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SPIN THE WHEEL OF JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TORTURE

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES PRESS RELEASE 28 January 2016 SPIN THE WHEEL OF JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TORTURE - AMNESTY January 28 marks the anniversary of the discovery of a 'wheel of torture' at a detention facility in Laguna during a routine...
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RH services budget cut, violation by acts of omission

Amnesty International Philippines Press Release 13 January 2016 RH services budget cut, violation by acts of omission says Amnesty Instead of ensuring that appropriations specifically for contraceptive commodities are fully provided for and made available by public health service providers, as mandated...
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Press Release: VP Binay’s response to Amnesty

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES PRESS RELEASE 9 December 2015 Concrete solutions to HR violations missing in VP Binay’s response says Amnesty Amnesty International Philippines confirmed that it has received on Wednesday, 9 December, a response from Vice President Jejomar Binay’s camp regarding its...
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PRESS RELEASE: POSITIVE SENATE EFFORT TO ADDRESS POLICE TORTURE

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES PRESS RELEASE 8 December 2015 SENATE EFFORT TO ADDRESS POLICE TORTURE IN PH, A POSITIVE STEP SAYS AMNESTY The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights convened a second inquiry on Amnesty International’s ‘Above The Law:...
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PRESS RELEASE: ‘Reveal clear human rights platform’

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PHILIPPINES PRESS RELEASE 07 December 2015 ‘Reveal clear human rights platform’, Amnesty urged presidential bets Amnesty International Philippines asked presidential aspirants to make public commitments to protect human rights if and when they are elected president in the coming...
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‘I was 12 years old when they took my dad away – we never saw him again’

29 May 2015 Filipino national Ronaldo Lopez Ulep was arrested in front of three of his children at his home in the Qatari capital, Doha, on 7 April 2010. After being repeatedly tortured in...

Happy birthday, Jerryme!

On 16 February, Jerryme Corre celebrated his birthday, joined by his wife and Amnesty Philippines staff at Angeles City Jail. Jerryme has spent the last three years imprisoned there after...

The Philippines has a dark, open secret

When a man’s severed head turns up in Manila Bay with three gunshots through the cranium, one would reasonably expect the authorities to fast-track the investigation of such a grisly...

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