Human Rights

Rights Corridor offers critically relevant views and analyses on human rights issues affecting marginalised groups or individuals across the Asia-Middle East and Africa-Middle East migration corridors through academic, policy, and multimedia publications and engagements. (Photo:


Understanding the West Philippine Sea: A Community Dialogue Between Justice Carpio and the Philippine Diaspora (October 17, 2020) View video

  • Former Assoc. Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, Hon. Antonio Carpio enlightened members of the Filipino community in Italy on the issues surrounding the much-disputed West Philippine Sea (part of South China Sea)
  • The special episode of RC dialogues was organised by Rights Corridor partner OFW Watch Europe Network (OFW Watch Italy)


Anti-Terror Act Discussion (July 19, 2020)View video

  • RC Dialogues special episode on the controversial Philippine Anti-Terrorism Law 202 in partnership with OFW WATCH ITALY
  • Guests: law experts Atty. Neri Colmenares, House of Congress party representative, Bayan Muna Party-list (Country First) and Atty. Mel Sta. Maria, dean of Far Eastern University’s law school and law professor at the Ateneo School of Law


Multi-Stakeholders Coordination of Health Services for Women Migration Workers on Gender-based Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic (July 14 – 15, 2020)View video 1  View video 2

  • Webinar consultation moderated by Froilan Malit, Jr, Rights Corridor Managing Director
  • Hosted by the Development Action for Women Network (DAWN) in partnership with UN Women-Philippines; UN Migration Agency (IOM); International Labour Organization (ILO)


Understanding the Philippine Universal Healthcare Act and PhilHealth (May 15, 2020)View video.

  • A special edition of RC Dialogues with PhilHealth officials, the OFW Community in the Gulf
  • Guests: Senior PhilHealth Officials, Dr. Shirley Domingo, PhilHealth VP Corporate Communications; Ms. Chona Yap, Senior Manager, Overseas Filipinos Program; Jason Bucton, FilCom – Dubai & DNE Chairman 2020; Ricky Laxa, The Times Kuwait journalist and GMA7 news correspondent


The Philippine State and It’s Universal Healthcare Act: Voices of Filipino Migrants on Global Context (May 09, 2020)  View video

  • An episode of RC Discussions on the much talked about Philippine Universal Health Act 
  • Guests: Rhoderick Ople, President of OFW Watch Italy and Noel Tolentino, Secretary-General of Migrante International – Qatar Chapter