CLAIM: Human Rights Watch supports CPP-NPA

 

RATING: FALSE

 

Human Rights Watch has consistently investigated the CPP-NPA’s history of violence and murder. 

But in a YouTube video, Coach Jarret falsely claimed that Human Rights Watch supports the CPP-NPA. “Si Human Rights Watch po, ito po e very ‘progressive,’ in fact pati mga CPP NPA sinusuportahan niyan.”

Contrary to the claim, Human Rights Watch is a nongovernmental organization that closely investigates and covers indiscriminate abuses worldwide. The organization has reported and condemned the killings committed by the communist group in the past.

Jessica Evans, a former senior researcher at Human Rights Watch, in fact wrote a 96-page report in 2011, detailing government forces’ and NPA rebels’ transgressions against human rights.

The report used Human Rights Watch’s findings regarding killings, disappearances, and impunity in the Philippines since 2009. 

In 2022, a report condemning the NPA’s actions following the executions of three people under their so-called “People’s Court,” was also released. Yvounne Bermudo

 

 

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