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On January 24, 2023, a warrant of arrest was issued for five human rights defenders associated with the Cordillera Peoples Alliance in the Philippines, long-time partner of The United Church of Canada, and two other respected human rights defenders.

The United Church of Canada joins in a global call to free Jen Awingan, have the trumped-up charges against the seven activists dropped, and have the government in the Philippines be held accountable for their human rights violations. Read the full news story.

Image credit: Cordillera Peoples Alliance Facebook