Sudan police save 85 minors from trafficking network

Police in Sudan have rescued nearly 100 people, 85 of them minors, after breaking up a human trafficking network in the northeast African country last month, Interpol said Monday. Two men and twelve women were arrested and around $20,000 of the suspected ransom money was seized in the operation at several locations in Khartoum as well as at gold mines east of the city, the international policing agency said. The victims, some of whom were as young as 10, were from several African countries including Chad, DR Congo, Eritrea, and Niger. "The diversity of nationalities amongst those rescued shows how human trafficking and people smuggling is a truly transnational problem which requ...Keep on reading: Sudan police save 85 minors from trafficking network.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerSep 10th, 2018

NBI nabs suspected pedophile in Malolos

A suspected pedophile involved in online child pornography was arrested by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Malolos, Bulacan, on Thursday in a joint entrapment operation with the Philippine National Police and foreign law enforcement agencies that also resulted in the rescue of five minors.   Janet Francisco, chief of the NBI Anti-Human Trafficking Division, identified the suspect as Anselmo Eco Jr., who had been running an online site for child pornography and live streaming of sex shows with minors since 2011.   Even own relatives   His victims, some of whom were even his relatives or neighbors, were aged 2 to 8 and were exploited i...Keep on reading: NBI nabs suspected pedophile in Malolos.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2018

2 other kids in Talaingod incident are now with their families – DSWD

    Two minors, who were among 14 children rescued in Talaingod, Davao del Norte, have already been returned to their families, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Tuesday.   In a statement, the DSWD said a "discharge conference" was conducted where the minors' identified family members and representatives of the Philippine National Police-Davao del Norte Women and Children Protection Desk were present.   During the conference, one child was turned over to the mother while the other was entrusted to the grandfather. /kga   RELATED STORIES Satur, over 70 militant leaders, Lumads 'illegally arrested' in Davao del ...Keep on reading: 2 other kids in Talaingod incident are now with their families – DSWD.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2018

Schools network rejects AFP claim of communist recruitment

The Save Our Schools Network on Saturday denounced what it said were the military's "fabricated lies" against Lumad schools, which the government has painted as recruitment areas for the communist New People's Army......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

CNN’s New York offices given all-clear after bomb threat – CNN News

Police and CNN have issued an all-clear message after the network’s New York offices and studios were evacuated Thursday night […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

‘Narcos: Mexico’ runs to second season

Netflix's "Narcos: Mexico" has generated enough return for the streaming network to declare that a second season is in the pipeline. Less than a month after its debut, Spanish- and English-language crime drama "Narcos: Mexico" is set for a second season, Netflix has announced. At one point conceived of as the fourth season of drug trade crime drama "Narcos", and in many ways still occupying that function, "Narcos: Mexico" turns from Colombian trafficking to the gestation of the Mexican cartel empire in the 1980s. Specifically, it focuses on the rise of the Guadalajara and, with a small amount of cast crossover, introduces Diego Luna ("Rogue One", "If Beale Street Could Talk"...Keep on reading: ‘Narcos: Mexico’ runs to second season.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Elderly couple in China get lost for 9 hours due to heavy smog

An elderly couple recently got lost and wandered the city for hours due to the heavy smog in Nanjing, China. The couple, unidentified, set out for groceries early at 9 a.m, but could not find their way back home after heavy smog veiled the city. The couple roamed around the city in an attempt to find their way back home, but was rendered unsuccessful as the smog made the buildings look identical. As per Jiangsu Broadcasting Network via The South China Morning Post last Nov. 29, the couple was discovered by a passerby after nine hours, at 6 p.m., who brought them to the police station. According to the husband, he and his wife went out in the morning. "I went outside with my wif...Keep on reading: Elderly couple in China get lost for 9 hours due to heavy smog.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Duterte backs police in arrest of Talaingod 18

Law enforcers were right to arrest the group of former Rep. Satur Ocampo (Bayan Muna party-list) and Rep. France Castro (ACT Teachers party-list, have been charged for allegedly illegally transporting 14 minors in Davao del Norte, President Rofrigo Duterte said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Duterte backs kidnapping charge vs. Satur Ocampo, others

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Director-General Oscar D. Albayalde on Monday said a kidnapping case will be refiled against former Bayan Muna representative Satur C. Ocampo and his companions over the transport of minors in Talaingod town, Davao del Norte, on Nov. 28......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Duterte accuses Satur Ocampo, France Castro of endangering Lumad children

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte agrees with the police's decision to file human trafficking and kidnapping charges against Leftist leaders Satur Ocampo and France Castro. In an interview with reporters on Monday, December 3, Duterte echoed the police allegation that the two – one former and one incumbent party-list representatives ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

13 of 14 minors ‘rescued’ in Talaingod  have yet to be turned over to their parents

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 02 December) -- Thirteen of 14 minors that the group of Bayan Muna President Satur Ocampo supposedly "rescued" from alleged harassment by the paramilitary group Alamara last Wednesday (Nov. 28) and supposedly "rescued" from them by the military, police and social welfare office that same evening, have yet to be turned over to their parents......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Another group held for traveling with minors

Police operatives in Davao del Sur held the occupants of five trucks found to be transporting 130 persons, most of them minors. midnight Friday. Another group held for traveling with minors Source link: Another group held for traveling with minors.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Police file kidnapping, trafficking charges vs Satur, party-list solon

Former Bayan Muna party-list Rep. Satur Ocampo and ACT Teachers Rep. France Castro were booked on kidnapping and human trafficking charges on Friday morning by the Davao Police Regional Office......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Satur, Castro, 70 others held for child trafficking in Davao del Norte

The Philippine National Police has confirmed the arrest of Rep. France Castro (ACT party-list), former congressman Satur Ocampo, and 79 others in Davao Del Norte for alleged child trafficking......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Satur Ocampo, France Castro face kidnapping, human trafficking charges

  DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo, ACT Teachers Representative France Castro, and over 70 others are facing kidnapping and human trafficking charges over the transport of 14 children from Talaingod town in Davao del Norte, police said on Thursday, November 29. Senior Superintendent Ferlu Silvio, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Army hit for continued attacks vs. Lumad schools, children in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 November) – A network of  Lumad (Indigenous Peoples) schools here slammed the Philippine Army for allegedly encamping inside Lumad schools and prohibiting a team from conducting a medical mission in Talaingod, Davao del Norte. Citing accounts from volunteer teachers, Jong Monzon, lead convener of Save Our Schools (SOS) Network in Davao […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Age fails to save retired cop, 71, from prison

Advanced age could not save a convicted grafter from serving his jail sentence, the Sandiganbayan stressed in its recent ruling denying the bid for hospital or house arrest of a 71-year-old retired police officer found guilty of corruption in 2009......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

‘Ang Probinsyano’ to portray ‘more realistic’ police in deal with PNP

GIANT media network ABS-CBN agreed to portray the Philippine National Police (PNP) “more realistically” on its primetime hit show “Ang Probinsyano” while the PNP allowed the Coco Martin starrer to…READ The post ‘Ang Probinsyano’ to portray ‘more realistic’ police in deal with PNP appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Online Exploitation of Minors Tops Trafficking Cases in Region

The online sexual exploitation of minors is the most common trafficking in person case in Davao Region. Alma D. Acera, project development officer of the Department of Social Welfare and Development-XI and a member of the Inter Agency Council Against Trafficking-XI (IACAT-XI) says that IACAT responded to 244 individuals who were victims of online sexual […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2018

CHR cautions on move to revive concept of Alsa Masa

The Commission on Human Rights cautioned the Philippine National Police on possible abuses in its proposal to create a civilian network similar to “Alsa Masa” in the 1980s......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

Looking into PNP’s misrepresentation allegations against ‘Ang Probinsyano’

Philippine National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde’s complaint against the portrayal of the police force in ABS-CBN’s long-running “Ang Probinsyano” was questioned by many due to the show being a work of fiction. It’s pure fiction as stated in the show’s disclaimer, the Kapamilya network explained to Albayalde. The disclaimer is aired before an episode starts. […] The post Looking into PNP’s misrepresentation allegations against ‘Ang Probinsyano’ appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018