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Amnesty Int’l urges ‘utmost restraint’ in martial law enforcement

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CHECKPOINT. Residents of Marawi City flee the clashes between government forces and the Maute Group. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

By declaring martial law in Mindanao, President Rodrigo Duterte has ‘summoned the ghost of Marcos,’ says Human Rights Watch

MANILA, Philippines (May 25, 2017) — Human rights groups on Thursday, May 25, urged the military to exercise “utmost restraint” in implementing martial law in Mindanao. Continue reading Amnesty Int’l urges ‘utmost restraint’ in martial law enforcement