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Philippines: Eighth session of the UN Human Rights Council, 2-20 June 2008: Review of the Philippines under the Universal Periodic Review: Amnesty International’s reflections on the outcome

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: ASA 35/002/2008

Amnesty International welcomes the Philippine government’s stated commitment to continue to decrease incidents of extrajudicial executions and enforced disappearances and to bring the perpetrators to justice, including through enhanced coordination between its prosecution services and other agencies. The Organization urges the Philippine government to implement the institutional reforms necessary to prevent a resurgence of political killings.

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