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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

Duterte warns foreign drug syndicates

LAUR, NUEVA ECIJA---President Duterte on Wednesday said the country was fighting a "global war" on drugs as he warned anew about the entry into the Philippines of the Mexican drug cartel Sinaloa and its ties with Asia's equally notorious Bamboo Triad.   "There seems to be a blossoming of criminals globally and we are fighting a global war against drugs," Duterte said in a speech after he led the inauguration of Moscati Meadows, a drug rehabilitation center at Barangay San Juan in this town.   The President made the remarks hours after a New York court convicted Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, of running an industrial-scale smuggling ope...Keep on reading: Duterte warns foreign drug syndicates.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

No end to drug war: Duterte says ‘You can call God and intervene’

LAUR, Nueva Ecija --- "You can call God and intervene," President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday, noting that his brutal war on drugs would be unrelenting nevertheless. Duterte said he doesn't mind criticisms even from the human rights group. "If you destroy my country, I will kill you. Human rights? Fine. You can shout to the heavens. You can call God and intervene, but if you continue to sell shabu, cocaine and the drugs that are toxic and cause death to the Filipino, I will kill you," he said in a speech during the inauguration of a drug and alcohol treatment facility here. /ee...Keep on reading: No end to drug war: Duterte says ‘You can call God and intervene’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Child rights group slams hypocrite Sara Duterte - Inquirer News

Child rights group slams hypocrite Sara Duterte INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines It is hypocrisy to punish children and ignore drug lords and syndicates, a children's rights group said Sunday. S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2019

Filipino pop-rock band Agsunta announces YouTube ‘sign off’ after four years

Pop-rock band Agsunta announced on YouTube that they are “signing off” citing criticisms from colleagues in the music industry. “Masakit man at mahirap man, kailangan na muna namin itigil ‘to. Kami naman muna. It was four years of solid OPM, ilang taon ng pagsasama, at pagpapadama sa inyo ng pagmamahal naming apat, pagmamahal nating lahat […] The post Filipino pop-rock band Agsunta announces YouTube ‘sign off’ after four years appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Child rights group slams ‘hypocrite’ Sara Duterte

  MANILA, Philippines --- It is hypocrisy to punish children and ignore drug lords and syndicates, a children's rights group said Sunday.   Salinlahi Alliance for Children's Concerns slammed Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte for her recent statement on children's capability to commit crimes.   "It is with such hypocrisy that Mayor Sarah and his father opt to punish children while forgetting to punish drug lords and syndicates," Eule Rico Bonganay of Salinlahi said in a statement.   This was in response to Duterte's Instagram post over the weekend that said, "Children are capable of committing crimes. Put that in your head. Wag na sana kayo mag pre...Keep on reading: Child rights group slams ‘hypocrite’ Sara Duterte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 28th, 2019

De Lima: Supporters of lowered age of criminal responsibility are heartless monsters

        MANILA, Philippines - Detained Senator Leila de Lima tagged as 'heartless monsters' those who are in favor of lowering the minimum age of criminal liability from 15 years old to nine.   "Children are not criminals. They're victims too! Hindi dapat sila pinagdidiskitahan kundi yung mga big time druglords and syndicates!" De Lima said before she attended a pre-trial hearing Wednesday morning at Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court Branch 205 on the illegal drug trade charges against her.   (They should pounce on big-time drug lords and syndicates.)   "Nasaan ang konsensya nila? Heartless monsters!" she added. ...Keep on reading: De Lima: Supporters of lowered age of criminal responsibility are heartless monsters.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2019