Philippines: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: First session of the UPR Working Group, 7-18 April 2008

Philippines: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: First session of the UPR Working Group, 7-18 April 2008

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Index Number: ASA 35/006/2007
Date Published: 28 November 2007
Categories: Asia And The Pacific, Philippines

In this submission, Amnesty International raises concern over the shortcomings of legislation to prevent arbitrary arrest and unlawful detention. The submission describes concerns related to political killings and impunity for human rights violations, unfair trials, conditions of detention of both adults and minors, and torture and ill-treatment. Amnesty International makes a number of recommendations in the areas of concerns listed.


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