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  Summary Thousands of people in the Philippines have been killed since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his “war on drugs” on June 30, 2016, the day he took office. Among those who died have been dozens of children under age 18 who were either…
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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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 [Senator and boxing legend] Manny Pacquiao says we’re not human. They should just let us be.
 
 – Edgar T., an 18-year-old gay high school student in Manila, February 2017
 
 
 Schools should be…
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 On the afternoon of October 14, 2016, four masked gunmen stormed the Manila home of Paquito Mejos, a 53-year-old father of five who worked as an electrician on construction sites. An occasional user of shabu, a methamphetamine,…
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 The Philippines is facing one of the fastest-growing epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Asia-Pacific region. According to official statistics, HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men has increased…
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 “The first time I went inside, I was 14 years old. I was scared. I kept thinking what would happen to me if something went wrong.”
 
 —Jacob, 17, Malaya, Camarines Norte, June 2015
 
 Thousands of children in…
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 “One Shot to the Head”
 Death Squad Killings in Tagum City, Philippines
 Map of Mindanao
 Summary
 Key Recommendations
 Methodology
 I. Background
 Tagum City
 II. Pattern…
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 Schools and
 Armed Conflict
 
 A
 Global Survey of Domestic Laws and State Practice Protecting Schools from Attack
 and Military Use
 
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 Recommendations
 Introduction
 Methodology
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 Armed
 men [in military uniforms] entered the house and immediately began beating Toto
 with their rifles. They beat him continuously; he was trying to escape …
 but they kept pulling him back and beating him…. Then they shot…
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 In Maguindanao, the word of the Ampatuans was the law. It
 was either you said “yes” to [them], or you got yourself killed for
 daring to say “no.”
 —Suwaib Upahm, Ampatuan militia member, March 9,
 2010.
 Warlordism…
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 Walls at
 Every Turn
 Abuse of
 Migrant Domestic Workers through Kuwait’s Sponsorship System
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations
 Methodology
 I.
 Background
 The
 Migration of Domestic Workers to Kuwait…
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 Slow Reform
 Protection of Migrant Domestic Workers in Asia and the
 Middle East
 Summary
 Key
 Recommendations to Governments of Labor-Receiving Countries
 To Labor
 Ministries and Parliaments
 To
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 “You Can Die Any Time”
 Death Squad Killings in Mindanao
 I. Summary
 Key
 Recommendations
 II. Note on
 Methodology
 III. Map of
 Mindanao
 IV.
 Background
 Legacy of
 Violence
 Problem of…
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 Initially I got 400
 riyals as my monthly salary.  Every two
 years they increased it by 100 or 200 riyals. 
 By the end I earned 700 riyals [$182][1] per month…. On top of my salary they gave
 me some extra…
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 Scared Silent
 Impunity for Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines
 I. Summary
 II. Methods
 III. Recent Military Relations with
 Government and Civil Society
 Military
 involvement in politics
 Military…
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 Swept Under the Rug
 Abuses against
 Domestic Workers Around the World
 I. Introduction
 Best and
 worst government practices
 Key
 recommendations
 To Labor Ministries
 To Heads of State and Government, and…
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THE PHILIPPINES UNPROTECTED: SEX, CONDOMS AND THE HUMAN RIGHT TO HEALTH I. SUMMARY.. II. RECOMMENDATIONS To the government of the Philippines: To local governments in the Philippines: To the United States and other supporters of
 HIV/AIDS programs…
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"Empty Promises:" Diplomatic Assurances No Safeguard against Torture TABLE OF CASES INTRODUCTION... DIPLOMATIC ASSURANCES AND THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM... U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture U.N. Human Rights Committee U.N. Committee against Torture U…