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The search for human rights lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit, abducted in 2004,...

Human rights groups marked the 20th anniversary of Somchai’s abduction by reaffirming their commitment to pursuing justice

Rights groups decry ‘escalating’ HRVs under Philippines’ Marcos Jr. 

Karapatan announced a series of protest actions across the country to mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Philippine groups renew call to surface Desaparecidos on All Souls’ Day

The groups said authorities must open military camps and secret detention centers for families searching for the disappeared

Human Rights Watch raises alarm over enforced disappearances in the Philippines

Conde lambasted the infectivity of the law against enforced disappearances – the first in Asia – that Congress enacted in 2012.

Filipino environmental defenders: ‘We were abducted’

"The truth is, we were abducted by the military. We were forced to surrender because they threatened our lives,” said Jonila Castro

Philippine ecumenical bishops call to surface missing environment defenders

“We will not stop until our missing environmental defenders and other victims of enforced disappearances are surfaced."

Remembering enforced disappearance victims in Asia

China has been condemned for a mass internment program in which as many as 1.8 million people were sent involuntarily to re-education camps

Letter to Sombath

Sombath was last seen on December 15, 2012, in front of a police station in Vientiane

No bodies, no graves, only lighted candles

’On the feast of All Souls’ Day, though I light a candle in our veranda and offer a prayer for him, I also prepare my son’s favorite dish’

Remembering Philippines’ martial law: The years of torture and pain

“They even covered my head with a plastic bag. There were even times when they used my ears and face as an ashtray.”

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