BREAKING NEWS: CHR to independently investigate dispersal of rallyists in US embassy

The Commission on Human Rights have announced that they will hold an independent investigation regarding the dispersal of rallyists in front of the United States embassy yesterday.

Atty Jackie de Guia said that the investigation will be "impartial and independent".

Dozens of militants and policemen were injured when a clash between the two parties occured in the United States embassy in downtown Manila.

Fifty protesters and thirty policemen were hurt.

Around 700 members of the militant Sandugo gathered at the venue to protest the militarization of indigenous people's lands and express support for the independent foreign policy of President Rodrigo Duterte.

The Police claimed the rallyists had no permits, hence their action.


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