Short, sweet this one | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Manuel, E. N. (2019, July 17). Short, sweet this one. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 17, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/17/short-sweet-this-one/ Short, sweet this one By Elmer N. Manuel – July 17, 2019 12:05 AM With President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SoNA) just around the bend, presidential spokesman Salvador … Continue reading

UN dismisses Iceland plea | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lozada, C. (2019, July 07). UN dismisses Iceland plea. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/07/un-dismisses-iceland-plea/ UN dismisses Iceland plea By Chito Lozada – July 7, 2019 12:05 AM Presidential Human Rights Committee Secretariat Undersecretary Severo Catura The United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) ignored a motion of some UN … Continue reading

Assembly line for NPA rebels | Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Reference: Lozada, C. (2019, July 08). Assembly line for NPA rebels. Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor. Retrieved July 08, 2019 from https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2019/07/08/assembly-line-for-npa-rebels/ Assembly line for NPA rebels By Chito Lozada – July 8, 2019 12:05 AM Indoctrinated Communist movement gets a continuous supply of fighters from so-called Salugpungan schools. CHICAGO — Child warriors are a reality … Continue reading

ICC examines complaint vs Rody on drug war deaths | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Africa, R. (2018, February 09). ICC examines complaint vs Rody on drug war deaths. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 12, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/icc-examines-complaint-vs-rody-drug-war-deaths ICC examines complaint vs Rody on drug war deaths By RAYMOND AFRICA February 09, 2018 THE International Criminal Court (ICC) has informed the Philippines that it has begun a preliminary examination … Continue reading

Martial law petitioners: SC decision will embolden Duterte to ‘flout’ rule of law | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Patag, K. J.( 2018, February 06). Martial law petitioners: SC decision will embolden Duterte to ‘flout’ rule of law. The Philippine Star. Retrieved February 07, 2018 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/02/06/1785198/martial-law-petitioners-sc-decision-will-embolden-duterte-flout-rule Martial law petitioners: SC decision will embolden Duterte to ‘flout’ rule of law By Kristine Joy Patag (philstar.com) | Updated February 6, 2018 – 9:51pm MANILA, … Continue reading

Tribunal backs ML extension | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, February 07). Tribunal backs ML extension. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 7, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/tribunal-backs-ml-extension Tribunal backs ML extension By ASHZEL HACHERO February 07, 2018 THE Supreme Court yesterday dismissed consolidated petitions questioning the one-year extension of martial law (ML) and the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao.

UN experts warn vs martial law abuses | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Valente, C. S. (2018, December 30). UN experts warn vs martial law abuses. The Manila Times. Retrieved January 4, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/un-experts-warn-vs-martial-law-abuses/371287/ UN experts warn vs martial law abuses | The Manila Times Online BY THE MANILA TIMES ON DECEMBER 30, 2017 TWO United Nations experts have warned against growing “militarization” in Mindanao, claiming … Continue reading

Senate to govt: Stop ‘senseless killings,’ protect the youth – Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. E. and Araja, R. N. (2017, September 27). Senate to govt: Stop ‘senseless killings,’ protect the youth. manilastandard.net. Retrieved September 27, 2017 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/247938/senate-to-govt-stop-senseless-killings-protect-the-youth.html Senate to govt: Stop ‘senseless killings,’ protect the youth posted September 27, 2017 at 12:01 am by Rey E. Requejo and Rio N. Araja SIXTEEN of 23 senators … Continue reading

CHR chief: I’m not resigning | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: De Leon, A. L. (2017, September 19). CHR chief: I’m not resigning. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved September 19, 2017 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/chr-chief-i%E2%80%99m-not-resigning CHR chief: I’m not resigning By ANGELA LOPEZ DE LEON September 19, 2017 COMMISSION on Human Rights chairman Chito Gascon yesterday said he would not resign despite being ridiculed by President Duterte and … Continue reading

Senators to push for lifting of martial law in the event of abuses | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Antiporda, J. (2017, July 24). Senators to push for lifting of martial law in the event of abuses. The Manila Times. Retrieved July 25, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/senators-push-lifting-martial-law-event-abuses/340208/ Senators to push for lifting of martial law in the event of abuses | The Manila Times Online BY JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, TMT ON JULY 24, 2017 SOME … Continue reading

Aid worker details rights abuses under martial law | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Panti, L. T. (2017, July 23). Aid worker details rights abuses under martial law. The Manila Times. Retrieved July 25, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/aid-worker-details-rights-abuses-martial-law/340070/ Aid worker details rights abuses under martial law | The Manila Times Online BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON JULY 23, 2017 AN AID worker has decried human rights violations against … Continue reading

Alvarez: No human rights abuses under martial law | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Panti, L. T. (2017, July 24). Alvarez: No human rights abuses under martial law. The Manila Times. Retrieved July 25, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/alvarez-no-human-rights-abuses-under-martial-law/340279/ Alvarez: No human rights abuses under martial law | The Manila Times Online BY LLANESCA T. PANTI, TMT ON JULY 24, 2017 SPEAKER Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte has ruled … Continue reading

Impeachment bids and rights issues: Cases vs Duterte in his first year | Inquirer News

Reference: Torres-Tupas, T. (2017, July 3). Impeachment bids and rights issues: Cases vs Duterte in his first year. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 3, 2017 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/910384/impeachment-bids-and-rights-issues-cases-vs-duterte-in-his-first-year Impeachment bids and rights issues: Cases vs Duterte in his first year By: Tetch Torres-Tupas – Reporter / @T2TupasINQ INQUIRER.net / 08:00 AM July 03, 2017 Editor’s Note: Starting June … Continue reading

Surprise visit angers Palace | The Manila Times Online

Surprise visit angers Palace | The Manila Times Online BY CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT ON MAY 6, 2017 Reference: Valente, C.S. (2017, May 6). Surprise visit angers Palace. Manila Times. Retrieved May 9, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/surprise-visit-angers-palace/325742/ A WORD war has ensued between Malacañang and United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard after the former accused … Continue reading

Palace, Callamard word war erupts | The Manila Times Online

Palace, Callamard word war erupts | The Manila Times Online BY CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT ON MAY 7, 2017 Reference: Valente, C.S. (2017, May 7). Palace, Callamard word war erupts. Manila Times. Retrieved May 9, 2017 from http://www.manilatimes.net/palace-callamard-word-war-erupts/325926/ A WORD war has ensued between Malacañang and United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard after the … Continue reading

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