Gov’t won’t tolerate alleged military, police abuses in Mindanao—Palace

Malacaang on Saturday vowed to investigate possible human rights abuses in Mindanao amid the implementation of martial law in the region.   "The President, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police, and the Department of National Defense Secretary, who is the Mindanao administrator for martial law, do not encourage or tolerate abuses by the military or the police in Mindanao or elsewhere," Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement. "We will investigate and if evidence warrants, prosecute and punish all those who committed abuses, especially sexual violence against women," he added.   Abella's statement came after the...Keep on reading: Gov’t won’t tolerate alleged military, police abuses in Mindanao—Palace

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