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Philippines: Rebels Execute 3 After Sham Trials

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A New People's Army fighter in the Sierra Madre mountains in Quezon Province, Philippines, December 26, 2018. © 2018 ALECS ONGCAL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (New York) – The Communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the Philippines executed three people in August after unfair trials before so-called People’s Courts, Human Rights Watch said today. The executions of the men as “counter-revolutionaries,” in trials that violated international humanitarian law, was the latest instance of what the NPA, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, calls “revolutionary justice”…

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