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Philippines rights groups begin investigating killings of farmers

Philippines rights groups begin investigating killings of farmers

Philippine rights groups said on Wednesday they had begun investigating the killings of nine farmers who had occupied part of a sugar plantation, adding pressure on the government to better protect land activists.

Tragic child deaths spur girl to raise funds for oxygen

Tragic child deaths spur girl to raise funds for oxygen

A 15-year-old schoolgirl in northern India has launched a charity to provide oxygen to impoverished patients after 63 people, nearly half of them children, died due to a lack of oxygen at the main government hospital in her hometown.