Rights Groups Accuse Philippines Authorities of “State Terror” in Killing of 9 Activists

HeadlineMar 08, 2021

In the Philippines, a local rights group has accused security forces of killing nine activists during a series of raids Sunday. The raids came just two days after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered forces to “kill” and “finish off communist rebels.” Human rights groups say the order is part of Duterte’s campaign of state terror to stifle dissent.

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