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Philippines Rights Reporting

IWPR has been working in the Philippines since 2007 and is currently working in the Philippines to combat corruption and promote transparency and accountability in public life. We are doing so through information, education, reporting, training, outreach and advocacy and with a dedicated website aimed equally at journalists, activists and ordinary voters.

Danilova Molintas
24 Nov 10
IWPR project aimed at combating climate of impunity over extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances featured on website of leading Philippine broadcaster.
Alan Davis
28 Oct 10
Military only helps fan flames of suspicion by their refusal to open themselves up to civilian inspection.
Magunidano Governor Esmael Mangudadatu, who lost several members of his family in recent killings, speaking at launch of IWPR project. (Photo: Jes Aznar)
15 Oct 10
New IWPR initiative seeks to build consensus over what is a deeply divisive issue.
15 Feb 10
It should not buy government assertion that because it no longer wants the agreement in present form, it's a dead issue.
Alan Davis
4 Dec 09
4 Dec 09
Philippines project photojournalist triumphs in two categories at Manila development journalism event.
27 Nov 09
Web-based human rights reporting initiative nominated for major new media award.
1. A soldier covers with banana leaves some of the bodies of at least 57 victims of the November 23 massacre in a remote village in Ampatuan, Maguindanao. Datu Unsay mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr is the prime suspect in the case that shocked the country and international community. He denies responsibility.
IWPR Reporters
27 Nov 09
With mass killings in Maguindanao, Philippines now ranks as world’s most dangerous country for journalists. Photographs by Jes Aznar (27-Nov-09).
Bong S
16 Jun 09
Last year they made up the largest group of newly internally displaced people in the world, but their plight has received little attention.
Ma Cecilia
28 May 09
Army and rebels charge each other with brutal murder of couple and their four young children.