30 September 2016

News Story: PH killings not errors but systematic brutal says US Senator

A ranking member of the US foreign relations committee, Senator Benjamin Cardin claims that alleged extrajudicial killings in the Philippines is not an “occasional error or the over-zealous application of force,” rather, a “systematic, wide-spread, brutal, and beyond the bounds for a constitutional democracy.”

“If the current trends continue we can expect that over 6,000 people will be dead as a result of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines by the end of this year. 6,000 people,” Cardin pointed out in a conversation with US Senator Patrick Leahy.

Read the full story at Tankler