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Karapatan: Death penalty a legislative fiat for Duterte’s kill, kill, kill policy vs the poor, rights defenders

As the House of Representatives Committee on Justice hears the proposed bills for the reimposition of capital punishment or the death penalty for drug-related offenses and other heinous crimes, human rights watchdog Karapatan asserted that any measure seeking to revive death penalty, if passed into law, “would only be a legislative fiat for this murderous regime’s rabid kill, kill, kill policy against the poor and human rights defenders.”

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