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Posts Tagged ‘extrajudicial killings’

PH Gov’t urged to approve EJK probe request of United Nations

Posted on: May 10th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Senator Bam Aquino urges the Philippine government to grant the request of the United Nations to investigate alleged cases of extrajudicial killings (EJK) in the country amid its...

Ex-Davao police chief refutes existence of Davao Death Squad

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 | No Comments
Former Davao City Police chief and current Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) director Isidro Lapeña refuted the claim of ex-police Arturo Lascañas regarding the existence of Davao Death Squad (DDS)....

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...

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...

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...