human rights cases - updates

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#AnimatED: Where human rights is a joke

Dec 12, 2016 - 10:45 AM

If there s no national rage so be it Let s drop our lamentations and take concrete legal steps to hold the guilty to account

Ex-mayor behind death squad in Tagum - report

May 21, 2014 - 10:15 AM

Former members of the reported death squad tell Human Rights Watch that the unsolved murders of hundreds of Tagum City residents including suspected petty thieves drug dealers and street children were ordered by former Mayor Rey Uy

THE MAYOR. Former Mayor Rey Uy is seen posing with policemen in this photo uploaded on 8 Oct 2010 on his Facebook page

Rappler Newscast | February 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014 - 10:10 PM

Aquino: criminalizing online libel won’t curb free speech A report says the PH is 3rd most dangerous country for journalists in 2013 CA confirms promotion of 2 generals tagged in human rights cases

New evidence in Jonas Burgos case

Apr 01, 2013 - 1:06 PM

Burgos mother asks the Supreme Court to have his case referred back to the Court of Appeals for further hearing

NEW EVIDENCE. This photo of Jonas Burgos was allegedly taken after his abduction in 2007.Photo from