Philippines accused over rights abuses

Rights group blames alleged cases of abuse by military on government’s failure to prosecute culprits.

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.

Source: Al Jazeera


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