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Swords into Plowshares is the blog of the Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations of the Presbyterian Mission Agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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April 1, 2012

Public Forum on the State of Human Rights in the Philippines

by Jessica Hawkinson

On 19 May 2012, our colleagues in the United Methodist church sponsored a public forum on human rights in the Philippines.

Singing group in the PhilipinesIn the past year and a half, 67 extrajudicial killings, nine disappearances and 78 political arrests have marked the landscape of the new government in the Philippines. These violations of human rights in the Philippines are only a sampling of the violations that have plagued the country’s history. As part of its annual Universal Periodic Review, the United Nations Human Rights Council is currently evaluating the human rights situation in the Philippines. Ecumenical leaders from ...

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September 14, 2010

Philippines Mission Network

Former Moderator Bruce Reyes-Chow issues the following invitation: If you are Presbyterian and interested in connecting in helpful ways with our partners in the Philippines, please consider joining the Philippines Mission Network ning group. This is part of the larger...

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