"The abduction is a clear attempt to silence environmental defenders and intimidate those who speak out against destructive projects”
Human rights groups challenged President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to conduct an investigation into the alleged abduction and enforced disappearances of activists. The groups made the call after two young women environmental defenders revealed that they were abducted by...
“Ang totoo po ay dinukot kami ng militar. Napilitan din kami na sumurender dahil pinagbantaan ang buhay namin,” said Jonila Castro
For 10 consecutive years, the Philippines has been identified by Global Witness as the “worst place in Asia” for environmental activists.
Climate activists and communities from the Global South demanded debt relief, economic reform, and climate justice