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Church leaders in the Philippines warned of more killings after the national police announced it is relaunching the government's controversial anti-narcotics war.
Martial law in the southern Philippine region of Mindanao, originally aimed at quelling a terrorist attack in Marawi in May, has been extended for another year.
Gunmen killed a 72-year-old Catholic priest on the main Philippine island of Luzon Dec. 4, a day after police killed a pastor they tagged as a member of the communist New People's Army.
People from Manicani Island in Eastern Samar province want assurances from the government that an open pit mine, where production was suspended in 2002, will remain closed