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Groups blame Duterte’s martial law for the deaths of 52 environmentalists

By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Bulatlat.com MANILA — An international anti-corruption group has revealed that the Rodrigo Duterte administration’s heavy-handed rule in Mindanao and many other parts of the country has caused the deaths of 52 environmentalists in the hands of the military in the past three years. In a report entitled “Defending the Philippines,” the…