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Philippines accused over rights abuses
Rights group blames alleged cases of abuse by military on government's failure to prosecute culprits.
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2011 09:02

The Philippines government has been accused of failing to prevent killings and human rights abuses by its military, according to a report by Human Rights Watch.

Authorities say they have launched a new campaign to educate the troops but new allegations of torture have emerged.

Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan has more from Zamboanga, in the southern Philippines.

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