TikTok files last-minute petition against Trump order

11/11/2020

San Francisco, United States—TikTok asked a Washington court Tuesday to stop an order from US President Donald Trump’s administration from taking effect this week as the White House seeks to ban the Chinese-owned app in the United…

US election heads to the courts

11/05/2020

Washington, United States—Democrats and Republicans girded Wednesday for a legal showdown to decide the winner of the tight presidential race between Republican Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. After Trump declared overnight he was ready to…

Family of slain cop Bontuyan: A year of loss and slow-paced justice

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It has been 365 days since Police Captain Delfin Bontuyan, was shot dead by unidentified assailants while traversing Pope John Paul II Avenue corner A. Soriano Street in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City on…

Families of victims eagerly wait for verdict in Ampatuan massacre

Froilan Gallardo 12/18/2019

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines – After waiting in anguish for ten years, Cathy Nunez and some of the families of the 32 journalist killed in the Ampatuan massacre in 2009 will be in Manila to hear the…

Iloilo media, church pray for justice to Ampatuan massacre victims

Nestor Burgos Jr. - Inquirer Visayas 12/18/2019

ILOILO CITY –– Iloilo journalists and church leaders on Wednesday held an ecumenical prayer assembly to pray and call for justice for the victims of the Ampatuan massacre on the eve of the promulgation of the 10-year…

PH to hold first trial by videoconferencing

Dona Z. Pazzibugan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — It’s a first in the Philippine judicial system. Two inmates will be tried on Sept. 2 without leaving jail, thanks to videoconferencing technology. One is facing frustrated murder charges since 2013 while another is…

Know your next chief justice: Four candidates vie for SC top post

08/20/2019

MANILA, Philippines–Who will be the next Chief Justice? So far, there are four  Supreme Court justices vying for the top position that will become vacant upon the retirement of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Oct. 18. Associate…

Mom of farmer ‘slain by soldiers’ demands justice in Sona protest

07/22/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Two months ago, exactly May 5, the 35-year-old farmer, Melvin Cabe, went out of his house in Las Navas, Northern Samar to look for food for his family. Melvin was not able to return…

Five years on, Malaysia says it will continue pursuing MH17 culprits

07/17/2019

PETALING JAYA — The Malaysian government says it will continue to pursue those who were responsible for the shooting down of flight MH17, five years after the incident in the eastern part of Ukraine. “Five years might…

Netizens start #JusticeforChristine campaign

Doris C. Bongcac, Immae Lachica 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Several individuals have joined the call for justice for the death of Christine Lee Silawan, the 16-year-old girl whose half-naked body was found in a vacant lot in Barangay Bankal, Lapu-Lapu City early…

One year since capture: Family of Myles Albasin continues to cry for justice

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/04/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — The family of Myles Albasin continues to cry for justice a year after she was captured by state forces in Mabinay town in Negros Oriental. Myles, an activist and an alumna of the…

Six minors rescued, suspected human trafficker nabbed in Lahug sting operation

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 02/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six minors were rescued after police arrested a suspected human trafficker in an entrapment operation inside a fastfood outlet in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City over the weekend. Joey Donozo was arrested by operatives…

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