Philippines: Stop ‘red-tagging’, investigate killings of activists

Index Number: ASA 35/0587/2019

Responding to the killings of four Filipino activists over a three-day period, Amnesty International calls on the Philippine authorities to cease from ‘red-tagging’ legitimate organizations, or branding them as “communist fronts” which, according to these organizations, have led to increased harassment and attacks by unknown individuals against them. Peaceful activists should not be targeted based on their political views.

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