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

Transitional Justice in East Asia and its Impact on Human Rights

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 ...