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Philippines human rights abuses

United Methodist pastors were questioned by Philippine National Police for having aided local human rights workers giving assistance to families of men accused of political activities. Read more

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Filipino United Methodist Women joined in a demonstration against the continued human rights abuses by the government of President Rodrigo Duterte Read more

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United Methodist students help lead a Lenten "gig" of public arts performances denouncing the ongoing violence and social injustice in the Philippines. Read more

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Philippines martial law protest

Photo courtesy of Ofelia A. Cantor

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Teen's Death Protested

Photo by Miguel de Guzman, courtesy of The Philippine Star

Filipino United Methodists continue to speak out against the extrajudicial killings occurring because of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, this time on behalf a teen-ager killed in a raid. Read more

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Philippine Coastal Cleanup

Photo courtesy of Glacy Macabale

The four-year plan composed by United Methodists in the Philippines gives U.S. church members an opportunity to see the struggles and triumphs faced by the denomination worldwide, writes Dr. David W. Scott. Read more

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Norma Dollaga

Photo courtesy of Norma Dollaga via UMNS

United Methodist deaconess Norma Dollaga serves the poor and the oppressed in the Philippines with her advocacy for human rights and resistance to waves of extrajudicial killings. Read more

Stop the killings

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Several civil society organizations in the Philippines, including some backed by the United Methodist Church there, have brought extrajudicial killings and other government abuses to a special United Nations committee. Read more

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