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ATENEO HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER
The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) is a university-based institution engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines. With its vision to have a just and humane society and the mission to respect, protect and promote human rights most especially in the Philippines, the AHRC works to achieve its objectives through engagement with communities and partner organisations.
MANILA, August 20, 2021 — The Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism (Working Group) organized the “Regional Workshop on Effective Regional Human Rights Mechanisms” via Zoom last July 29 to 30, 2021. The workshop aimed to inform and update the participants...
MANILA, Philippines — The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) and the Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Exchange Program recently conducted a two-day Paralegal Training program for Indigenous People (IP) youth leaders. Focused on empowering IP youth leaders...
MANILA, Philippines — The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) recently concluded its 2021 Summer Internship Program (SIP). Part of the AHRC’s flagship Internship Program, the SIP sought to expose law students to human rights advocacy and the situation in the...
Our take on issues
The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) joins the nation in mourning the passing of Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chairperson Jose Luis Martin “Chito” C. Gascon. Chair Chito is well known in the human rights circles not only in the Philippines but also in the region...
The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) expresses its concern over the recent statements and policies made by Ombudsman Samuel Martires on restricting public access to Statements of Assets and Liabilities (SALNs) of public officials and employees. In particular, the...
A STEP TOWARDS JUSTICE: STATEMENT ON THE ICC PROSECUTOR FATOU BENSOUDA’S REQUEST TO INVESTIGATE THE CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY UNDER DUTERTE’S DRUG WAR
The Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) welcomes the International Criminal Court (ICC) Office of the Prosecutor’s request for authorization to open a formal investigation into the alleged crimes against humanity committed in the Philippines concerning the Duterte...