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Community doctor Naty Castro flown to Agusan del Sur

“Doc Naty also reserves all her rights to pursue legal remedies against those police officers who violates her rights with impunity and went against established procedure when they took her from her home in San Juan on Feb. 18., denied her access to counsel and family. And transported her without notifying any familiar member or counsel.” – FLAG

BY AUBREY MAKILAN Bulatlat.com Despite President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s moves to abolish the death penalty, human rights lawyers noted that extrajudicial and political killings continue contradicting the image of “kindness and compassion” she wants to portray. Arroyo’s position vs. the death penalty, they said, is but a “desperate effort to save her presidency.” Extrajudicial killings Lawyers…