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The UN Committee against Torture has expressed concern over the persistence of impunity for acts of torture despite the enactment of the Anti-Torture Act in 2009 in the Philippines. It noted that only one perpetrator has been convicted considering the rising number of torture cases compiled by the Commission on Human Rights six years after torture was declared a criminal offense.

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A minor died while another young boy and an adult farmer were seriously injured  reportedly as a result of unlawful violence they suffered  in the hands of soldiers in the municipality of Tipo-Tipo in Basilan. The incident happened on April 12, 2016 in the midst of the military  combat operations against  the Abu Sayyaf group that  were involved  in  the recent kidnappings and killings of civilian hostages in southern Philippines.

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The  United against Torture Coalition  (UATC) has called attention on the  non-conviction of torturers and the weak implementation of the Anti-Torture Act six years since it was enacted in 2009. The coalition raised this observation, among other issues,  during the 57th session of the United Nations Committee on Torture at  Palais Wilson in Geneva on April 27, 2015. 

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R. A. 9745: Alamin ang anti-Torture Act of 2009

ATL Digest

Published with the support of the Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims (RCT), Copenhagen

Ang tortyur ay masakit, ito ay nag-iiwan ng marka ng sugat sa katawan at kalooban. Maaring isa sa mga kakilala mo, o kamaganak mo ay dumaranas nito. Kailangan na itong mapigilan. Nitong nakalipas na November 10, 2009 ay ipinasa ng ating Kongreso (Pamahalaan) ang anti-torture law bunga na rin ng pagsisikap ng mga organisasyon at indibidwal na nagnanais na matigil na ang tortyur sa ating bansa.

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