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…

‘Many of our cops are becoming the face of terror’ – Nancy Binay

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 12/21/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Several senators called for an end to police abuse as they lambasted Monday the police killing of a mother and her son in Tarlac. Senator Nancy Binay questioned what the leadership of the Philippine…

Palace: No impunity under Duterte; abusive cops to be punished

Inquirer.net 03/04/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Impunity has no place under the Duterte administration, Malacañang said Monday, as it assured the public that policemen who abuse their authority in the government’s war on drugs would not escape accountability. Presidential Spokesperson…

Impunity and lawlessness

Editorial 10/16/2018

At the current tally of 198 killings, 47 of which occurred during police operations and the rest committed by unknown assailants, the Cebu police leadership should at least not pretend that nothing is wrong as far as…

‘WAKE UP, FIGHT CULTURE OF IMPUNITY’

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/13/2018

ARCHBISHOP PALMA DECRIES RASH OF KILLINGS Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has appealed for an end in the spate of murders, as bodies piled up on the streets of Cebu City and province almost every day. Concerned about…

Archbishop Palma: ‘End the killings’

Ador Mayol 07/13/2018

  Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma appealed to end all killings and the culture of impunity that has hounded Cebu for some time now. He also urged Cebuanos to join the three-day prayer, fasting, and alms-giving next week…

Fight culture of impunity enveloping the country

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Jessa Mae O. Sotto 07/11/2018

REDEMPTORIST FATHERS URGE: ENOUGH is enough. Redemptorist priests are calling on Filipinos to wake up and fight the culture of impunity and violence in the country, saying it has emboldened unscrupulous individuals to flout the law and…

Eight years of impunity

Radel Paredes 11/25/2017

Thursday last week marked the eighth year of the Maguindanao Massacre and it went on like any other day, no longer commemorated by massive public outrage in the streets and in both mainstream and social media seen…

On human rights and impunity

Atty. Gloria Estenzo Ramos 09/25/2017

Our country is very much the focus of global concern and attention on the twin issues of human rights and impunity. The United Nations defines Human Rights as “universal legal guarantees protecting individuals and groups against actions…

Families still live in fear

Bencyrus Ellorin 11/24/2014

Cebu Daily News columnist Radel Paredes remembers Cynthia Oquendo-Ayon, one of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre, playing the piano in the dark halls of the University of San Carlos auditorium where  she was a political science…

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