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US envoy vows continued support to PH efforts to stop media killings

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US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. AFP FILE PHOTO

US Ambassador Philip Goldberg is concerned for the safety of Philippine journalists as well as the lack of convictions in journalists’ murder cases.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US rights body: PH death squad killed 298 ‘weeds’

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The US-based Human Rights Watch on Wednesday said that a “death squad” targeting criminal suspects in Tagum City was organized by a former mayor of the city and was responsible for nearly 300 killings in recent years.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Rights group urges Obama to push issue on PH slays

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President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

The international rights watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged US President Barack Obama to use his Manila visit to press the Philippine government to fulfill pledges to improve respect for human rights and accountability for serious abuses.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Human rights group hits UK for ‘slavery’ of migrants

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A domestic worker holds up her UK Overseas Domestic Worker visa. The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said migrant domestic workers, including Filipino women brought to the United Kingdom by their employers, are being subjected to serious abuses like forced labor.  PHOTO FROM HRW.ORG

The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said migrant domestic workers, including Filipino women brought to the United Kingdom by their employers, are being subjected to serious abuses like forced labor.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Human Rights Watch: PH fails in ending impunity

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Jonas Burgos, Gerry Ortega. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

The Philippine government failed to end impunity in extrajudicial killings, torture and enforced disappearances, an international group said Monday.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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