All Filipinos casualties if impunity continues in Duterte anti-drug and anti-crime campaign
The Alternative Law Groups (ALG) Inc. asserts that human rights and due process must be upheld in the continuing anti-drug and anti-crime campaign under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
As a national coalition of legal resource nongovernmental organizations that adhere to the principles and values of alternative or developmental law, we demand greater transparency and accountability in the implementation of the government’s campaign.
We are deeply concerned with the rising incidence of extrajudicial and alleged vigilante killings, torture and other inhumane practices related to this campaign. We believe that perpetrators should be punished, including local government officials, law enforcers and private citizens if found guilty, following the immediate probe of such cases under the law.
Members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) must strictly adhere to commitment to human rights. The organization itself refers to “community…
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