Philippine government forces accused of war crimes

Amnesty International is accusing ISIL-linked Maute fighters and Philippine government forces of committing war crimes during the five-month battle for the city of Marawi.

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    Amnesty International is accusing ISIL-linked Maute fighters and Philippine government forces of committing war crimes during the five-month battle for the city of Marawi.

    More than 1,000 people were killed and a further 500,000 displaced.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Manila.


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