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Int’l groups express concern over Philippine rights situation

the groups noted the spate of killings, "judicial harassment, arbitrary arrests and detention and threats" on human rights defenders

Woman shot by police laid to rest; rights groups call for...

The killing once again put the spotlight on abusive police conduct in the Philippines

Philippine Church, rights groups condemn killing of 52-year-old woman by police...

TFDP said the incident is a “reflection of the culture of violence” that “emboldened police brutality and heightened impunity"

Rights group calls for probe into killings of former priest, peace...

Former priest Rustico Tan was killed in Cebu while peace consultant Reynaldo Bocala and his aide were killed in Iloilo province

Catholic bishop condemns killing of gov’t consultant in central Philippines

Bishop Alminaza of San Carlos said the killing is "another mark of senselessness on the use of violence against human life"

Human Rights Watch notes record high killing of Philippine lawyers

The human rights group said 110 lawyers were killed from 1972 to the present, and 61 of those killings have taken place since 2016

Manila Catholic bishop says gov’t’s war against communists ‘doomed to fail’

“Haven’t our police and the government learned that falsely accusing, lying, and killing will never work?” said the bishop

Manila bishop hits govt’s ‘obsession’ with military action after killings of...

Bishop Broderick Pabillo of Manila criticized the government’s “unnecessary use of force” to achieve its goal, especially against activists

Philippine faith-based groups hit spate of killings, arrests of activists

The Church leaders denounce the 'unfathomable acts that disrespect life and violate human rights'

UN ‘deeply worried’ over Philippine killings, Duterte’s violent rhetoric

Church groups expressed alarm at the killings and concern about "red-tagging” of opponents as communists or terrorists

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