Date of the report

For more in-depth information

Key Sites


Reports and Press Communiques

Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR)

United Nations :

"The Committee Against Torture considers the report of the Philippines", 28 April 2016.
"The Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights reviews report on the Philippines", 29 September 2016.

Dignity, "Prison Conditions for Women in the Philippines", 2015

Amnesty International, “If you’re poor you’re killed: extrajudicial killings in the Philippines ‘war on drugs’", 31 January 2017.


Other Sources

"Getting along in the overcrowded prisons in the Philippines (Système D dans les prisons surpeuplées des Philippines) in Le Temps, 6 May 2016 (in French).
"In the Philippines, the prison outside the walls (Aux Philippines, la prison hors les murs) in Asialyst, 23 December 2015 (in French).

Photos of the prison in Quezon seen by

Video : "Life inside the Philippines’ most overcrowded jail" by CNN, 23 August 2016.