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The Road to Poverty, Deaths, and Rights Violations

25 July 2015

Five years of Benigno Aquino III’s “daang matuwid” led Filipinos into a road where beggars and cadavers are scattered due to policies that kept more Filipinos mired in poverty at the same intensifying attacks on trade union and human rights.

Since Aquino took office in July 2015, the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) recorded 554 cases of trade union and human rights violations. Contrary to Aquino’s promise to end human rights killings, there were 24 victims of extra-judicial killings among the workers and the urban poor….

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