Jefferson Plantilla

Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center (HURIGHTS OSAKA)


Jefferson Plantilla is a human rights educator. A lawyer by profession, he has worked with Structural Alternative Legal Assistance for the Grassroots (Philippines), providing legal and casework assistance, and serving in an executive capacity. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of ARRC and of Human Rights Education Associates (HREA), and a member of the international advisory committee of Justice Without Borders. He is a Chief Researcher of the Asia-Pacific Human Rights Information Center (HURIGHTS OSAKA).

Featured Work

MAR 5, 1997 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 1, Number 8 (Spring 1997): Transitional Justice in East Asia and its Impact on Human Rights: Articles: Elusive Promise: Transitional Justice in the Philippines

The Philippine case demonstrates the challenges of transitional justice even in a country where a new democratic government was brought into existence through massive popular ...