Posts Tagged death penalty

Bato, Pacquiao support reimposition of death penalty for heinous crimes

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 30, 2020

Senators Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa and Manny Pacquiao reiterated their support for the reimposition of death penalty for heinous crimes. During Senate’s regular session on Wednesday (July 29), Pacquiao said...

Japan executes man sentenced to death over four murders

UNTV News   •   December 26, 2019

TOKYO, JAPAN – An inmate convicted and sentenced to death in Japan over the murder of four people was executed on Thursday, the country’s justice ministry said. In a press...

Law enforcers seek revival of death penalty after P2-B drug bust in Makati, Las Piñas

Marje Pelayo   •   November 28, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Authorities have had enough of the illegal drug menace in the Philippines. The Philippine National Police (PNP) and other law enforcement agencies are again pushing for the...

Death penalty in PH: How it started

Marje Pelayo   •   July 26, 2019

For more than 400 years, the Philippines had been a colonial territory of Spain and during those times, the death penalty had been in practice for specific crimes such as...

U.S. reinstates death penalty after 16-year break

Robie de Guzman   •   July 26, 2019

As the U.S. Justice Department reinstated a two-decades long-dormant policy allowing the federal government’s use of capital punishment, questions have arisen about how the government plans on implementing capital punishment...

13 senators to possibly favor reimposition of death penalty

Maris Federez   •   July 25, 2019

The reinstatement of the death penalty may have a glimmer of hope to be passed in the Senate with a seeming majority vote. Thirteen senators have, so far, manifested to...

At least 16 measures pushed by Duterte could pass Senate – Sotto

Robie de Guzman   •   July 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – At least 16 measures pushed by President Rodrigo Duterte in his fourth State of the Nation Address (Monday)could be passed in the upper chamber of Congress, Senate...

Duterte calls on Congress anew to reimpose death penalty

Robie de Guzman   •   July 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (July 22) renewed his call for Congress to revive the imposition of the death penalty in the country. In his fourth State...

Lacson thinks execution by firing squad ‘too brutal’

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 10, 2019

The execution by firing squad, proposed by Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa, would be ‘too brutal’ according to Senator Panfilo Lacson. Lacson, who also filed his own version of the...

Senators expect intense debate on death penalty bill

Marje Pelayo   •   July 3, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Christopher ‘Bong’ Go has filed the proposed death penalty as his first order of business in the Senate. Senate President Vicente Sotto III said, there is...

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