New|

Atty. Karen Pimentel Simbulan The interest of society and the maintenance of good government demand a full discussion of public affairs. Complete liberty to comment on the conduct of public men is a scalpel in [...]

Karapatan at Kapansanan: Isang sulyap sa larawan ng kapansanan

By | September 21st, 2014|Categories: Persons with Disabilities, Philrights News, What's New|

Isang sulyap sa larawan ng kapansanan Sa daigdig: higit na sa 1 bilyon (o 15% ng sangkatauhan) ang kasalukuyang bilang ng taong may kapansanan sa buong mundo1 sa mga bansang lumalago, umaabot sa 15-20% ng [...]