Philippines: Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee: 136th Session, 10 October – 4 November 2022

This submission sets out Amnesty International’s concerns and recommendations regarding the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights by the government of the Philippines. It highlights concerns with regard to violations committed in the context of punitive drug policies and the ongoing “war on drugs” including to the right to life; use of force by law enforcement officials; torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment; arbitrary arrest and detention; right to liberty and fair trial guarantees; and freedom of expression.

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