There was no room available

12 Days of Christmas Reflection Series – Day 4 Luke 2:6-7 6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger because there was no guest room available for them. […]

“I am the Lord’s servant, may your word to me be fulfilled.”

12 Days of Christmas Reflection Series – Day 2 Luke 1:26-37 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her […]


This well-deserved award to Tinay Palabay is also a great tribute to all of us in Karapatan and the marginalized and the victims of human rights violations we are serving. It simply says that all along and despite the attacks of the government through various agencies including the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) and the other critics, we are doing right for the cause of human rights.

Understanding the Philippine Election

The 2022 Philippine general election will take place on May 9, 2022, for executive and legislative branches of the government – national, provincial, and local, except for the barangay officials. The election is not like in other countries where people vote for political parties and the political parties are the ones that fill a person […]

DEFEND PH! A Black Saturday Protest

These injustices cannot go on. Today, 3rd of April 2021, being the Black Saturday of the Holy Week, the Europe Network for Justice and Peace in the Philippines takes the lead in calling for the formation of a Europe-wide and even a global alliance, to defend the Filipino people and to launch the Defend Philippines or DEFEND PH! Movement.