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Senate hearing first step to tackling torture

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 13 January 2015 Philippines: Senate hearing should be first step to tackling endemic torture An inquiry into police torture in the Philippine Senate this week is a welcome opportunity to put a stop to torture by members of...
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30 years of UNCAT

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: 9 December 2014 30 years of torture convention - states still failing on obligations On the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention against Torture, Amnesty International is calling upon states not to obstruct efforts...
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New report exposes culture of impunity within Philippine police force

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE Embargoed for 0400 GMT 4 December 2014 New report exposes culture of impunity within Philippine police force A pervasive culture of impunity is allowing torture by police to go unchecked in the Philippines, Amnesty International’s latest report, Above...
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No one is safe from Torture – Amnesty International billboards exposé

Amnesty International Philippines Press Statement 26 November 2014 No one is safe from Torture - Amnesty International billboards expose Philippine’s dirty open secret. Amnesty International Philippines unveiled billboards in three different sites today with strong messages about torture saying that ‘the...
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5 years later, no convictions under ATL

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

PRESS RELEASE

    10 November 2014

Philippines: Five years later, no convictions under landmark anti-torture law

    Philippine authorities are failing to tackle torture as not a single perpetrator has been convicted under a landmark anti-torture law that came into effect five...
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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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