Philippines Rights Reporting
Years active: 2007-2010
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.
IWPR project aimed at combating climate of impunity over extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances featured on website of leading Philippine broadcaster.
New IWPR initiative seeks to build consensus over what is a deeply divisive issue.
Web-based human rights reporting initiative nominated for major new media award.
With mass killings in Maguindanao, Philippines now ranks as world’s most dangerous country for journalists. Photographs by Jes Aznar (27-Nov-09).
Last year they made up the largest group of newly internally displaced people in the world, but their plight has received little attention.
Army and rebels charge each other with brutal murder of couple and their four young children.