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Gordon calls Lascañas a ‘juke box’, discourages another hearing

Posted on Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:02 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Justice committee chair Senator Richard Gordon opposed the decision of the majority of senators to allow retired police SPO3 Arturo Lascañas to appear again in a hearing...

Amnesty International, challenged to prove findings on cases of killings

Posted on Thursday, 2 February 2017 12:54 PM | No Comments
The Amnesty International claims that the Duterte administration is guilty of crime against humanity due to the high number of killings amid the country’s war on drugs. According to this...

Matobato’s testimony, not included in Senate committee report on EJKs

Posted on Wednesday, 7 December 2016 10:15 AM | No Comments
  Senator Richard Gordon might sponsor on the plenary floor within this week, the committee report on alleged cases of extrajudicial killings (EJK) amid the government’s war on drugs. He...

Peter Wallace lauds Duterte administration in first 100 days

Posted on Thursday, 6 October 2016 01:33 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Australian businessman Peter Wallace commended President Rodrigo Duterte for accomplishing some of his campaign promises such as stamping out drug menace and eradicating corruption during his...

De Lima speaks out on “concealment” issue at Senate probe

Posted on Tuesday, 4 October 2016 09:41 AM | 3 Comments
MANILA — Sen. Leila de Lima walked out of the Senate probe on alleged extra judicial killings late Monday evening. This was after Justice Committee chair, Sen. Richard Gordon noted...

De Lima presents transcript to disprove “concealment” accusations

Posted on Tuesday, 4 October 2016 07:51 AM | No Comments
On Monday night, during the Senate hearing on alleged drug related extra judicial killings, Senator Richard Gordon  accused  Senator Leila de Lima of committing “material concealment” after she allegedly failed to disclose...

Ex-PDEA agent Marcelino denies being coerced to testify against De Lima

Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016 01:00 PM | 1 Comment
  MANILA, Philippines — Ex-PDEA agent Marine Lt. Col. Ferdinand Marcelino refuted Senator Leila De Lima’s claim that the former official was being pressured to testify against her. “Categorical ko...

Trillanes on senators : “Napakita nila na mas magaling sila sa grade 1”

Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016 11:12 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV  has released a statement regarding yesterday’s Senate hearing on extra judicial killings. At yesterday’s inquiry, self-confessed hitman, Edgar Matobato returned to the witness stand. After...

De Lima reveals ex-PDEA agent Marcelino pressured to testify against her

Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016 10:46 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Leila de Lima insisted that some of the witnesses presented in the House Committee on Justice were threatened and even tortured to testify against her. “I...

Duterte tells supporters not to threaten critics

Posted on Friday, 23 September 2016 10:11 AM | 1 Comment
CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines — While facing criticisms from foreign media and human rights activists both local and overseas, President Rodrigo Duterte can always rely on his loyal supporters to...