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Posts Tagged ‘extrajudicial killings’

De Lima hits back at Aguirre over sedition warning

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Leila de Lima has reacted to the “unsolicited advice” of Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II to be careful in delivering statements that can be seen as...

SC issues second writ of amparo against ‘Oplan Tokhang’

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017 | No Comments
The Supreme Court (SC) has issued another writ of amparo against the implementation of Philippine National Police’s (PNP) Oplan Tokhang anti-illegal drug operation. This is the second writ issued by...

Aguirre guarantees De Lima’s safety in case of arrest

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre guarantees Senator Leila de Lima’s safety in case she is arrested over drug cases still pending before the Department of the Justice. Aguirre responded...

Man shot dead in Caloocan City

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
A man has been shot dead in Barangay 119 Caloocan City, Sunday night. According to a barangay official, three gunshots were heard by the residents at around 11:00 p.m., then...

UN human rights chief urges probe on Duterte’s killing claims

Posted on: December 21st, 2016 | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent admission that he had killed criminals earned different reactions not just in the Philippines, but even in the international community. It allegedly happened when he...

Duterte maintains ‘very good’ net satisfaction rating: SWS survey

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte got a +63 net satisfaction this December or the fourth quarter of 2016 based on the latest survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS). This means...

Yasay: No cancellation yet of UN Special Rapporteur Callamard’s visit

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 | No Comments
  Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. clarified that the Duterte administration has not yet cancelled the expected visit to the Philippines of Agnes Callamard, United Nations’  Special Rapporteur on...

Pres. Duterte promises to look into cases of extra judicial killings

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 | No Comments
  President Rodrigo Duterte promised to face the problems related to alleged cases of extra judicial killings in the country. However, according to the chief executive, this does not mean...

Matobato fails to show up again in court

Posted on: November 3rd, 2016 | No Comments
  Edgar Matobato’s lawyer Jude Sabio is sensing bias after Municipal Trial Court Branch 3 judge Silverio Mandalupe denied their request to cancel the arraignment that was scheduled on Thursday,...

Philippines police plan new phase in drugs war – sources

Posted on: October 25th, 2016 | No Comments
  Signaling a shift in strategy in its blood-soaked war against drugs, Philippines police aim to reduce the killing of suspects and put more resources into arresting prominent people tied...