Global Day of Action Against the Killings of Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines

Malaya Movement and Defend Negros spearhead the Global Day of Action Against the Killings of Human Rights Defenders.

Europe event moderated by IAWRT President Violet Gonda and US-Canada event moderated by IAWRT USA chapter President Sheila Dallas-Katzman.

The Global Day of Action Against the Killings of Human Rights Defenders is in response to the series of killings of activists and human rights defenders in the Philippines since the Anti-Terrorism Law took effect.

The meeting will be joined by partners from the frontlines in the Philippines who will speak about Zara Alvarez, Randall Echanis, Jory Porquia and others who were recently killed, as well as discuss the overall human rights situation in the Philippines.

 

Advocates from Europe will join the online gathering is on September 7, 2020 11:00 AM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna. IAWRT President Violet Gonda will be the moderator for said event.

 

The gathering for advocates from US and Canada will be held on Sep 7, 2020 09:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada). IAWRT USA President Sheila Dallas-Katzman will be the moderator for the said event.