OHCHR Report on the Situation of Human Rights in the Philippines

In its resolution 41/2, the Human Rights Council requested the High Commissioner for Human Rights to prepare a comprehensive written report on the situation of human rights in the Philippines and to present it at its forty-fourth session. This report presents an overview of the current human rights situation in the Philippines, guided by concerns highlighted in the preamble of Council resolution 41/2. It considers critical, ongoing issues, particularly where there are indications of long-standing, systematic causes underpinning them. In establishing trends and patterns, the report examines data since 2015 where possible, while also taking into account relevant developments prior to that.

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drug realted offences report

2019: Drug-Related Offences, Criminal Justice Responses and the Use of the Death Penalty in South-East Asia

The Human Rights Council recommends, in accordance with article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the jurisprudence of the United Nations Human Rights Committee and the United Nations Economic and Social Council Safeguards that guarantee protection of the rights of those facing the death penalty1 (see chapter II, section A of this document), as well as other international standards, that persons convicted of drug-related offences should not be subject to the death penalty.