Welcome to Human Rights Advocates!

Human Rights Advocates (HRA) is a 501(c)(3) human rights organization based in Berkeley, California.

We are dedicated to promoting and protecting international human rights in the United States and abroad.


*Mark your calendars!

Thursday, OCTOBER 5 – 5:00-6:15 PM

USF School of Law, Kendrick Hall – Room 103

MARTIAL LAW IN MINDANAO:

VIOLATIONS UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN LAW

On May 23, 2017, citing national security reasons, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law on the Mindanao group of islands. About 20 percent of Filipinos call this region home.

What is martial law? How has this affected human rights? How does its imposition violate international law?

Learn from the experts:

  • Terrence Valen Exec. Dir., S.F. Filipino Community Ctr. Pres., Natl. Alliance for Filipino Concerns
  • Kate Joaquin Coord., Intl. Coalition for Hum. Rts. in the Philippines Member, ISA Project

 

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