Article UN special rapporteur to visit Philippines in 2017

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    UN special rapporteur to visit Philippines in 2017

    23 November 2016

    The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions has expressed her commitment to visit the Philippines in the first quarter of 2017. Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard has sent a reply to the Government of the Philippines welcoming the invitation of President Rodrigo Duterte, according to her briefing note. "She reminded the Government of her previous communications and reiterated her interest in a joint visit with the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, along with the organisation of a joint expert consultation on drug control strategies and policies," the briefing read. The special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings ...

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