Filipino-Americans Reiterate Call to Cut US Military Aid to the Philippines

News Philippines May 15, 2009 at 1:42 pm

n the light of the recent report of Prof. Philip Alston, United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Filipino-Americans in the United States reiterated their call to cut all U.S. military aid and training to the Philippines.

In his report to the United Nations Human Rights Council dated April 29, 2009, Alston said that the Philippine government has failed to institutionalize or implement the many necessary reforms that have been identified in addressing the extrajudicial killings in the country.

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