[In the news] De Lima urges Duterte to ratify UN treaty on enforced disappearances -Inquirer.net

De Lima urges Duterte to ratify UN treaty on enforced disappearances

MANILA, Philippines — To provide stronger mechanisms against enforced disappearances in the country, opposition Senator Leila de Lima is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to ratify the United Nations (UN) treaty on enforced disappearances.

De Lima has filed Senate Resolution No. 969 which urged the President to ratify the United Nations International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance (CED) to “strengthen access to justice and the right to effective remedy.”

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