Letter of Concern of Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU)


13th March, 2018

H.E. Rodrigo Duterte
President of the Republic Malacañang Palace,
JP Laurel St., San Miguel
Manila Philippines
Voice: (+632) 564 1451
Via Email:    [email protected]


Dear Mr President,

Re: Cancel the Justice Department Petition to proscribe the CPP and NPA


The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) is writing this letter to express our
concern on the recent spate of attacks against human rights defenders, activists, and political dissenters in the Philippines, through the inclusion of the names of more than 600 individuals in a Justice Department petition to proscribe the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and the New People’s Army (NPA) as terrorist organizations. Such listing endangers the lives and security of these individuals, as well as that of their families and fellow activists.

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