Prelate Dr. Martin Dutzmann, the representative of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) to the Federal Republic of Germany and the European Union, and former Chief Justice Reynato Puno, an active member of the United Methodist Church, expressed their solidarity to the human rights work of the National Council Council of Churches in the Philippines, the largest fellowship of mainline Protestant churches in the country, at their 24th General Convention.
“It has been a disappointing experience that even after a long time of urging the Philippine Government and National Human Rights Mechanisms like the Human Rights Commission for further reforms… there still is no significant improvement in the overall human rights record of the country” lamented Dr. Jochen Motte, chair of the German Human Rights Action Network on Philippines.
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