[Video] Philippines: Extrajudicial Killings – youtube


During his campaign for president, Benigno Aquino III pledged to end serious violations of human rights in the Philippines. Yet since taking office on June 30, 2010, the Philippine military continues to be implicated in apparently politically-motivated extrajudicial killings—deliberate unlawful killings by state security forces—and enforced disappearances. These abuses persist in part because of the Philippine police‘s failure to conduct thorough and impartial investigations, particularly when evidence points to military involvement.

Human Rights Watch

Read more: http://globalspin.blogs.time.com/2011/07/19/extrajudicial-murders-are-a-blot-on-noynoy-aquinos-year-in-power-in-the-philippines/#ixzz1YjZMs41m

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