Modeling agency owner, events organizer in Cebu accused of human trafficking

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The owner of a popular modeling agency and an events organizer, both Cebu-based, are now in hot waters. They are currently facing complaints for allegedly violating the Anti-Human Trafficking Law after a teenage…

CLB to MCPO: Investigate red-tagging

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) is asking the Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) to investigate the red-tagging incident of their group using posters placed in the vicinity of the Cebu International Convention Center.…

CLB: Lumad children were ‘seized’ not ‘rescued,’ best interest for children ignored

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) said the so-called “rescue operations” of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the Lumad children at a retreat house situated at the University of San Carlos (USC)-Talamban Campus…

CLB reminds LGUs, law enforcers to uphold rights of children caught violating quarantine rules

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As local government units move to heighten the enforcement of sanctions on quarantine violators, a children’s rights advocate groups reminded authorities to follow the guidelines in the proper handling of minors involved in…

CLB: Anti-Terror Bill creates ‘climate of fear, paranoia’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another progressive group has joined the call against the passage of the proposed Anti-Terrorism Bill, which now awaits President Duterte’s signature, calling the proposed law “patently unconstitutional and repressive of the participation rights…

Stage plays to highlight faces of human trafficking in Cebu

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/16/2018

The Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) will hold a series of stage plays to highlight the different faces of human trafficking. “Trapik” is a trilogy of stage plays directed by Emman Mante. It will be performed at the…

Lawyer files online libel against netizen

Izobelle T. Pulgo 07/24/2016

A lawyer who made Facebook posts against President Rodrigo Duterte filed a libel charge against a netizen who made a derogatory statement on his FB post. Lawyer Vicent Isles of the Children’s Legal Bureau filed a complaint…

UP forum tackles child trafficking

Intern 12/10/2015

A FORUM on gender-based violence was held at the University of the Philippines Cebu Wednesday last week. This was organized UP Cebu Gender and Development Office, Sidlak Gender Resource Center in Central Visayas and UP Cebu Political…

American charged for human trafficking, child abuse

Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/02/2015

CRIMINAL complaints were filed against an American national who was caught with a 17-year-old girl in his home in barangay Odloy, Bogo City, northern Cebu. David Ray Carpenter was charged before the Bogo City Prosecutors’ Office last…

2ND RETIREE CAUGHT IN BOGO

Apple Ta-as 06/29/2015

US pensioner is second arrested for trafficking in June The parents of a 17-year-old girl saw nothing wrong with her staying with a 67-year-old American retiree in his bungalow home in barangay Odlot, Bogo City in northern…

Trafficking at the barangay level

06/09/2015

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s warning against human trafficking syndicates during the 1st International Dialogue on Human Trafficking curiously comes amid the recent arrest of an American retiree named Harold Glover at his home in barangay Taytayan,…

Retiree faces additional charges

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/09/2015

The Children’s Legal Bureau (CLB) is considering to file additional charges against the 69-year-old American pensioner who was arrested last week for allegedly molesting underage girls in Bogo City. Lawyer Noemi Truya, CLB spokesperson, said Harold Glover…

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