[In the news] 2019 polls choice between ‘better lives or doomed souls’ – rights group -RAPPLER.com

2019 polls choice between ‘better lives or doomed souls’ – rights group

The upcoming elections would give Filipinos an “exceptional opportunity” to address the human rights crisis and culture of impunity under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, human rights advocates said on Thursday, March 7.

“The 2019 elections is a defining moment for the aggrieved Filipino masses. Whether we move forward as a nation hoping for better lives or as doomed souls is literally in the hands of every voter inside the polling booths come May 13,” said the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA).

“At this juncture, we simply cannot afford a business-as-usual approach to this political exercise,” it added.

To help the public in the discernment process, PAHRA launched a 10-point human rights agenda which can help solve the problems on the ground, particularly those affecting the poorest communities.

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