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Philippines: UN Takes Critical Step Toward Accountability

Expand Families of victims of the "war on drugs" in the Philippines remove portraits of their slain relatives after the UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution to investigate the killings.  © 2019 Bullit Marquez/AP Photo (Geneva) – The United Nations Human Rights Council’s adoption of a resolution on the Philippines is crucial for holding the government accountable for thousands of “drug war” killings and other abuses, Human Rights Watch said today. The council’s 41st regular session runs from June 24 through July 12, 2019. On July 11, the council approved the resolution initiated by Iceland…

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