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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.”

Philippine faith-based group hails court order for state forces to surface...

“The order is a step forward in finding the missing activists,” said Aglipayan priest Dionito Cabillas, lead convenor of the group Isaiah Ministry

Photos: Remembering the ‘Desaparecidos’

Families and friends of missing victims of enforced disappearances in the Philippines renew calls to surface 1,900 “desaparecidos”

Kin of ‘desaparecidos’ in Philippines renew calls to surface loved ones

The Philippines has more than 600 outstanding cases of enforced disappearances, according to a UN body on involuntary disappearances

Philippine Court asked to order state security forces to surface missing...

A petition has been filed seeking the issuance of a “writ of amparo” for Elizabeth “Loi” Magbanua and Alipio “Ador” Juat

After 37 years, Filipino Catholic faithful still remember priest disappeared by dictatorship

“If he were with us today, he would surely have the same, or even stronger commitment to help the hungry farmers, poor workers"

Not only a legal triumph

The triumph in the Karen and Sherlyn case is not simply a legal triumph, but also a spark that brings hope to the families of the missing

Living the reality of contradictions

Contradictions in the world should not deprive us of the truth that our human rights is universal, inviolable, and inalienable

‘Help us stop enforced disappearance,’ kin of ‘desaparecidos’ urge Philippine politicians

"It doesn't matter if days or years have passed since our relatives went missing, the anxiety and agony is still in our hearts”

Thai lawmakers vote on law against torture, disappearances

The draft law passed a first reading in parliament, though it is not clear when lawmakers will take it up again

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