Philippines: Political Killings, Human Rights and the Peace Process
Over recent years the number of killings of political and community activists in the Philippines has continued to increase. The methodology of the attacks has led Amnesty International to conclude that the attacks constitute a politically-motivated pattern of killings. The organization remains gravely concerned that members of the security forces may have been directly involved or been complicit in the killings. In this report Amnesty International highlights a number of recommendations, addressed to the government, international organisations, civil society organisations and the armed groups, and calls for concerted action.
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- CHINA: LAWYERS AND ACTIVISTS DETAINED OR QUESTIONED BY POLICE SINCE 9 JULY 2015 (AS OF 4.30PM BEIJING TIME, 09 OCTOBER 2015)
- Turkey: Refugees detained, at risk of deportation
- Israel/OPT: No justification for deliberate attacks on civilians, unlawful killings by Israeli forces, or collective punishment of Palestinians