The administration’s biggest, most brazen lie

Solita Callas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 03/13/2021

The biggest, most brazen lie ever, at least in the history of the current administration, was told by presidential spokesperson Harry Roque in a recent press briefing. Oh, you might say, Reader, smothering your yawn, doesn’t he…

Bill seeks to hold perpetrators of EJKs liable

Leila B. Salaverria 09/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — In a bid to put a stop to extrajudicial killings (EJKs) in the country, Sen. Leila de Lima has filed a bill that seeks to hold those who ordered and cooperated in these acts…

‘Running priest’ Fr. Reyes urges Archbishop Palma to ‘march against EJK of trees’

Rosalie Abatayo 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Environmentalist priest Fr. Robert Reyes has called on Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma to take the lead and march against the “extrajudicial killing (EJK)” of trees in Naga City, in southern Cebu. Fr. Reyes, who…

‘Running priest’ is in Naga City, Cebu to help fight against ‘EJK of trees’

Rosalie Abatayo 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environmentalist priest Fr. Roberto Reyes will run along the national highway of Naga City, Cebu on Thursday, October 17, 2019, to protest against the scheduled cutting of 32 century-old trees. Reyes said the…

De Lima: Also for EJK victims on ‘Undas’

Inquirer.net 11/01/2018

While Filipinos visit their departed loved ones on this year’s “Undas,” they should also pray for the thousands killed in the government’s war on drugs and the victims of natural disasters, detained opposition Sen. Leila de Lima…

Tanod shot dead in Talisay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2018

A tanod from the mountain barangay of Sinsin in Cebu City was shot dead by two still unidentified motorcycle-riding men while at Zone 5 Barangay Lagtang, Talisay City past 11 a.m. today (October 9). PO1 June Zamora…

Duterte didn’t admit hand in murders – Palace

Inquirer.net 10/01/2018

EJK ‘only sin’ remark won’t bolster ICC case, cause impeachment Malacañang has belittled claims that President Rodrigo Duterte’s supposed admission that his “only sin is the extrajudicial killings” could bolster the case before the International Criminal Court…

EJK admission done in jest

Inquirer.net, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte’s admission regarding his involvement in extrajudicial killings was done in jest and motivated by humor, said Msgr. Joseph Tan, spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu. “I’m sure that is not to be taken in…

Tan: Duterte’s EJK admission a joke

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/28/2018

The spokesperson of the Archdiocese of Cebu is unconvinced of President Rodrigo Duterte’s sincerity when he publicly admitted that he has a hand in the extrajudicial killings in the country. Msgr. Joseph Tan said that the president…

Panelo clarifies Duterte remark: ‘EJK only issue being used vs admin’

Inquirer 09/28/2018

  Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Friday came to the defense of President Rodrigo Duterte, who earlier said that his “only sin” was the extrajudicial killings in relation to the government’s war against illegal drugs. What…

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…

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