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World 21 Apr 2017 | 4:21 AM

U.S. troubled by increasing extrajudicial killings in Philippines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it was troubled by the growing number of extrajudicial killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs and called on Manila to stick to its commitment to investigate them.

World 05 Mar 2017 | 1:49 AM

Philippines says condemns extrajudicial killings, but none during drugs war

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Saturday said it was committed to human rights and condemned extrajudicial killings but said those were "not to be confused" with incidents in its war on drugs, after a U.S. State Department report voiced concern about such deaths.

World 23 Sep 2016 | 10:33 PM

U.S. police killings reminiscent of lynching, U.N. group says

GENEVA (Reuters) - Police killings of black people in the United States are reminiscent of lynchings and the government must do far more to protect them, a United Nations working group says in a report that will be debated at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday.

World 14 Jul 2016 | 5:17 PM

Blind eye turned to arbitrary killings in Ukraine conflict - OHCHR

KIEV (Reuters) - A dangerous culture of impunity flourishes in Ukraine where arbitrary killings by Ukrainian forces or separatist groups are rarely prosecuted, a United Nations human rights report said on Thursday.

World 25 Jun 2015 | 12:45 AM

Top Colombian generals covered up illegal killings - rights group

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Top Colombian military officials allegedly helped facilitate illegal killings of civilians committed by units under their command, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday, as it urged the government to hold leaders accountable.

World 25 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Kenya officials should go over killings - U.N.

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The U.N. investigator into extrajudicial killings in Kenya called on Wednesday for the dismissal of police chief Hussein Ali and the resignation of attorney-general Amos Wako over killings by security forces.

World 25 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Kenya officials should go over killings - U.N.

NAIROBI (Reuters) - The U.N. investigator into extrajudicial killings in Kenya called on Wednesday for the dismissal of police chief Hussein Ali and the resignation of attorney-general Amos Wako over killings by security forces.

AseanPlus News 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Dirty' killings in drug war denied

B>BANGKOK:/BThailand's prime minister denied yesterday that any extra-judicial killings took place during the country's recent war on drugs, and said the world should be grateful that Thailand is helping to curb the drug menace.

World 29 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Revenge killings by Iraq police spotlight militias

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Sunni vice president urged the government on Thursday to do more to purge security forces of militias after a group of Shi'ite police shot scores of men in reprisal killings in a northern town this week.

World 29 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Revenge killings by Iraq police spotlight militias

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Sunni vice president urged the government on Thursday to do more to purge security forces of militias after a group of Shi'ite police shot scores of men in reprisal killings in a northern town this week.