Tags: extrajudicial killings in the Philippines

BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Posted Feb. 16, 2007, 4:52 p.m. In the midst of the ongoing investigation of the United Nations special rapporteur on extra judicial executions, Philip Alston, on the spate of political killings in the country, another student leader of a progressive organization was killed last night, Feb. 15. Farly Alcantara, 22, was shot…

The Trades and Labour Council (Unions WA) representing 17 unions and 20 percent of West Australia’s labour force wants to send a fact-finding delegation to the Philippines to investigate the assassinations of over 700 civilians including party-list and community leaders, and the abductions of at least 184 others. BY ANIBETH DESIERTO Bulatlat.com The Trades and…