extrajudicial killings

extrajudicial killings

Speaking of abortion…

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(Note: I wrote this article a more than a week ago but couldn’t think of a proper title. Then the word “abortion” began to crop up in the national conversation, ...
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Palace to ICC: EJKs are not state-sanctioned

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MANILA, October 14, 2016 (PNA) – Malacañang today assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) that the alleged extrajudicial killings of suspected drug suspects in the Philippines are not ...
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Senate panel scraps inquiry into EJKs

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MANILA, October 13, 2016 (PNA) — The Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights today decided to scrap the inquiry into extrajudicial killings (EJKs) and instead tackle a ...
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A lie called Matobato

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Has the nation heard the last of Edgar Matobato? Yes, the lucky one who had the temerity to lie under oath and get away with it. He who ...
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Cayetano: EJK hearings could be LP’s ‘Plan B’ to reclaim Malacañang

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 — Senator Alan Peter Cayetano today questioned the real motive of the Senate Justice Committee in producing witness Edgar Matobato, who has claimed that President ...
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Nograles denies their bodyguards were killed by DDS

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 — Davao City First District Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles today denied the allegation made by self-confessed “Davao Death Squad (DDS)” member Edgar Matobato that vigilantes killed some ...
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Another misleading Rappler headline tries to pin cops to EJK

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Dear Rappler, There is really nothing wrong with clickbait headlines. Entire industries rely on such devices all the time and no one calls them out for it. Frankly, ...
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No gov’t directive to disregard human rights: Dureza

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The Philippines was “on its way to becoming a narco-state” when President Rodrigo Duterte took over as head of state on June 30, 2016, necessitating extraordinary measures to ...
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More killings under PNoy than under Duterte

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AUGUST 22, 2013 — From 2010 to 2015, the number of killings averaged 35 per day. Under President Rodrigo Duterte, the number has gone down to just 20. And yet ...
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Duterte scores UN’s ‘unwelcome meddling in national affairs’

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AUGUST 20, 2016 — Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella today said government has not invited the United Nations (UN) to look into alleged extrajudicial killings in the country. He ...
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