House probe sought into yet another killing of rights lawyer

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Xave Gregorio – Philstar.com September 17, 2021 | 2:09pm MANILA, Philippines — Lawmakers from the progressive Makabayan bloc are calling on the House of Representatives to condemn and investigate the killing of human rights lawyer Juan Macababbad, the 65th lawyer who was slain during the term of President Rodrigo Duterte. “It is imperative for members of Congress, as representatives of our people, to defend the rights of our people and check on excesses and violations, especially in this time of crisis,” said the six-member group which forms part of the House minority bloc in House Resolution …

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