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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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Imelda Marcos pardon speculative – Palace

Concerns that President Duterte might grant pardon to former first lady and now Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos are “premature” and “speculative,” Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Palace: Duterte s proclamation not intrusion, usurpation; Trillanes violates amnesty | News

Palace: Duterte s proclamation not intrusion, usurpation; Trillanes violates amnesty | News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Duterte looking for a new Palace spokesperson - Philippine Star

Duterte looking for a new Palace spokesperson - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

Duterte looking for a new Palace spokesperson

President Rodrigo Duterte said he is looking for a new spokesperson who will replace Salvado Panelo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 9th, 2018

At Oxford, Pacquiao denies EJKs months after Duterte declared his ‘sin’

Sen. Manny Pacquiao recently claimed at an open forum following his speech at Oxford University that there are no extrajudicial killings in the country. The boxer-politician was invited by Oxford Union president Stephen Horvath and society secretary Tom Brown to speak in front of the university’s prestigious debating society on November 5. Pacquiao recounted his life […] The post At Oxford, Pacquiao denies EJKs months after Duterte declared his ‘sin’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Palace: No Duterte hand in telco bidding

Palace: No Duterte hand in telco bidding.....»»

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Palace: Duterte, Uy closeness had nothing to do with third telco bid

The assumption that Davao businessman Dennis Uy's relationship with President Rodrigo Duterte affected the process of the bidding for the country's third major telco player is baseless, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Duterte admin fast-tracks recovery efforts for Yolanda victims--Palace - GMA News

Duterte admin fast-tracks recovery efforts for Yolanda victims--Palace - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

LP asks Palace for transparency on Michael Yang s role as adviser

The Liberal Party on Wednesday questioned the appointment of Davao-based Chinese businessman Michael Yang as an economic adviser to President Rodrigo Duterte......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Duterte, OFW saved from UAE death row in ’emotional’ meet at Palace

  President Rodrigo Duterte met an "emotional" Jennifer Dalquezin Malacaangon Tuesdaynight.   The overseas Filipino worker (OFW) recently came back to the Philippines after she was acquitted of murder charges and saved from Abu Dhabi's death row.   Photos released by Malacaang showed a tearful Dalquez hugging the President.   "President Rodrigo Roa Duterte embraces an emotional Jennifer Dalquez as the latter met with the President at the Malacaan Palace on November 6, 2018," stated the caption of the Palace photo distributed to reporters.   Dalquez returned to Manila on November 2 after nearly four years in prison in the United Arab...Keep on reading: Duterte, OFW saved from UAE death row in ’emotional’ meet at Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018