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Overview

Extrajudicial executions and other human rights violations continued under the government’s “war on drugs”. Human rights defenders and political activists were killed, harassed, detained and unjustly charged. Media freedom was unduly curtailed and dangerous anti-terror legislation was passed. Various groups condemned the government’s heavy-handed approach to the COVID-19 pandemic. President Duterte renewed his call on Congress to reinstate the death penalty.

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Death Penalty status

Abolitionist for all crimes

Does not use the death penalty

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