Human Rights in the Philippines: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, September 22, 1983

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Стр. 40 - Europe, has cooperative relations with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States, and has observer status with the Organization of African Unity.
Стр. 40 - International is a worldwide human rights movement which, since its inception, in 1961, has worked for the release of prisoners of conscience, men and women detained anywhere for their beliefs, color, sex, ethnic origin, religion or language, provided they have not used or advocated violence. Amnesty International opposes torture and the death penalty in all cases without reservation, and advocates fair and prompt trials for all political prisoners.
Стр. 20 - ASEAN members have in mind that their 1967 founding declaration affirmed that "all foreign bases are temporary" but did not specify how temporary, and that the victory of North Vietnam may have altered somewhat the rather sketchy timetable of the 1971 ASEAN Kuala Lumpur Declaration calling for the neutralization of Southeast Asia. Indeed, even before that North Vietnamese victory, an expert had already noted that the "Indonesians, Thais and Singaporeans were all anxious not to accelerate a United...
Стр. 3 - I been given any assurance or promise of leniency by the regime. I return voluntarily armed only with a clear conscience and fortified in the faith that in the end justice will emerge triumphant. According to Gandhi, the willing sacrifice of the innocent is the most powerful answer to insolent tyranny that has yet been conceived by God and man.
Стр. 42 - Report of an Amnesty International Mission to the Republic of the Philippines...
Стр. 4 - Hummel, jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Mr.
Стр. 55 - I have a prepared statement that I would like to enter into the record and also a statement from Mr.
Стр. 23 - So, Mr. Chairman, let China and ASEAN sign in. Let the responsibility for these bases, if not the facilities themselves, be redistributed so that no single dictator can ever misuse them again in order to extort United States tax money and keep himself in power. But as we move toward this redistribution, Mr. Marcos
Стр. 42 - Amnesty International concludes from the evidence gathered during its mission to the Philippines in November 1981 that the security forces of the Philippines have systematically engaged in practices which violate fundamental human rights, including the right to life, the right to security of person and the right against arbitrary arrest and detention.
Стр. 43 - International delegation was presented with evidence on 1(9 cases in which serious allegations were made of abuses by members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the ICHDF, the Integrated National Police (INP) and irregular paramilitary units apparently operating with official sanction. These included allegations of: - arbitrary killings; - "disappearance"; - torture and other forms of ill-treatment; - arbitrary arrest; - incommunicado detention.

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