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Riding-in-tandem gunmen kill Bacolod rights lawyer

A human rights lawyer who responded to the massacre of Sagay farmers was shot dead in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental on Monday night......»»

Category: newsSource: davaotoday davaotodayNov 8th, 2018

IBP urges gov’t to quickly solve killing of rights lawyer

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) called on the government on Tuesday to immediately solve the killing of human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos. Ramos was killed Tuesday evening after being shot by a gunmen riding in tandem on a motorcycle. READ:Human rights lawyer shot dead in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental He was handling the case of the so-called Mabinay 6 -- six young activitists arrested in Negros Oriental last April for allegedly being communist rebels. He was also part of the team that provided assistance to peasants in Sagay in Negros Occidental, where nine sugar farmers were shot dead last October. "We decry this latest incident in a quick succession of viol...Keep on reading: IBP urges gov’t to quickly solve killing of rights lawyer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Riding-in-tandem gunmen kill Zamboanga del Sur town councilor

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Motorcycle-riding men on Tuesday, December 4, gunned down a town councilor in Zamboanga del Sur, police said. In a spot report, Police Regional Office 9 (PRO-9) identified the victim as Councilor Romeo Mainar Sr of Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur. PRO-9 said Mainar was shot dead ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

People’s lawyers face false charges, Red-tagging, murder

Last Tuesday night, human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos, who assisted the families of the nine farm workers massacred in a Sagay City hacienda on Oct. 20, was gunned down by a tandem of motorcycle-riding men near his home in Kabangkalan City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Two gunmen kills lawyer

BACOLOD CITY – Two motorcycle-riding gunmen assassinated a lawyer at Galo-Hilado Streets in Barangay 20 here, morning of August 23, 2018. Senior Supt. Francisco Ebreo, Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) director, said Atty. Rafael Atutubo, 62, succumbed to a gunshot wound on his left eye. The two masked suspects shot the lawyer at close range […] The post Two gunmen kills lawyer appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

HRW condemns killing of another journalist

HUMAN RIGHTS Watch (HRW) denounced the killing of radio broadcaster Edmund Sestoso, who was shot by gunmen riding in tandem last April 30 in Dumaguete City. In a statement, HRW Asia Division researcher Carlos Conde said the murder was another demonstration of “the persistence of a culture of impunity in the Philippines” which drive Filipino journalists […] The post HRW condemns killing of another journalist appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

Motorcycle riding gunmen kill relative of DENR-ARMM exec

    COTABATO CITY -- A driver of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DENR-ARMM) was killed while two others were hurt in an ambush here on Monday afternoon. Killed was DENR-ARMM van driver Abdulgani Guiama, 38, of Barangay Tamontaka 1, Cotabato City. Injured were Manuel Capin, DENR-ARMM supply officer, and Pablo Amador, a miner and visitor of the environment office. Senior Supt. Rolly Octavio, Cotabato City police director, said the victims were on board a van cruising Ramon Rabago Sr. Avenue at past 3 p.m. when two men riding tandem on motorbike opened fire. Responding police officers rushed the vi...Keep on reading: Motorcycle riding gunmen kill relative of DENR-ARMM exec.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2017

Bacolod village chief shot dead

BACOLOD City – A village chief here was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding gunmen at Purok Paloma, Brgy 16, late evening of Dec. 1, 2018. Reports from Aksyon Radyo here identified the victim as Barangay Captain Nelson “Junjun” Ligaya of Brgy 16, here. Initial police investigation stated that Ligaya succumbed to six gunshot wounds. Witnesses […] The post Bacolod village chief shot dead appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Barangay chairman patay sa pamamaril sa Bacolod

Ayon sa isa sa mga umuupa sa bahay ng biktima, apat na lalaking naka-bonnet umano ang bumaril sa kaniya at pawang mga riding-in-tandem. Source link link: Barangay chairman patay sa pamamaril sa Bacolod.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2018

Another ‘druggie’ killed by ‘riding-in-tandem’

RIDING-IN-TANDEM gunmen carried out another daring broad daylight assassination of a suspected drug personality in Iloilo City. Nestor Piagola, 33, of Barangay Zamora-Melliza, City Proper, Iloilo, was driving his passenger tricycle near the Iloilo Terminal Market when motorcycle-riding suspects (MRS) peppered him with bullets. The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. of Nov. 24, 2018 at […] The post Another ‘druggie’ killed by ‘riding-in-tandem’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Negros police tracking POIs in lawyer’s slay

BACOLOD CITY: The Police Regional Office-6 (PRO-6) in Western Visayas said it already has several persons of interest in the murder of human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos in Kabangkalan City, Negros Occidental. A statement issued by PRO-6 said one of the angles being explored is Ramos’ work of providing legal assistance and counsel for farmers… link: Negros police tracking POIs in lawyer’s slay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

Duterte blasts communists: Why would I kill a lawyer?

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte denied he was behind the killing of a lawyer for communists, as critics blamed the Philippine National Police for the death of human rights lawyer and peasant advocate Benjamin Ramos in Negros Occidental. "What the fucking shit? Why would I kill ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Drilon condemns killing of human rights lawyer

Senate Minority Leader Franklin M. Drilon on Thursday condemned the killing of human rights lawyer Benjamin Ramos, who was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men late Tuesday. “I condemn in the strongest term the killing of Atty. Ramos. He is a great loss to the legal profession and the Filipino people, especially the oppressed whose rights […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

Negros Occidental human rights lawyer shot dead

A human rights lawyer who assisted the families of the victims of a massacre in Sagay, Negros Occidental last month was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants on Tuesday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Negros Occidental human rights lawyer shot dead

A human rights lawyer who assisted the families of the victims of a massacre in Sagay, Negros Occidental last month was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assailants on Tuesday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Ex-convict shot dead in Guimaras

By: Gail T. Momblan AN EX-CONVICT was shot dead by still unidentified assailants at Sitio Carig-on, Barangay Agsanayan, Buenavista, Guimaras morning of October 10, 2018. Nataniel Jover, who was convicted of murder, was riding a jeepney when riding-in-tandem gunmen attacked him. Senior Inspector Jeffrey Ferrer said that in 2009, Jover killed municipal employee Gerardo Gonzales by […] The post Ex-convict shot dead in Guimaras appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

MYSTERY MURDERS: Riding-in-tandem killings in city remain unsolved

CASES of motorcycle-riding assassination in Iloilo City remain unsolved. Sr. Supt. Martin Defensor, Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) officer-in-charge, expressed worries that such cases would end up as statistics. After Defensor assumed post on Sept 12, he met with the officers in charge of three killings involving motorcycle-riding gunmen. “So far, there have been no […] The post MYSTERY MURDERS: Riding-in-tandem killings in city remain unsolved appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

IBP-Davao condemns shooting of lawyer by motorcycle-riding gunman

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 Sep) – The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Davao Chapter expressed alarm over a gunman’s failed attempt to kill a lawyer in front of the Hall of Justice here Wednesday morning, two days after a similar incident occurred in broad daylight in Tagum City. The location where private law […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

Cop wounded in shooting

BACOLOD City – A police officer from the Negros Occidental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) was wounded after he was shot by motorcycle-riding gunmen at Phase 1, Barangay Rizal, San Carlos City, Tuesday night. The victim is Senior Police Officer 2 Carlos Alob, a resident of Rizal village and assigned to La Castellana Municipal Police Station. […] The post Cop wounded in shooting appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

‘Leave no stone unturned in lawyer’s slay probe’

BACOLOD City –Chief Supt.  John Bulalacao, PNP Region 6 director, ordered the Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) here to leave no stone unturned in the investigation on the murder of lawyer Rafael Atutubo. Atutubo was   gunned down by motorcycle-riding suspects in front of his house at Galo-Hilado Streets, Brgy. 20, Bacolod City, morning of Aug […] The post ‘Leave no stone unturned in lawyer’s slay probe’ appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2018

2 Chinese nationals shot dead along Taft Avenue

MANILA, Philippines – Two Chinese nationals were shot dead by still unidentified riding-in-tandem gunmen on Saturday, August 18, along Taft Avenue in Ermita, Manila. In an initial report released by the Manila Police District, the two men were identified as: Yi Shou Yan, 35, male, single, and resident of 479 Jaboneros St, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2018