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With Duterte, BALAY more relevant than ever
Extra-judicial killings aren’t new to Filipino society. However, newly-elect President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement of such acts, and his blatant disregard of human rights in his ‘war on drugs’, will prove a new challenge to the country’s human rights organizations. DIGNITY-partner BALAY is among them.
Sometimes torture is predictable
Senior Researcher Andrew M. Jefferson reports from a trip to Sierra Leone where he is meeting with DIGNITY’s partner Prison Watch and their stakeholders in the fight against torture and human rights abuses.
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RehabilitationDIGNITY helps victims of torture and their families to a better life.
Prevention of torture in detentionDIGNITY works to ensure that people who are imprisoned or placed in other closed institutions have a dignified life.
URBAN VIOLENCEDIGNITY works to ensure that people living in unsafe slum areas can lead safer and dignified lives.
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