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“I’ll keep mentioning this case to the President…It’s just a matter of time, you can expect some action,” Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said when asked about the Morong 43 case. “It’s the case I would want to focus on after the [IRRC],” De Lima said, referring to the Incident Report and Review Committee on the Aug. 23 hostage taking incident.

By RONALYN V. OLEA Human Rights Watch Bulatlat MANILA — An international association of lawyers, judges, jurists, law teachers and law students has expressed concern over the continuing deterioration of the human-rights situation in the Philippines. It also criticized the refusal of the Arroyo regime to seriously investigate and prosecute state security forces thought to…