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…and no one was left to speak

September 13, 2017


First they came for the Abu Sayyaf;           and I did not speak out because I was not an Abu. Then they came for the allegedly ISIS-linked Maute clan;           and I did not speak out because I was not a Maute. Then they came for the Communists / Leftists;          and I did […]

CHR report: Torture and disappearances attributed to security forces continue in Mindanao

November 16, 2011


FROM: INQUIRER NEWS By Julie S. Alipala Inquirer Mindanao 5:12 pm | Saturday, November 12th, 2011 ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines—Torture and forced disappearances involving soldiers and policemen continue to be recorded in many areas in Mindanao under the Aquino administration, and Western Mindanao, where the government’s anti-terror campaign is centered, accounts for the most cases. Data from […]