Focus on disaster response, not ‘vanity projects,’ red-tagging – rights group to PH

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government should drop its red-tagging activities and “vanity projects” and instead use funds on disaster response, the Asia-Pacific Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (APCHRP) said in a statement issued on Monday.

“The Philippines faces a state of calamity not only for the severe weather phenomena but because of the humanitarian crisis and extreme government neglect,” APCHRP spokesperson Sr. Patricia Fox said.

“All the more reason for the Duterte administration to devote all resources to the humanitarian recovery efforts,” she added.

Fox is the Australian nun who spent years doing missionary work in the Philippines but was depor…

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