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Saturday, November 27, 2021

3,000 tsinelas protest

Human rights activists in the US displayed “tsinelas” across Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. to protest the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines.

They called the US Congress to block US security assistance to the Philippines and to stop funding the Philippine police and military.According to the International Coalition for Human Rights, each pair represented 10 killings in the country to account for the 30,000 killings under the Duterte administration.

The “tsinelas action” was organized by the Communications Workers of America, International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP), Malaya Movement USA and the Kabataan Alliance. (from Altermidya)

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