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Philippines: Towards ensuring justice and ending political killings

, Index number: ASA 35/010/2006

This memorandum submitted to Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by Irene Khan, Secretary General of Amnesty International contains three parts: Summary of key recommendations from full report "Philippines: Political killings, Human Rights and the Peace Process"; Summary of recent reports indicating that political killings are continuing to take place; Guidelines and key principles that Amnesty International considers would help ensure that the work of the Melo Commission of Inquiry gains wide public credibility and acceptance as independent, impartial and effective.

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