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Palace: Trump’s support on Duterte’s war on drugs, more important vs. reports

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang has refused to pay attention to the latest report of US State Department that expresses alarm over President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs”. Based on the report,...

Lawmakers form group to protect human rights

Posted on: March 19th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Some lawmakers formed themselves into a group to uphold and protect the human rights in the country. The group was named Mambabatas Para Sa Karapatang Pantao (Makatao). Its...

Callamard welcome to visit PH as tourist — Palace

Posted on: March 5th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The government will not bar the entry to the Philippines of Agnes Callamard, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings or summary execution. This is if she...

Lumad groups stage protest vs martial law extension

Posted on: February 8th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Several Lumad groups have staged a protest in front of the Supreme Court building. The group is opposed to the court’s decision favoring the extension of martial law...

PNP finalizes report to clarify issues of alleged extrajudicial killings in the country

Posted on: October 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — For the last time, the Philippine National Police (PNP) sought to clarify anew the issue of the alleged extrajudicial killings in the country. To do this, the...

Most Filipinos support admin’s anti-drug war despite awareness of EJKs — Pulse Asia

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Eight in every 10 Filipinos interviewed by the Pulse Asia survey nationwide support the anti-drug war of the Duterte administration. Two percent is unsupportive while the remaining percentage...

EJK cases in anti-drugs campaign, worsening — solon

Posted on: August 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — At least 80 suspects were killed by the police in anti-drug operations in Metro Manila and Bulacan last week. Among those killed is 17-year old Kian Lloyd...

Duterte admin needs to intensify law enforcement, strengthen public institutions – Analyst

Posted on: July 26th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — During his second state of the nation address, President Rodrigo Duterte emphasized once more the government’s strong campaign to eradicate illegal drug trade and criminality in the...

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)....