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Death penalty revival may affect Pinoys jailed abroad

Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman yesterday expressed objection to the proposed reimposition of the death penalty in the country, warning of possible repercussions to the appeals for the commutation of the death sentence on Filipinos convicted abroad......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 1st, 2020

Lawyers: Death penalty more likely to affect poor, doesn t deter crime

“Statistically, and sociological studies would show... that there is no direct correlation between criminality, including drug cases, and the death penalty,” Cayosa said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

DOJ sees no impediments to return of death penalty, wary of letting kids watch executions

The revival of the death penalty is within the powers of the Congress and is allowed by the Constitution, Justice Assistant Secretary Nicholas Ty......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

After Duterte push, House tackles death penalty bills amid pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — Following the call of President Rodrigo Duterte, the House Committee on Justice on Wednesday began tackling bills pushing for the revival of the death penalty for some heinous crimes even as the country struggles against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The House panel started debates on 12 bills on the highly controversial […] The post After Duterte push, House tackles death penalty bills amid pandemic appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2020

Go backs Duterte’s death stance

I fully support President Duterte’s call to discuss the revival of the death penalty. Let us strengthen the campaign against illegal drugs and other scourges in society. The post Go backs Duterte’s death stance appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 29th, 2020

Lawmakers split on proposed revival of death penalty

Lawmakers expressed opposing views on the call of President Duterte to revive the death penalty during his fifth State of the Nation Address on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 28th, 2020

SONA 2020: Duterte calls for death penalty revival anew

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Minutes after President Rodrigo Duterte vowed that the Philippine government “will not dodge” its obligation to protect human rights, the country’s top executive then asked the Congress to pass a law that would reinstate capital punishment by lethal injection. Duterte, in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), called on […] The post SONA 2020: Duterte calls for death penalty revival anew appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2020

Peoples’ lawyers slam ‘anti-poor’ call for death penalty

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu chapter of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) has expressed opposition against President Rodrigo Duterte’s call for the revival of the capital punishment, tagging the lobbied policy as “anti-poor.” Mr. Duterte, during his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 25, 2020, called on Congress […] The post Peoples’ lawyers slam ‘anti-poor’ call for death penalty appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2020

Duterte reiterates passage of death penalty by lethal injection

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday reiterated his call to Congress for the swift passage of death penalty by lethal injection. Duterte his fifth State of the Nation Address, he said he wanted the revival of the death penalty as punishment for illegal drugs cases as this could help the government to deter criminality. “I reiterate […] The post Duterte reiterates passage of death penalty by lethal injection appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJul 27th, 2020

Pacquiao’s killer instinct killed

Not only was the renowned boxer ridiculous in the presentation of his stand on pushing for the death penalty revival in the Philippines last August 6. He was also not equipped with the statistical data to support his stand. More ludicrous was his use of fallacious reasons to bolster his stand. The post Pacquiao’s killer instinct killed appeared first on A people's news site in Northern Luzon......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsAug 19th, 2019

Death penalty looms as key issue in Congress

  THE big debate on the proposed revival of the death penalty has begun in Congress, follow­ing President Duterte’s call in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) for its application as punishment for heinous crimes related to drugs and for plunder. There are many legislators firmly opposed to the death penalty for religious reasons, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJul 27th, 2019

Where senators stand on reimposition of death penalty

Here's the stance of each senator on death penalty's revival......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 24th, 2019

Drilon calls blocking revival of death penalty a tough battle but vows to stop its passage

But Drilon, a former justice secretary, vowed to fight “tooth and nail” to block the reimposition of capital punishment in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2019

Death penalty revival has economic repercussions – Lopez

MANILA, Philippines – Economic repercussions await the Philippines should the planned revival of the death penalty in the country push through, Trade Secreta.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 8th, 2017

Pro-life coalition formed vs death penalty revival

MANILA, Philippines – Pro-life advocates have formed a coalition to oppose moves by the House of Representatives to revive capital punishment in line with Pr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2017

PAO chief now supports death penalty revival

MANILA, Philippines - Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda-Acosta yesterday expressed support for the proposed restoration of death penalty in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2016

Next PH envoy to UN hits death penalty revival, extrajudicial killings

Next PH envoy to UN hits death penalty revival, extrajudicial killings.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2016

Next PH envoy to UN hits death penalty revival, extrajudicial killings - Rappler

Next PH envoy to UN hits death penalty revival, extrajudicial killings - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsDec 21st, 2016

Bacolod set to hold prayer rally against death penalty

MANILA, Philippines — A Catholic Church-led "Prayer Rally for Life" is set in Bacolod on Monday afternoon to fight against the proposed revival of death pena.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 12th, 2016

LP urges Pinoys to defend rights amid drug war, death penalty bill - Inquirer.net

LP urges Pinoys to defend rights amid drug war, death penalty bill - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsDec 11th, 2016

With death penalty revived, PH won't be able to get back fugitives hiding abroad - Atienza

With death penalty revived, PH won't be able to get back fugitives hiding abroad - Atienza.....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 11th, 2016