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World 21 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Army responsible for many Philippine killings - U.N.

MANILA (Reuters) - Extra-judicial killings in the Philippines are distressingly high and the military appeared to be responsible for a number of them, a United Nations investigator said on Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 26 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

The Melo Commission report on political killings is finally released

THE Philippine government finally released the Melo Report to the public but not before much criticism from the press and politicians, and most notably after the UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-judicial Killings released his findings to the press earlier last week.

Opinion 28 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

The horror of honour killings

Far from feeling remorse at the gruesome killings, the family elders are defiant, justifying that such killings are necessary for the society at large.

World 21 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Army responsible for many Philippine killings - U.N.

MANILA (Reuters) - Extra-judicial killings in the Philippines are distressingly high and the military appeared to be responsible for a number of them, a United Nations investigator said on Wednesday.

World 04 Dec 2013 | 11:51 PM

After execution-style killings, Iraqis await worse

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A spate of execution-style killings in Iraq has rekindled memories of attacks carried out at the height of the country's sectarian bloodshed and raised fears of a widespread return to such violence.

World 02 Oct 2016 | 4:36 PM

Newspaper database shows police killings of Kenyans on the increase

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Police killings of Kenyans are on the rise, a Kenyan newspaper said on Sunday, as it published the country's first comprehensive database detailing hundreds of such alleged killings in the past two years.

World 01 Feb 2017 | 11:44 AM

Philippines drugs war killings systematic, planned - Amnesty

MANILA (Reuters) - Police prosecuting the war on drugs in the Philippines have behaved like the criminal underworld they are supposed to be suppressing, taking payments for killings and delivering bodies to funeral homes, according to a report released on Wednesday.

World 27 Aug 2008 | 12:00 AM

Manila's right body says political killings down

MANILA (Reuters) - The number of political killings and forced disappearances in the Philippines has significantly dropped this year, the head of the country's independent human rights body said on Tuesday.

Letters 09 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Targeted killings a rights concern

The killing of Osama bin Laden, the bombing of Muammar Gaddafi's house and the deaths of civilians by drone missile attacks are some incidents that highlight the many questions of the legality and human rights in the issue of targeted killings.

Global Trends 09 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Targeted killings a rights concern

The killing of Osama bin Laden, the bombing of Muammar Gaddafi's house and the deaths of civilians by drone missile attacks are some incidents that highlight the many questions of the legality and human rights in the issue of targeted killings.