ICJ alternative report to the Human Rights Committee on the Philippines

The ICJ addresses issues concerning the implementation by the Philippines of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) with the UN Human Rights Committee.

The ICJ’s alternative report to the Human Rights Committee responds to certain issues raised concerning the examination by the Committee of the fourth periodic report of the Philippines under the ICCPR, which will take place during the Committee’s 106th session in Geneva, from 15 October to 2 November 2012.

The ICJ’s report addresses issues concerning:

  • The constitutional and legal framework within which the ICCPR is implemented in the Philippines;
  • The right to life;
  • The independence of the judiciary, and fair trials;
  • Equality and non-discrimination; and
  • Rights of persons belonging to minorities.

Philippines-HRCttee106-AlternativeReport-Legal submissions-2012 (download alternative report, in PDF)

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