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Posts Tagged ‘war on drugs’

Issuance of search warrant at Mayor Espinosa’s cell is highly irregular — DOJ

Posted on: March 21st, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice has recommended administrative charges against Judge Tarcelo Sabare  Jr. of Branch 30, Samar Regional Trial Court. In its resolution, the panel of prosecutors...

Newly formed inter-agency body lays out plans for drug war

Posted on: March 14th, 2017 | No Comments
Members of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) have laid their respective plans for the government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign. During the meeting, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency or PDEA Director...

CHR denounces return of Oplan Tokhang

Posted on: March 4th, 2017 | No Comments
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) denounces the resumption of “Oplan Tokhang”. In a statement, CHR says the Duterte administration’s anti-drug campaign must not be continued because many innocent lives...

PDEA chief agrees to revive anti-drug campaign under PNP

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Isidro Lapeña is open to the idea of reviving the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) campaign against illegal drugs. Lapeña said PDEA...

Thousands flock to pro-Duterte rally in Davao City

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 | No Comments
DAVAO, Philippines — Aside from gathering at the Quirino Grand Stand, thousands of President Rodrigo Duterte’s supporters gathered at Rizal Park in Davao City. Rally organizers said some 10,000 people...

Drug dealers back on the streets amid anti-drug ops suspension

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — Before January ended, President Rodrigo Duterte suspended all anti-illegal drugs operations of the Philippine National Police. This, after the involvement of several police officers in the kidnapping and...

Duterte supporters call for continuation of war on drugs

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 | No Comments
Groups that supported President Rodrigo Duterte’s presidential campaign last year gathered once again at the Luneta Park on Saturday. They wanted to express their continued support to his campaign against...

Pres. Duterte turns over the drug rehabilitation facility to Samal LGU

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte has spearheaded the turnover of the rehabilitation facility for the drug reformist at Sitio Maag, Penaplata, Island Garden City of Samal. The community based drug rehabilitation facility...

VP Robredo qestions “rushed” arrest of Sen. De Lima

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Friday afternoon expressed her support to Senator Leila de Lima who is now detained at the PNP Custodial Center at Camp...

Ex-Colombian president criticizes Duterte’s war on drugs

Posted on: February 9th, 2017 | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — President Rodrigo Duterte has gained another critic in his anti-drug war. In an article published in New York Times dated February 7, former Colombian president, Cesar Gaviria said...