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Priest, nun accused of kidnapping in Philippines case involving Duterte opponents

August 30, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: A Catholic priest and nun, along with a former lawmaker, have been charged with kidnapping in a case involving opponents of President Rodrigo Duterte. The priest, Father Albert Alejo, has already been charged with sedition because of his protests against the Duterte government. Their accuser says that he was kidnapped and forced to make statements about the president’s involvement in vigilante killings.

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