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CHR: Drug war criticisms not links to syndicates, sign of destabilization plot

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights slammed the allegations that human rights organizations are in cahoots with drug lords to discredit the.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMar 30th, 2018

CHR: Drug war criticisms not links to syndicates, sign of destabilization plot - Philippine Star

CHR: Drug war criticisms not links to syndicates, sign of destabilization plot - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 30th, 2018

Hit ‘em hard

Drug syndicates are apparently mocking President Rodrigo Duterte and his war against drugs — the centerpiece program of his administration that struck a resonant chord in the sentiment of the Filipino people and catapulted him into the presidency. The tell-tale sign of such challenge is that shabu is back in the streets with a vengeance. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

LP senators to Duterte: Focus on addressing inflation and rice woes

Liberal Party (LP) senators on Tuesday denounced President Rodrigo Duterte's latest public address, saying it should focus on solving the country's problems such as the hike in prices of basic commodities and the rice crisis. Duterte discussed issues on the rumored destabilization plot, the drug war, and the revocation of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV's amnesty during a tte--tte with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo at Malacaang. LIVE: Duterte's tte--tte with Panelo on country's gut issues Sen. Risa Hontiveros dubbed the speech as "waste of time and precious government resources" and said Duterte should tackle "concrete measures" to solve the country's inflation and ...Keep on reading: LP senators to Duterte: Focus on addressing inflation and rice woes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

Trillanes: Deferment of court-martial a welcome sign

The military's decision to defer the court-martial proceedings ordered against him by the President shows that it is a professional organization that does not blindly follow questionable orders, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said on Monday. Trillanes praised the Armed Forces of the Philippines, where he used to serve as a Navy lieutenant, and assured its officials that he was not recruiting soldiers and was not involved in any destabilization plot against the Duterte administration. The military said on Sunday that it would defer the court-martial proceedings --- which President Rodrigo Duterte ordered after voiding the amnesty granted to Trillanes as a military rebel in 2011 --- to wa...Keep on reading: Trillanes: Deferment of court-martial a welcome sign.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 11th, 2018

PDEA 10 releases list of  barangay officials with alleged drug links

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 03 May) — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) regional office here released on Thursday, the eve of the start of the campaign period for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, the names of 11 barangay officials with alleged links to drug syndicates in Region 10 (Northern Mindanao). PDEA region […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 4th, 2018

PH law enforcement agencies have no proof yet on rights groups’ links with drug lords, but Palace stands by remark

Law enforcement agencies have no proof yet on allegations that human rights groups may have become the “unwitting tools” of drug lords. Malacañang officials, however, stood by the earlier remarks, with Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque saying it was not hard to consider that the rights advocates were "unwitting tools," given the capability of large drug syndicates to mount campaigns......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

PNP, PDEA also flag links between drugs, human rights

By Arjay L. Balinbin THE Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) are investigating the alleged links between human rights organizations and drug syndicates, officials of those agencies said in a briefing at Malacañang on Tuesday. “That is subject to further investigation by all law enforcement agencies. But seeing the trend […] The post PNP, PDEA also flag links between drugs, human rights appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

SolGen asserts cases vs drug war a destabilization plot

SOLICITOR GENERAL Jose C. Calida has tagged the cases filed against the administration’s war against narcotics as nothing but a plot to destabilize the Duterte government and “sow anarchy.” “It is therefore not difficult to see that the present petitions are disingenuous moves to destabilize the Duterte administration and sow anarchy,” Mr. Calida said in […] The post SolGen asserts cases vs drug war a destabilization plot appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

Palace links NYT stories to ouster plot

MANILA, Philippines - The New York Times’ documentary and strongly worded editorial criticizing the Philippines’ anti-drug war reflect a “well-funded campaig.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 27th, 2017

Drug lords financing destabilization plot vs. Duterte 'not surprising' | SunStar - Sun.Star

Drug lords financing destabilization plot vs. Duterte 'not surprising' | SunStar - Sun.Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 4th, 2017

De Lima’s admission of affair not enough to implicate her

The President hopes Ronnie Dayan is still alive: 'He is a vital witness' in proving the senator's alleged links to drug syndicates By Pia Ranada MANILA &'8212; President Rodrigo Duterte said Senator Leila de Lima's recent admission of her romantic relatio.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolmailRelated NewsNov 17th, 2016

Baraan denies involvement in illegal drugs

FORMER Justice undersecretary Francisco Baraan 3rd on Wednesday denied links to drug syndicates that operated in the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa, saying he did not supervise the national penitentiary. “All I can say now is that this is somethin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 24th, 2016

DOJ eyes driver, ex-Usec in Witness Protection Program

THE DEPARTMENT of Justice (DOJ) is open to putting the former driver-bodyguard of Sen. Leila de Lima and a former Justice undersecretary in the Witness Protection Program (WPP) if they can testify to the lawmaker’s links to illegal drug syndicates .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 21st, 2016

President links de Lima to drugs

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday exposed the supposed links of his arch-nemesis, Sen. Leila de Lima, to drug syndicates, claiming the former Justice secretary’s senatorial campaign was tainted by money from the illegal drug trade. Duterte at .....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsAug 17th, 2016

JOURNO SAYS NO

Members of the media attending the Freedom for Media Freedom for All Forum in Davao participated in the symbolic signing of the manifesto of the National Union of the Journalist of the Philippines' campaign against journalists as witness on the drug war operations called as the SIGN against the SIGN.(Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com).....»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsNov 17th, 2018

Alcala nephew shot dead in Quezon; police look into victim& rsquo;s drug links

Alcala nephew shot dead in Quezon; police look into victim& rsquo;s drug links.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

Signature drive launched vs tapping journalists as drug operations witnesses

MANILA, Philippines – Media practitioners and organizers on Friday, November 9, launched the “Sign Against the Sign” campaign against requiring journalists to sign police reports as witnesses to anti-drug operations. The signature campaign is in support of efforts of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Media orgs call an end to practice of including journalists as witnesses in drug ops

Journalists called on the Congress to repeal the law requiring members of the press to sign as witnesses in anti-drug operations as the practice puts them in danger......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

‘Narco’ cop slain in ambush

A policeman under investigation for alleged links to the illegal drug trade was killed in an ambush as he was driving his sport utility vehicle in Quezon City on Wednesday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

NOW Telecom loses bid vs contentious 3rd telco provisions | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: The bidding for the 3rd major communications player slot pushes through Wednesday as scheduled and without changes to its rules. Interior Secretary Eduardo Año wants the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency to release another list of local officials with alleged drug links ahead of the 2019 elections. The US holds its midterm elections for governors ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018