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UN Launches Probe on Philippines Drug War Deaths

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos during the government's war on drugs.The measure, put.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilanews manilanewsJul 12th, 2019

UN Launches Probe on Philippines Drug War Deaths

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos during the government's war on drugs.The measure, put.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

TURNING POINT: Funny and Panicky

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 16 July) – In a vote 18 in favour, 14 against, and 15 abstention, the UN Human Rights Council decided to probe on the alleged human rights violations in the Philippines in the advent of the Duterte campaign to end the drug menace. The PNP reported 6,600 deaths related to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Drug war victims’ kin want gov t-NDF panel to probe deaths

MANILA, Philippines – Families of victims of drug-related killings on Tuesday submitted human rights violation cases against the Philippine government for re.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2017

Probe on child deaths in drug war sought

MANILA, Philippines – Sen......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 7th, 2016

DOJ reopens probe of Pampanga drug recycling case

MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Sunday, October 6, that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will reopen the drug case against Pampanga policemen involved in the alleged recycling of confiscated drugs that had been dismissed in 2017. This was prompted by a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2019

No DFA snub of German national day

Despite a ban on attending national day celebrations of countries that approved the Iceland-initiated resolution that called for a probe on drug-related killings in the Philippines, there was a Department of Foreign Affairs representative at the German Unity Day on Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 5th, 2019

PMA’s record of hazing deaths

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – For police chief General Oscar Albayalde, it should be clear to everyone that he would never have tried to intimidate anti-drug chief Director General Aaron Aquino into flouting the law when they were regional police chiefs in 2016, because Aquino was his upperclassman at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2019

Magalong drops Albayalde’s name in ‘ninja cops’ probe

  MANILA, Philippines — The name of Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde was dragged into the Senate’s probe into the alleged “ninja cops” when a 2013 anti-drug operation under his watch was brought up in the hearing. Albayalde’s name was mentioned by Baguio City  Mayor  Benjamin Magalong, who finally disclosed in an […] The post Magalong drops Albayalde’s name in ‘ninja cops’ probe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 1st, 2019

Here s a possible consequence of Philippines suspension of aid from backers of UN drug war probe

Suspending all loan and grant talks from countries that supported the United Nations resolution to investigate the Philippines' war on drugs only isolates the country more, a senator observed......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2019

Malacañang suspends talks on loans, grants from countries backing U.N. probe into drug war

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Malacañang has ordered all departments and other government agencies to suspend negotiations for loans and grants from countries that voted in favor of a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution to look into the Duterte administration's campaign against illegal drugs. The "confidential" memorandum, first reported by Inquirer , ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 21st, 2019

No chance for UN probe into Philippines drug war, Locsin says

The Philippines' top diplomat would not allow the United Nations to come into the country and investigate alleged human rights violations linked to the war on drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Iceland resolution on drug deaths forgiven — Teddy Locsin

The Iceland-initiated resolution to monitor the drug war killings in the Philippines is “forgiven,” Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 9th, 2019

Cayetano: Government intends to protect human life with drug war

MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano said that the government's anti-drug campaign "is not a war on life," even as human rights groups report around 27,000 kills related to the government drive. (READ:  Duterte gov't tally: Drug war deaths top 5,500 before SONA 2019 ) "The anti-drug campaign , or the drug war as we call it, is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2019

Amnesty Calls for U.N. Probe Into Philippine Drug War

Amnesty Calls for U.N. Probe Into Philippine Drug War TIME (MANILA, Philippines) Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 29th, 2019

Philippines Threatens to Cut Ties with Iceland Over UN Probe

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is considering cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland for leading a push to have the United Nations Human Rights Council investigate his brutal anti-drug.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Philippines Threatens to Cut Ties with Iceland Over UN Probe

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is considering cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland for leading a push to have the United Nations Human Rights Council investigate his brutal anti-drug.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Locsin contradicts Panelo on cutting ties with Iceland

MANILA, Philippines – Despite Malacañang claiming it was "seriously considering" it, Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddyboy" Locsin Jr said the Philippines will not be cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland after it led a UN resolution to probe killings in the Philippines' drug war. "I never considered for a second cutting ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Philippines, not U.N., should probe drug war – Lacson

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Panfilo Lacson said the Philippines, not the United Nations, should prepare a comprehensive report into the rising number of killings in the government's anti-illegal drug campaign. After the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution to look into drug war killings in the Philippines, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2019

Not a criminal probe: UN drug war reso only seeks rights review

Human rights groups in the Philippines and abroad hailed the adoption of a resolution for the United Nations to review the thousands of alleged extrajudicial killings linked to the government’s campaign against illegal drugs, calling it a critical step toward accountability......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2019

Philippine rights defenders support Iceland’s call for external probe into drug war killings

A group of Philippine rights defenders on Saturday backed Iceland’s draft resolution that will prod the United Nations Human Rights Council to call for actions on the alleged human rights violations in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2019