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Landmark decision by the Philippines Commission on Human rights: Fossil fuel companies could be held morally and legally liable for human rights violations due to climate change

The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines “…have found, based on the evidence presented before us and also our own research, that 47 of the world’s largest fossil fuel and cement companies, known as the “Carbon Majors”, have played a clear role in anthropogenic climate change and could be held legally and morally liable for its impact, especially on vulnerable communities in the Philippines.”

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Defend Palawan’s small fisherfolks, end state-sponsored terrorism in PH

the past year, state-sponsored human rights violations in Palawan’s rural communities spiked due to the vicious, systematic, and widespread redtagging of organized small fisherfolks and other rural peoples campaigning against development aggression. People’s organizations and their leaders are subjected to constant harassment and intimidation to curb their resistance on the premise of being linked to communist rebels – a baseless and fabricated accusation. Their members were also forced to surrender as rebel returnees.

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