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Caritas Philippines joins silent protest vs. extrajudicial killings - GMA News

Caritas Philippines joins silent protest vs. extrajudicial killings - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsDec 17th, 2016

13 Artists Award exhibit: mirror of society’s illnesses

THE WINNERS of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ 13 Artists awards this year demonstrated that they’re not only concerned with their aesthetics, but also with what is happening in reality. The recipients have responded to the problems of our times: extrajudicial killings, social injustices, the oppressed’s endless plight, and fake news......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurzbatch fires back at netizen on issue of EJK

Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach apologized after netizens criticized the beauty queen for her silence in the alleged extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. The issue started when some netizens commentedThe post Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurzbatch fires back at netizen on issue of EJK appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017

Stop the killings in the Philippines now!

More than a hundred women from different countries in Asia and the Pacific joined the 'BlackFriday protest against extrajudicial killings in the Philippines held last September 8, 2017, in Chiangmai, Thailand......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2017

Baguio joins nationwide protest against tyranny

BAGUIO CITY — The afternoon rain did not stop Baguio protesters from staging a march rally in response to the call for a national day of protest against extrajudicial killings, martial law and tyranny on September 21, the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsSep 24th, 2017

Abella calls 7,000 extrajudicial killings fake news

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesperson on Friday called reports of nearly 9,000 drug-related deaths “false news,” months after media.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 21st, 2017

Two witnesses testify on extrajudicial killings

MANILA, Philippines (Philippines News Agency) – Two relatives of suspected drug pushers who were killed in police operations.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Palace: Church has right to protest

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC DAVAO CITY, Philippines--Malaca?ang yesterday shrugged off a Catholic Church campaign to drum up support for an end to what it called extrajudicial killings in connecti.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

Duterte wants to end Abus killings of troops in Jolo  | Inquirer News

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte wants to end the killings of troops in Jolo, Sulu, a known hotbed of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) in Mindanao. "Tapusin na natin ito," Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 8th, 2018

Rappler Talk: Prosecuting extrajudicial killings in the Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – There have been 5,000 deaths in police anti-drug operations in the Philippines, 20,000 if you count those killed by vigilantes according to human rights groups, yet the Department of Justice (DOJ) has only investigated at least 76. From July 2016 to August 2018, the Department of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Gov t urged to ensure justice for other victims like Kian delos Santos

MANILA, Philippines – Human rights groups on Thursday, November 29, welcomed the  conviction of 3 Caloocan City policemen  for murdering 17-year-old Kian delos Santos, but also urged immediate justice for other victims of extrajudicial killings. The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) called on the government to intensify efforts to seek accountability for other abuses under President ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Students mark 5th anniversary of Yolanda with candle-lighting, protest in QC | News

Youth groups in Quezon City extended their sympathies to the families of those who died in Super Typhoon Yolandas wake by holding a candle-lighting ceremony at the University of the Philippines (UP) D.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

HRW calls for independent probe into police s role in extrajudicial killings

MANILA, Philippines – Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday, November 6, urged the government to create an indepent commission to investigate the reported involvement of Philippine National Police (PNP) officers in extrajudicial killings under President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. The New York-based organization's call for an independent probe comes ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2018

PH to protest China weather stations, if reports are true – Panelo

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang said that if it gets official confirmation about China building weather stations  in the West Philippine Sea, the Philippines would file a diplomatic protest. On Monday, November 5, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo was asked about the Palace's response to news reports quoting a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Duterte confesses: My only sin is the extrajudicial killings

Philippines presidents admission in speech could add weight to international criminal court inquiry President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted for the first time to authorising extrajudicial killings as p.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Philippines president admits extrajudicial killings - video

Philippines president admits extrajudicial killings - video.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Be like late Salvadoran Archbishop Romero, PH church told

LUCENA CITY---On the canonization day of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero on Sunday, activist priest Fr. Robert Reyes dared Catholic Church leaders in the Philippines to emulate the life of the new saint and speak out against government abuses and violence against the Filipino people.   "Does this silence amidst the extrajudicial killings and injustices against the poor a watered-down version of Christianity and a betrayal of Jesus Christ's mission?" Reyes said in a phone interview on Saturday.   Reyes said that among bishops in the Philippine Church, only three---Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo, Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David and Lingayen-Dagu...Keep on reading: Be like late Salvadoran Archbishop Romero, PH church told.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

CHR tells gov’t to tackle EJKs after PH gets into UN Human Rights Council

The Commission on Human Rights reiterated on Saturday its call for the government to address human rights violations following the country's election to the United Nations Human Rights Council. "Earning a seat in the said Council, however, puts pressure on the Philippine government to address numerous allegations of human rights violations, starting with the growing cases of extrajudicial killings purportedly linked to the government's campaign against illegal drugs," the commission said in a statement. The commission said the country must fulfill its mandate to promote and protect human rights for its citizens. "The Philippines' credibility to be part of this body rests on its ...Keep on reading: CHR tells gov’t to tackle EJKs after PH gets into UN Human Rights Council.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

Tommy Osmeña: Cebu City s own

Part 1:  Crime City? Killings in Cebu rise as mayor, cops feud   CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tommy Osmeña has turned silent. He used to be a bullish mayor, engaging even then-justice secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II  in a word war. But he has stopped his weekly press conferences, where he expressed his take on issues concerning his city and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

CSG founder says leadership did not order Tondo Chapter 2 to kill

MANILA, Philippines – The founder of the Confederate Sentinels Group (CSG), whose Tondo Chapter 2 is accused of carrying out extrajudicial killings, insisted it was the police who had direct command over the group’s marshall units and all force multipliers in the country. In ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Journalists slam PNP over door-to-door bid for good coverage

MANILA, Philippines – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) slammed the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday, October 7, for its recent visit to a newspaper office in Bacolod  to ask for favorable news coverage . "The media should not be blamed if it reports critical stories, like drug wars, killings, and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018