[IPMSDL Statement] On Palace’s remarks tagging HROs as tools of drug lords

Dear all,

We are very grateful for all the support you have given and continue to give to Beverly and all the human rights defenders in the Philippines. I have attached here Beverly’s letter of thanks, a Press Release on the status of the campaign for HRDs, as well as IPMSDL’s statement on the Philippine Government’s recent claim that human rights organizations are “unwitting tools” of drug lords.

​We are still compiling the statements and news related to the attacks on human rights defenders in this document: [STATEMENT LIST]. Feel free to message us if we have missed statements and actions from your respective areas/countries.

The Urgent Appeal by the IP Major Group has been updated. Sharing it here for your sign-on and dissemination: URGENT APPEAL

For organizations: you may endorse the letter of concern to be sent to the Philippine government by sending the NAME OF YOUR ORGANIZATION AND COUNTRY to the following email addresses:
communications@indigenouspeoples-sdg.org and robie@indigenouspeoples-sdg.org.

The deadline for endorsements is on MARCH 31, 2018.

For individuals: you can sign on to our letter in Change.Org in this link: http://bit.ly/2Fw56lm

Aside from written statements and letters, we also thank those who submitted the pictures holding these POSTERS which we are compiling in this ALBUM. We are still accepting photos, so feel free to send them in. We also encourage those who use Facebook to use these BANNERS for their profile pictures.

Thank you and good day!


IPMSDL Global Secretariat Staff

The Secretariat
International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination & Liberation (IPMSDL)

2F Ibon Center
#114 Timog Ave, Brgy Sacred Heart,
Quezon City 1103 Philippines