C4HR to submit accounts on EJK to ICC

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/22/2018

A multi-sectoral human rights movement in Cebu is preparing accounts on the alleged extra judicial killings in the Philippines for submission to the International Criminal Court (ICC). “This is to show that the “War on drugs” is…

Group vs EJKs express concern over threat of Duterte’s RevGov

Inquirer.net 11/29/2017

MGA Manananggol Laban sa EJK (Manlaban), an alliance of lawyers, judges and law students, expressed serious concern over President Duterte’s threat of a declaration of a revolutionary government (RevGov). Several rallies, both pro-and anti-RevGov, are expected to…

Cebu Archdiocese to PNP: Cooperate in EJK probes

Futch Anthony Inso 10/09/2017

THE Archdiocese of Cebu has urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to cooperate in the investigation conducted by different agencies on cases involving extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the region. According to Msgr. Joseph Tan, spokesperson of Archdiocese…

PAO sees ‘staged crime scene’ on Arnaiz case

Inquirer.net 09/08/2017

Staged. This was how Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) forensic expert, Dr. Erwin Erfe, described on Friday the crime scene in Caloocan City where Carl Angelo Arnaiz was allegedly killed in a shootout with the police. “Ang tingin…

Duterte: Teen slays meant to sabotage PH drug war

Inquirer.net 09/08/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said the recent killings of teenagers were meant to sabotage his anti-crime efforts. “Silipin mong (National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa) mabuti kasi sinasabotahe kayo. Sinasadya talaga ‘yan,” Duterte said during the…

CALLS MOUNT TO PROBE HITMAN CLAIM

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/03/2017

The confession of Barangay Captain Jinnefer Mercader of Lugo, Borbon, that he was a hitman for some politicians in Cebu has rekindled interests into the unsolved deaths of over a hundred victims of extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in…

Drilon: Ombudsman should probe Kian’s slay

Inquirer.net 08/25/2017

ILOILO CITY — Senator Franklin Drilon on Friday reiterated his call for the Ombudsman to conduct the investigation into the killing of Kian Loyd delos Santos instead of the Department of Justice (DOJ). “It is obvious that…

Lumad stages protest at PRO-7

Miguel Ernest E. Ermac 08/23/2017

AS THE Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) celebrates the 116th Police Service Day anniversary, members of the Lumad minority group are staging protest in front of the Camp Sergio Osmeña Sr. in Cebu City on…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 08/21/2017

ANTI-EJK CALL Militant and youth groups staged protests in Cebu City on Monday to call for justice for the slain 17-year-old Kian delos Santos. The group even placed dummies along the street of Colon to demand an…

Police urged: Finish EJK probe

Nestle L. Semilla 06/07/2017

The regional Commission on Human Rights (CHR-7) asked the police yesterday to submit the results of their investigations into the deaths of drug suspects during police operations in Cebu province. During yesterday’s Provincial Peace and Order Council…