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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

Andanar: Leni’s view on drug war a travesty

Communications Secretary Martin Andanar yesterday called Vice President Leni Robredo’s assessment of President Duterte’s drug war a travesty, saying the former co-chairperson of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs disregarded the efforts of the agencies involved in the campaign. Robredo had called the drug war a failure and said that the government’s three-year drug war […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 8th, 2020

Leni sees Quezon City baranggay’s anti-drug efforts as model

Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday lauded Quezon City’s data-driven anti-drug drive as she visited Salaam Compound, once considered among the notorious hubs for illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2019

Leni sees QC b’gay’s anti-drug efforts as model

Vice President Leni Robredo yesterday lauded Quezon City’s data-driven anti-drug drive as she visited Salaam Compound, once considered among the notorious hubs for illegal drugs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 22nd, 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

PACC official fired for seeking Robredo probe

President Duterte fired Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission commissioner Manuelito Luna on Friday night for urging the National Bureau of Investigation to probe Vice President Leni Robredo’s efforts to help people affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic that supposedly is competing with government relief operations......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 4th, 2020

PACC officials serve ‘at the pleasure of the President’ – Belgica

All officials of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) serve at the pleasure of the President Rodrigo Duterte, its spokesman said, after the Chief Executive fired one of its commissioners for calling for a probe of Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo for supposedly “competing” with the national government’s efforts to combat the coronavirus disease 2019 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 4th, 2020

Robredo thanks Duterte for recognizing efforts

Robredo thanks Duterte for recognizing efforts.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 4th, 2020

Duterte fires PACC Commissioner Luna for pushing probe vs Robredo

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, April 3, sacked Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Commissioner Manuelito Luna, after the latter wanted a probe against Vice President Leni Robredo's relief efforts during the coronavirus outbreak.  "As of this moment, he's no longer connected with government," Duterte said in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2020

PACC exec: Robredo undermining anti-COVID efforts of government

A commissioner of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission said the National Bureau of Investigation must also investigate Vice President Leni Robredo for supposedly competing with or undermining the national government’s efforts to combat the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2020

PACC to NBI: Probe Robredo

The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Thursday has urged the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to probe Vice-President Leni Robredo for alleged illegal solicitations and other actions that undermine government efforts to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In a statement, Atty. Manuelito Luna of the PACC said that the Office of the Vice […] The post PACC to NBI: Probe Robredo appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2020

Robredo accused of competing with gov t efforts against COVID-19

(Update 2: 2:23 p.m.) The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission is asking the National Bureau of Investigation to investigate Vice President Leni Robredo for actions that they say "compete with" or are "calculated to undermine" the national government's efforts amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) scare......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2020