[From the web] Senator Bong Go’s threat of “body bags” shows authorities’ dangerous COVID-19 response -Amnesty International

Senator Bong Go’s threat of “body bags” shows authorities’ dangerous COVID-19 response Responding to Philippine Senator Bong Go’s statement about having body bags available for “drug addicts or peddlers of fake news”, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns Ming Yu Hah said: “While hospitals are pleading for body bags and other emergency supplies, callous…

[Statement] Human Rights Watch statement on the positive response by Philippine authorities to the call for the early release of qualified inmates as part of COVID19 intervention

Human Rights Watch statement on the positive response by Philippine authorities to the call for the early release of qualified inmates as part of COVID19 intervention: Human Rights Watch is heartened that Philippine authorities have responded to the call by several groups calling on the government to release inmates in its prisons who face low-level…