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International law groups decry killings of Philippine lawyers

MANILA (UCAN): At a colloquium held in Manila, the Philippines, in mid-March, law groups from the United States of America and several European and Asian countries decried a reported rise in the number of attacks on lawyers and judges in the country in recent years in a report on the killings of legal profession members.
The Philippine Judges’ Association reported that at least 29 judges have been killed in the past 30 years.

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