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

By |September 24th, 2014|

Atty. Karen Pimentel Simbulan The interest of society and the maintenance of good government demand a full discussion of public [...]

2013 Human Rights Situationer: Task Force Detainees of the Philippines

By |September 6th, 2014|

The election of Benigno Simeon Aquino III as the country’s 15th president sparked hope among the people. For one, his [...]

Bahrain: Rehabilitate Torture Victims

By |August 25th, 2014|

Bahrain should provide victims of torture with physical and psychological rehabilitation, Human Rights Watch and other human rights groups said [...]

Kuwait: Telecom Law Violates Free Speech

By |August 21st, 2014|

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Kuwait’s new telecommunications law gives the government sweeping powers to block content, deny access to [...]

Syria: Journalist’s Execution a War Crime

By |August 20th, 2014|

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The execution of the freelance journalist James Foley on August 19, 2014 in Syria by [...]

US: Holder Should Press for Police Reform

By |August 20th, 2014|

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email US Attorney General Eric Holder should press state and local officials during his visit to [...]

Thailand: Theater Activists Jailed for Insulting Monarchy

By |August 20th, 2014|

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The arrest of two activists involved in a play considered by Thai military authorities to [...]

Kenya: Killings, Disappearances by Anti-Terror Police

By |August 18th, 2014|

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email There is strong evidence that Kenya’s Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) has carried out a series [...]

Azerbaijan: Transparency Group Should Suspend Membership

By |August 15th, 2014|

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Azerbaijan government’s offensive against human rights defenders and nongovernmental organizations should lead to its [...]

US: Stop Intimidating Missouri Protesters

By |August 15th, 2014|

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email Protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly African-American suburb north of St. Louis, after a [...]