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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

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

Palace to countries seeking probe: Respect Philippines sovereignty

Malacañang again dismissed allegations that President Duterte’s war on illegal drugs violates human rights in light of reports that over two dozen countries have called for a United Nations investigation into the drug-related killings in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2019

Guevarra says Duterte admin prepared to face U.N. probe into drug war

MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Friday, July 5, that President Rodrigo Duterte's government is prepared to face any inquiry into its war on drugs following a resolution by Iceland for the United Nations (UN) to take concrete actions on the killings. "In any event, our government ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2019

PH to Conduct Own Probe on China’s ‘Missile Test’ Off WPS

The Philippines will conduct its own inquiry on China’s alleged anti-ship ballistic missile launches off the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea), Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Wednesday. “We have no first-hand knowledge about this missile launch except this news report. We will conduct our own inquiry and will decide later […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2019

U.N. rights chief: Deaths in PH anti-drug operations a ‘most serious concern’

MANILA, Philippines – United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday, June 24, expressed concern over the “extraordinarily high number of deaths” in the Philippines in the context of President Rodrigo Duterte’s continuing anti-illegal drugs campaign.  "Even the officially confirmed number ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2019

UN rights chief closely monitoring situation in Philippines

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is closely following the situation of human rights in the Philippines, its chief, Michelle Bachelet, said as she noted the high number of deaths in the government’s anti-drug campaign as well as attacks against rights defenders......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2019

Philippine drug war deaths pile up as Duterte admits losing control

Philippine drug war deaths pile up as Duterte admits losing control South China Morning Post Some 1600 people have been killed in the past six months in the Philippines' drugs crackdown, bringing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

Philippines court orders release of police files on thousands of drug-war deaths

Court dismisses solicitor generals claim that national security could be undermined The Philippine supreme court on Tuesday ordered the release of police documents on the killing of thousands of suspe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2019

6 drug suspects shot dead

MANILA, Philippines - Six more deaths linked to the government’s war on illegal drugs were reported in the past two days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2017

9 drug suspects killed

MANILA, Philippines – Nine more deaths linked to the war on drugs were reported across the country in the past two days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2017

Drug war deaths: Bulacan tops CL

MALOLOS CITY, Philippines – Bulacan registered 441 deaths in the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s anti-drug campaign since July 1 last year – the highest n.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2017