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[Statement] Deteriorating Democracy in the Philippines: Rule of Law Must Be Upheld
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Deteriorating Democracy in the Philippines: Rule of Law Must Be Upheld   May 11, 2018 – Democratic institutions continue to be beleaguered in the Philippines. On May 11, the Supreme Court ousted its own Chief Justice, Maria Lourdes Sereno, through an archaic process called Quo Warranto. According to the country’s constitution, the Chief Justice can only be removed through an impeachment. Thus what happened was clearly a transgression of

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[ADN Statement] Terrorist Labeling of Indigenous Rights and UN Representative Shows Inauspicious State of Human Rights in the Philippines
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PRESS STATEMENT TERRORIST LABELING OF INDIGENOUS RIGHTS AND UN REPRESENTATIVE SHOWS INAUSPICIOUS STATE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE PHILIPPINES Seoul, 15 March 2018. The Asia Democracy Network expresses deep regret over the decision by the Philippine government declaring over 600 individuals including indigenous rights groups and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Ms. Tauli-Corpuz, as “terrorist”. Such a move poses a direct

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[ADN Statement] On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines
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On Martial Law Declaration in Southern Philippines: ADN calls for fundamental rights must be respected and urges for the swift restoration of democratic order   [24 May 2017, Seoul] On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after an outbreak of fatal violence between members of the Maute group, a radical Islamist organization known as the Islamic State of Lanao that aligns

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[Youth Exchange Program] National Youth Commission Philippine-Korea Youth Exchange Program
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[National Youth Commission] CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2016 PHILIPPINE-KOREA YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAM The National Youth Commission in partnership with the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family of the Republic of Korea (ROK) opens the application to the 2016 Philippine-Korea Youth Exchange Program which will be held on July 20-29, 2016 in Seoul and Jeonju, ROK. With the theme Historical Culture, the program aims to provide cultural experiences of Korean

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[ADN Statement] In Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Philippine People Power Revolution
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In Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Philippine People Power Revolution February 26, 2016   This year commemorates the 30th anniversary of the People Power Revolution in 1986 that peacefully overthrew the authoritarian government by stirring the international audience. The Asia Democracy Network commemorates the triumphant democratic achievement and contribution to precedent in the Asian region by the people of the Philippines. The

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