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‘A pathologist, a priest, and a hunt for justice in the Philippines’

June 06, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: “President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs killed thousands of Filipinos,” the Reuters special report begins. “As the International Criminal Court weighs whether to push ahead with an investigation of possible crimes against humanity, families’ desire for justice is turning up new evidence in exhumed remains and official death documents.”

Last year, Father Flaviano Villanueva, SVD, a priest who documents human rights abuses, was charged with sedition for his criticism of President Duterte’s policies. Duterte has regularly clashed with the nation’s bishops since his 2016 inauguration.

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