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Families of victims of extrajudicial killings in the "war on drugs" display portraits of their slain relatives and call on the UN Human Rights Council to investigate the killings, in Quezon City, Philippines, July 9, 2019.

Philippines: UN Rights Body Fails to Act

The United Nations Human Rights Council dealt victims of human rights violations in the Philippines a serious blow by failing to pass a resolution that would ensure continued scrutiny of the country’s rights situation.