No state-sanctioned killings? Supt Marcos is 'damning proof'

No state-sanctioned killings? Supt Marcos is 'damning proof'.....»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 17th, 2017

No state-sanctioned killings? Supt Marcos is 'damning proof' - Rappler

No state-sanctioned killings? Supt Marcos is 'damning proof' - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2017

No state-sanctioned EJK – Senate report

MANILA, Philippines - After six hearings, the Senate committee on justice and human rights found no proof that the drug-related killings in the country were.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 8th, 2016

Palace, intl media group laud Filipino journalist for winning Pulitzer

MALACANANG on Tuesday lauded a Filipino journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs but maintained that administration’s anti-narcotics campaign was legitimate. Speaking to reporters in Boracay, Palace spokesman Harry Roque reiterated that alleged drug-related killings were not state-sanctioned and that police would act within the law. “Definitely, I’d [...] The post Palace, intl media group laud Filipino journalist for winning Pulitzer appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsApr 17th, 2018

Duterte to ICC probers: Stop your nonsense or I will arrest you

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday threatened to arrest investigators of the International Criminal Court should they visit the Philippines to conduct an inquiry on the alleged state sanctioned killings being linked to his war on drugs. Source link link: Duterte to ICC probers: Stop your nonsense or I will arrest you.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

PNP dispels insinuations that drug deaths are gov’t-sanctioned

  The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday dispelled the Supreme Court's allegation that all the killings under the anti-drug campaign may be sanctioned by the government itself. PNP spokesman Chief Supt. John Bulalacao maintained that the anti-drug campaign is "constitutional, legal and is implemented in the interest of public safety" and the presumption of regularity sides with authorities until disproven in court. "All allegations are part of the healthy democracy that the country has," Bulalacao said in a statement. "The presumption of regularity remains with the law enforcers and unless proven otherwise in the court of law," he added. The SC, in a res...Keep on reading: PNP dispels insinuations that drug deaths are gov’t-sanctioned.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Duterte denies meddling in case vs cops charged in drug killings

          DAVAO CITY---President Rodrigo Duterteon Thursdaysaid he did not meddle in the cases filed against policemen, who were accused of killing drug suspects, in order to downgrade their cases from murder to homicide.   Duterte did not cite a specific case but he was obviously referring to the murder charges filed against 19 policemen -- including Supt. Marvin Marcos -- for the killing of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa.   Homicide, unlike murder, is a bailable offense.   "Harassment? You file a case, you convict. (Justice Secretary Vitaliano) said: 'Sir, it's murder,'" Duterte said, obviously referrin...Keep on reading: Duterte denies meddling in case vs cops charged in drug killings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 1st, 2018

Callamard not welcome — Palace

MALACANANG yesterday said the government is open to an investigation by the United Nations (UN) into alleged state-sanctioned killings related to the war on drugs except that it should not be done by special rapporteur Agnes Callamard. “I’m about to make a recommendation as a presidential adviser on human rights,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

‘Dengvaxia is state-sanctioned killing’

ANTI-Crime advocates on Thursday questioned the silence of the Church and the Commission of Human rights (CHR) on the Dengvaxia issue despite the number of deaths linked to the anti-dengue vaccine. Dante Jimenez, chairman of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC), said that unlike the alleged extrajudicial killings (EJK) as a result of the [...] The post ‘Dengvaxia is state-sanctioned killing’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

‘Davao Boys’ story bad journalism – Palace; ‘Bato’ backs unit head

MALACAÑANG yesterday insisted that the alleged operations of the so-called Davao Boys were not sanctioned by the Palace. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that the fact that the government acted on the complaints against the PNP Station 6 in Batasan, Quezon City led by one Supt. Lito Patay is proof….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

Palace to Senate: Killings not state-sanctioned - GMA News

Palace to Senate: Killings not state-sanctioned - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 29th, 2017

Weekly Reflections: When killings are sanctioned by the State

Extra-judicial killing (EJK) is now becoming a hot issue in our country today. Thanks to the social media for opening the eyes of people, including the President, to the inhuman and brutal nature of the “war on drugs” that the Duterte government declared from the very start......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 27th, 2017

Marcos’ victims remind Duterte that Martial Law was never good

MANILA — “How can martial law be ‘very good,’ Pres. Duterte? Are the arrests, detention, torture, killings during martial law good? The mindset of the military from Marcos and up to now remains the same, that anybody who they consider an enemy of the state may be targetted. What is good with that?”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMay 28th, 2017

EDITORIAL - Rewarding murder

This is why drug-related killings are being described as state-sanctioned summary executions......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2017

Lascañas is first cop to admit police involvement in Davao Death Squad

DAVAO  CITY (MindaNews / 08 March) &'8212; Retired SPO3 Arturo Lascañas is the first policeman to testify before a government investigating body that there were state-sanctioned killings here under the rule of Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (now President), that the Davao Death Squad (DDS) is real and not a &'8220;media hype&'8221; as he claimed under oath [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 8th, 2017

Palace: Extrajudicial killings not state-sanctioned

MANILA, Philippines — Disputing the report of an international human rights watchdog on President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, Malacañang stressed that ex.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2017

Nation: Senate report on EJKs clears government role

A REPORT on the Senate investigation into extrajudicial killings (EJKs) said it found no proof of state-sponsored murders, but noted the culture of impunity amid the thousands of reported killings "in the last two decades at least.".....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 8th, 2016

Palace: No state-sanctioned killings

Palace: No state-sanctioned killings.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsOct 14th, 2016

No proof of state-sponsored drug killings, Gordon says -

No proof of state-sponsored drug killings, Gordon says -»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 13th, 2016

US senators reconsider assistance to Philippines amid drug war

MANILA, Philippines — An American senator warned that the United States government may take action if the extrajudicial killings and state-sanctioned violenc.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2016

State Department report: EJKs still chief human rights concern in Philippines

The alleged cases of summary execution in President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody drug war remains a major human rights concern in the Philippines, amid rising impunity following a dramatic surge in police killings, the US State Department said in its global rights report for 2017......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News57 min. ago