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SESSION 2: The National Landscape of Human Rights

In this session, Carlos Conde describes, in general, the patterns of human rights violations, and the process of investigating the facts about each case. As a former journalist, Conde also discusses how the news handle and report HR cases.

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Carlos Conde is a senior researcher at the Asia division of Human Rights Watch covering the Philippines. His current research focuses on Philippine drug war, reporting on death squads and the impact of the anti-drug campaign on surviving children of victims.

Carlos has done research on extrajudicial killings of activists, journalists, legal professionals, peasant leaders, environmentalists, and Indigenous peoples. He has also documented allegations of torture, enforced disappearances, and attacks on press freedom. 

Before joining Human Rights Watch, Conde worked as a journalist for 20 years, writing for major news organizations. Notably, Conde also served as correspondent for the New York Times in the nineties. He is also a former member of CMFR’s Board of Trustees.

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