Malacañang rejects UN rights investigation of drug killings

07/06/2019

Malacañang on Friday rejected a call by some members of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to probe the growing number of killings in President Duterte’s war on drugs, saying it was interfering in the country’s sovereignty.…

Tomas makes true of his promise; files admin, criminal complaints vs Garma

Doris Bongcac and Zena Magto 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena has filed criminal and administrative complaints this afternoon, May 7, against Police Colonel Royina Garma, director of the Cebu City Police Office, before the Office of the Deputy…

NKE UP Cebu slams Negros Oriental killings

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To commemorate the Kidapawan massacre in 2016, and condemn the killings of 14 farmers allegedly supporting the New People’s Army, student protestors staged a rally outside the University of the Philippines Cebu (UP–Cebu)…

Reluya ambush ‘partially solved’ as deadline expires

Morexette Marie Erram 02/06/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – The deadline set by Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Albayalde for police in Cebu to solve the ambush of the group of San Fernando town mayor Lakambini “Neneth” Reluya is already…

Cause-oriented groups condemn Negros killings

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/02/2019

CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES–Cause-oriented groups including the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) Central Visayas and Karapatan Central Visayas condemned the killing of six persons in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental following the simultaneous operations (Sempo) by the Police Regional Office…

Journalists become increasing ‘targets’ for killings – watchdog

AFP, Inquirer.net 12/19/2018

WASHINGTON – Journalists faced growing dangers of being targeted for killing for their work in 2018 even as the risks from war and conflict declined, a media watchdog said Wednesday. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said…

Jail guard-inmate link eyed in killings

Nestle L. Semilla 11/27/2018

THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is investigating the alleged link of the killing of a jail guard last Sunday to the killing of a high-profile inmate in the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). Senior…

Killings and abuses

Editorial 11/05/2018

Regardless of one’s skepticism about the long term benefits of a planned Senate inquiry into the extrajudicial killings in Cebu, it is hoped that the hearings will result in legislation that will require greater accountability and transparency…

Kin of Malubog victims willing to testify in Senate probe on Cebu killings

Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 11/01/2018

IF only to unlock the mystery behind the spate of murders in Cebu, the mother of one of the five victims in the shooting incident in Barangay Malubog, Cebu City expressed willingness to testify in the Senate…

Senate inquiry on Cebu killings being finalized

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/30/2018

The Senate Committee on Public Order is now working on the final schedule of the Senate inquiry into the killings in Cebu. “We are looking forward na ma-schedule ito for hearing ni Chairman Ping (Senator Ping Lacson)…

Senate sets dates for inquiry on Cebu killings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/30/2018

The Senate has decided to set the dates for the inquiry on the series of killings in Cebu. Senator Risa Hontiveros, who is in Cebu City on Tuesday (October 30), said reports about the numerous killings in…

PRO-7 set for Senate probe on Cebu killings

Nestle L. Semilla 10/29/2018

“WE’RE always ready.” This was the response of top official of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) on Senator Grace Poe’s plan to file a resolution for the Senate to conduct an inquiry into the killings…

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