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UK may face prosecution for arms Riyadh use to kill Yemeni civilians

29 Nov , 2015  

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International, earlier this week, said that a UK-made missile was used by the coalition to destroy a Yemeni ceramics factory in September. One civilian died as a result of the attack. The United Kingdom may face prosecution for war crimes due to evidence that arms it had sold to Saudi Arabia […]

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3,000 Bicol martial law victims to file compensation suits

12 Jul , 2014  

No lesser than 3,000 estimated former victims of Marcos-era martial law rule are seen to file their compensation suits beginning Monday in Legazpi city. Presumed victims of human rights violations, the claimants will come from Camarines Norte, Sorsogon, Catanduanes, Masbate and Albay or from all provinces that comprises the region. Karapatan-Bicol spokesperson Vince Casilihan encourages […]