Impunity for Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines
III. Recent Military Relations with Government and Civil Society
Military involvement in politics
Military campaign against the New People's Army
The military and leftist political and civil society groups
Task Force Usig..
Visit by the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions
IV. Extrajudicial Executions
Pastor Isias de Leon Santa Rosa..
Attempted Killing of "Nestor Gonzalez"
Pastor Jemias Tinambacan..
Pastor Andy Pawikan..
"Disappearance" of two women..
Attempted Killing of Roderick Abalde..
League of Filipino Students (LFS) in Bicol
Ongoing impunity for military personnel
V. Failures to Investigate and Prosecute..
Lack of Successful Prosecutions
State responsibility and command responsibility
"Solved" cases unsolved..
Harassment of families and acquaintances following killings
Witnesses and victims' families' fears of retribution..
Impediments to investigating military involvement in political killings
Identification of NPA as perpetrators
Police identification of unlikely perpetrators
Threats and Harassment of human rights lawyers
Harassment of international human rights workers
To the President:
To the Armed Forces of the Philippines:
To the Philippines National Police:
To the Judiciary:
To the CPP-NPA-NDF:
To the United States: