Aside from water cannons, police now also use sonic device against protesters.
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Use of force against protesters violates human rights, humanitarian law
The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) said it will not hesitate and is ready to assist those who were illegally arrested and injured in filing charges against those responsible for the violent dispersal.
Church groups file complaint against police for violent dispersal of Sona protest
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA –Members of the progressive groups have formally filed charges against the Philippine National Police (PNP) officials and members of the anti-riot contingent before the Office of the Ombudsman last August 6, Monday. The groups were violently dispersed last July 23 during President Benigno S. Aquino III’s state of…