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Palace: Duterte ‘not serious’ when he said EJKs his only sin

President Rodrigo Duterte was only making yet another spontaneous remark when he said for the first time that his “only sin” is the spate of the extrajudicial killings being linked to the Duterte administration......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 28th, 2018

Malacañang defends Duterte’s remarks on EJKs

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte’s latest statement that his only “sin” was extrajudicial killings should not be taken seriously, Palace officials said on Friday......»»

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‘Don’t take Duterte admission on extrajudicial killings seriously’–Palace

THE statement of President Rodrigo Duterte that the only “sin” he has committed in his political career was allowing extrajudicial killings (EJKs) “should not be taken seriously,” Malacanang said on Friday. In a speech during the oath-taking of new career executive service officers in Malacanang, Duterte underscored his fight against corruption, saying he was never a [...] The post ‘Don’t take Duterte admission on extrajudicial killings seriously’–Palace appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Palace: Duterte ‘not serious’ when he said EJKs his only sin

President Rodrigo Duterte was only making yet another spontaneous remark when he said for the first time that his “only sin” is the spate of the extrajudicial killings being linked to the Duterte administration......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Palace belittles EJK probe

  Malacaang on Thursday dismissed as a waste of time and resources the "preliminary examination" by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of a complaint that accused President Duterte of crimes against humanity in connection with extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in his war on drugs.   Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque told Palace reporters the Philippine mission in The Hague was informed that the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC would start looking into "alleged acts associated with the campaign against illegal drugs covering the period of July 2016."   Opposition lawmakers said the move offered a "ray of hope" to the families of thousands of victim...Keep on reading: Palace belittles EJK probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

Palace insists: EJK definition does not cover drug suspects

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. on Monday, December 11, reminded Senator Leila de Lima and Commission on Human Rights (CHR) chairperson Jose Luis Martin Gascon that they were signatories to an administrative order that excluded criminals, like drug suspects, from the definition of extrajudicial killings (EJKs). Instead of criticizing President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on illegal… link: Palace insists: EJK definition does not cover drug suspects.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Palace: EJK cases should be filed in local courts, not before United Nations

MALACAÑANG CRITICIZED as “propaganda” an activist group’s filing before the United Nations (UN) of cases on extrajudicial killings (EJKs). Karapatan secretary-general Cristina Palabay on Saturday, Dec. 2, sent a letter to UN Special Rapporteurs Agnes Callamard and Michel Forst flagging 45 EJK cases in the present administration of President Rodrigo R. Duterte. These 45 cases […] The post Palace: EJK cases should be filed in local courts, not before United Nations appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

No evidence of Duterte hand in EJKs

NO evidence that President Rodrigo Duterte is behind the so-called extrajudicial killings, or EJKs. Incoming presidential spokesperson Harry Roque told Palace reporters yesterday that he does not believe the President could have ordered summary killings. “The perception is he’s behind the killings. I’m here to tell them as a lawyer,….....»»

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Palace defends zero EJKs under Duterte claim of PNP - Philippine Star

Palace defends zero EJKs under Duterte claim of PNP - Philippine Star.....»»

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Palace defends zero EJKs under Duterte claim of PNP

Palace defends zero EJKs under Duterte claim of PNP.....»»

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Palace reiterates no sacred cows in Duterte administration

Palace reiterates no sacred cows in Duterte administration GMA News Malacaang reiterated Monday that there are no sacred cows in the Duterte administration amid reports that three Cabinet members are.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

Palace: Duterte ‘will not interfere’ with bill to lower age of criminal liability

  MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte "will not interfere" and would let Congress decide and work on the proposed law, seeking to lower the age of criminal responsibility from 15 to nine years old. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo on Tuesday said Duterte, though yet to specify which age should be set as minimum age of criminal liability, would leave the matter up to lawmakers. "The President will not interfere with the measure, because that's the lawmakers' job. We will wait kung ano ang final," Panelo said in a Palace briefing. "All he (Duterte) has been saying since the campaign is he wants that lowered. And we will leave that to the lawmaker...Keep on reading: Palace: Duterte ‘will not interfere’ with bill to lower age of criminal liability.....»»

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Duterte still behind push for federalism& mdash;Palace

Duterte still behind push for federalism& mdash;Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Palace to Pinoys: Keep faith in Duterte

Malacañang yesterday urged Filipinos to continue putting their faith in President Duterte after a nationwide poll suggested that more Filipinos expect the Philippine leader to deliver most of his promises......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Palace hits American NGO for calling PH war zone in disguise | The Manila Times Online

Malacaang on Friday disputed a report that labeled the Philippines as a war zone in disguise over the alleged lethality of the Duterte administrations war on drugs. In a statement,READ The post Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

Palace bares new appointees

Malacañang on Friday disclosed three new appointees of President Rodrigo R. Duterte in the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Tourism (DoT)......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

US NGO’s remark that Philippines is a ‘war zone in disguise’ irks Palace

Malacañang on Friday accused a United States-based non-governmental organization of echoing allegations critical of the Duterte administration after it described the Philippines as a “war zone in disguise” supposedly due to the government’s bloody anti-narcotics campaign......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Palace calls bishop’s challenge to Duterte to walk without security ‘silly, absurd’

Malacañang on Wednesday hit back at a bishop’s challenge to President Rodrigo Duterte to roam the streets without bodyguards, calling it absurd and immature......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Duterte castigated sacked Bacolod cops, Palace says

President Rodrigo Duterte “castigated” the four Bacolod cops whom he ordered relieved from their posts due to their alleged links to local drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Palace defends firing of Bacolod police chief

Malacañang yesterday insisted President Duterte has basis for firing Bacolod City’s police chief even if the Philippine National Police (PNP) had said the dismissed law enforcer was not in the watchlist of officials involved in narcotics......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2019