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Category: newsSource: manila_shimbun manila_shimbunNov 8th, 2019

Robredo to keep ‘Tokhang’

VICE PRESIDENT Maria Leonor Robredo will keep Oplan Tokhang as part of the government’s recalibrated campaign against illegal drugs, her spokesman said on Wednesday amid swirling speculation that the police’s program would be scrapped. Barry Gutierrez, Robredo’s spokesman, said under the new anti-drug campaign, there would be no senseless killings. “[The vice president] is talking […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 14th, 2019

With Robredo at helm of anti-drug body, Diokno hopes killings will stop

MANILA, Philippines – Human rights lawyer Chel Diokno on Wednesday, November 6, called Vice President Leni Robredo's designation as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) "an opportunity to correct the so-called 'war on drugs' unleashed by the Duterte administration." "Under Vice President Robredo's leadership, we hope that the killings ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2019

UPDATE: Robredo accepts Duterte offer to be drug czar

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo on Wednesday finally accepted President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer to be the co-chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), with an aim of ending extradjudicial killings until the end of this administration’s term. “Kung ito ang pagkakataon para matigil ang patayan ng mga inosente at mapanagot ang mga […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 6th, 2019

UN body adopts reso to probe killings in PH

LATEST STORIES Commentary Special Reports Multimedia Special Sections About Bulatlat You Are Here: Home ? 2019 ? July ? 11 ? UN body adopts reso to probe killings in PH UN body adopts reso to probe killings in PH Ronalyn V. Olea July 11, 2019 0 Comment extrajudicial killings in the Philippines UN Human Rights Council adopts the Iceland’s resolution to investigate the human rights situation in the Philippines. MANILA — In a historic decision, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted July 11 the Iceland’s resolution to look into the human rights situation in the Philippines. During the 41st session of the UN HRC in Geneva, Switzerland, 18 countries voted in favor of the resolution while 14 voted against. Fifteen member-states abstained from voting. The resolution urges the Philippine government to take all necessary measures to prevent extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances, to carry out impartial investigations and to hold the perpetrators accountable in accordance with international norms and standards. Human rights groups in the Philippines applauded the decision. Karapatan said the resolution “is a significant step towards accountability.” “This is not the end-all, be-all of our efforts to exact accountability, but we take it as a critical start. This is a decision on the side of justice,” said Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay. Thousands have been killed in Duterte’s “war on drugs. Karapatan data revealed there have been 145 human rights defenders killed. Since 2001, Karapatan has lost 60 of their colleagues in the line of duty. “This systematic and state-perpetrated butchering of the Filipino people has reached international concern, and the clamor for change will only echo louder from here on." The post UN body adopts reso to probe killings in PH appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Robredo: War on drugs being used to justify killings, violence - Inquirer.net

Robredo: War on drugs being used to justify killings, violence - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2017

Robredo calls for unity among Pinoys

MANILA, Philippines – With a majority of Filipinos fearing for their lives over the spate of killings in connection with the war against illegal drugs, Vice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2016

Duterte warns opposition

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday warned that he would soon get even with his critics as Vice President Leni Robredo vowed to lead the political opposition against the rise of extrajudicial killings in his bloody war on illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 6th, 2016

Leni to lawmen: Use legal means vs drugs, crime

MANILA, Philippines - Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday reminded law enforcers to always use legitimate means in their efforts to end the illegal drug tr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2016

Robredo: 'Senseless, unjust violence must stop'

MANILA, Philippines Barely a week after first releasing a statement to express "concern with the growing culture of vigilantism and violence " in the country, Vice President Leni Robredo urged authorities to probe the "spate of extrajudicial killings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2016

Leni on killings: Senseless and unjust violence must stop

MANILA, Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo on Wednesday condemned the series of extrajudicial killings in the country in recent days and called on aut.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 20th, 2016

Robredo: More funds needed for separate rehab centers for drug users, pushers

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo wants a higher budget for the Department of Health (DOH) to fund separate rehabilitation centers for drug users and pushers. Robredo, as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), met with DOH officials on Monday, November 18, to be briefed on the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News6 min. ago

Malacañang backtracks, says Robredo s ICAD post not part of Cabinet

MANILA, Philippines – After first offering Vice President Leni Robredo a Cabinet position to take charge of all anti-illegal drug programs, Malacañang backtracked, claiming Robredo's new post as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) was not Cabinet-level. "The post she was appointed to is not a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News6 min. ago

Gamboa nagmatigas sa listahan ng high value target

HINDI na kailangan ni Vice President Leni Robredo, co-chairperson ng Inter-Agency Committee on Anti- Illegal Drugs (ICAD), na bigyan ng listahan ng mga high value target (HVT), ayon kay Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge (OIC) Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa kahapon......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated News32 min. ago

Bloodless drug war: 12 nabbed in Quezon City, Navotas

The campaign against illegal drugs in Metro Manila has remained bloodless since Vice President Leni Robredo accepted President Duterte’s offer to lead the anti-drug body......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago
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No disclosure of sensitive info – VP

Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday allayed fears of the agencies under the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs  in sharing to her the sensitive information on the drug war. “We will be transparent as possible so the people would know what is happening, but we will not divulge information that would not be good to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Rodrigo Duterte hands over war on drugs to vice-president and critic

Leni Robredo says if I can save even one innocent life from deadly Philippines crackdown it will be worth the political price The vice-president of the Philippines, Leni Robredo, has accepted Presiden.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

Duterte to fire Robredo if she reveals state secrets

If Vice President Leni Robredo would make public classified and confidential issues related to the illegal drugs situation and drug suspects in the country and endanger the security of the state, President Duterte vowed yesterday that he will not think twice about removing her as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 16th, 2019

Robredo to send Duterte weekly recommendations to reform drug war

MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo plans to send to President Rodrigo Duterte weekly reports highlighting her policy recommendations as co-chair of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).  On Friday, November 15, Robredo told reporters in Naga City that her office already sent the first report ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2019

No ill intent in request for drug war docs – Robredo

There is no hidden agenda behind her request for more information about the government’s deadly campaign against illegal drugs, according to Vice President Leni Robredo......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 15th, 2019