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[From the web] Independent Investigation of Duterte Needed Allegations of Direct Involvement in Death Squads Call for UN Role -HRW

Philippines: Independent Investigation of Duterte Needed
Allegations of Direct Involvement in Death Squads Call for UN Role

(New York, September 16, 2016) – The Philippine government should invite an independent investigation involving the United Nations into allegations of direct involvement by President Rodrigo Duterte in extrajudicial killings, Human Rights Watch said today. 472 more words

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[From the web] Duterte and the ghosts of Plaza Miranda By James Ross/HRW

COMMENTARY: Duterte and the ghosts of Plaza Miranda
By: James Ross
@inquirerdotnet
Philippine Daily Inquirer
September 8, 2016

Forty-five years ago, on Aug. 21, 1971, three grenades were tossed at the speaker’s podium in Manila’s Plaza Miranda, where thousands had gathered for an opposition rally. 791 more words

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Oppose Tedros Adhanom’s candidacy for Director-General of WHO

Please sign this petition to stop this criminal become world health organisation employee. He is a murder but until we Ethiopian testify our concern , world health organisation wouldn’t know about this criminal called Tewodros Adhanom. 90 more words

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Groups Urge UN Human Rights Council Over Ethiopia Protests

  • By ELIAS MESERET, ASSOCIATED PRESS

    More than a dozen rights groups have written to the U.N. Human Rights Council urging an immediate halt to “excessive” use of force by Ethiopian security forces.

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Civic groups call on UN to address worsening human rights violations in Ethiopia - By Engidu Woldie

ESAT News (September 8, 2016) – Fifteen international rights organizations wrote a letter to the Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council urging the body to draw attention and address grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia, including the recent crackdown on largely peaceful protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions. 286 more words

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​Three students, two security forces killed in an attack in Western Ethiopia - By Engidu Woldie

ESAT News (September 7, 2016) – Unknown assailants on Tuesday killed two members of the Agazi army, a Special Force of the Ethiopian regime, in a grenade attack in the town of Nekemte, Western Ethiopia, Oromo region, where uprising against the tyrannical regime has been going on for well over nine months. 343 more words

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[From the web] Philippine Police Killing Spree Demands Accountability -HRW

Philippine Police Killing Spree Demands Accountability
Hundreds Dead in “Anti-Drug Operations” Since July 1
By Phelim Kine
Deputy Asia Director, Human Rights Watch

The Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed today at a Senate hearing on extrajudicial killings the shocking human toll inflicted by the police in the “war on drugs” launched by President Rodrigo Duterte after taking office seven weeks ago. 453 more words

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