Philippines’ Paralysis on Human Rights Issues
‘People get the government they deserve’
By: Viswa Nathan
At the start of this year, the Marcos administration’s interior secretary Benjamin Abalos set out to cleanse the Philippine National Police (PNP) of its bad apples. But he was met with resistance from more than 900 officers of the 228,000-strong PNP, who were unwilling to comply with Abalos’s request for courtesy resignations, which the …
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