Arturo Lascañas is facing murder and frustrated murder charges over his confession of operating to kill radio man Jun Pala
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the DOJ order is 'proof' that retired Davao cop Arturo Lascañas told the 'truth' about President Rodrigo Duterte in connection with the Davao Death Squad
A Maranao lawyer suggests the deployment of women soldiers, or Muslim women soldiers, to checkpoints and the inclusion of 'sensitivity to culture and religion' in the implementing guidelines
The Senate committee report recommends increase the penalty for witnesses who commit perjury
Almost 4,000 new lawyers told to 'arm yourselves well with idealism tempered by wisdom; passion strengthened by persistence; knowledge of the law honed by dedicated hard work'
Says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno: 'We need lawyers who will not back down from serving the rule of law even at great personal cost. We need lawyers who will not bend to pressures to set the law aside in favor of expediency.'
The 5 are remanded in custody on Wednesday, May 3, for sharing Facebook posts written by Paris-based Thai historian Somsak Jeamteerasakul about the disappearance of a democracy plaque in Bangkok last month
Ten royal defamation charges is the most anyone has ever faced in Thailand since the law become increasingly used
In a statement, the self-confessed Davao Death Squad leader reminds Senator Lacson that he was once a fugitive
It's been more than 3 decades since Lascañas entered the police force and 4 months since he retired his police uniform. Now he has fled.
Senator Panfilo Lacson, who led the Senate probe into Arturo Lascañas' testimony, says the family of the ex-Davao City cop also flew a month ahead of him
Bureau of Immigration spokesperson Antonette Mangrobang says there is no hold departure order or lookout bulletin against retired Davao City policeman Arturo Lascañas
Gabriela Representatives Arlene Brosas and Emmi de Jesus say it is 'unbecoming' of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez to generalize that all lawyers have extramarital affairs like him
CJ Sereno challenges lawyers to go against the tide, stand firm in the face of pressure, and follow their conscience
Lawyer Jude Sabio says testimonies of self-proclaimed Davao Death Squad members and pronouncements on killing drug personalities will help build a strong case against President Rodrigo Duterte before the ICC
The sworn affidavits of the 4 witnesses in 2009 cover the structure of the alleged death squad, describe how the death contracts were carried out, and elaborate on the practice of burying victims in the Laud quarry
In his Lenten message, Archbishop Socrates Villegas presents 'true stories of conversion' from self-confessed hitmen Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascañas
A family comes forward to seek justice for the death of loved ones who died in the name of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. The main suspect happens to be the President's namesake.
The PNP chief insists he cannot comment on other allegations because it's beyond his personal knowledge
Liberal Party president Senator Francis Pangilinan cites as examples the troubles besetting the PNP, Bureau of Immigration, Tourism Promotions Board, and the DFA
If the criminal acts imputed on the President were committed when he was not yet a president, he cannot be protected by presidential immunity
Lawyer Jude Sabio says he wants to file by end of March the crimes against humanity case in relation to extrajudicial killings
Will more people join the likes of Edgar Matobato and Arthur Lascanas?
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Lascañas talks about his team of hitmen, addresses policemen who will be involved in the revived TokHang operations, and has a message for President Rodrigo Duterte as well
The self-confessed hitman of the so-called Davao Death Squad warns cops of a 'suffering' that comes once you've killed for the wrong reasons
Says Lascañas in Filipino: 'We cannot play the role of God, deciding who will live and who will die. That is so wrong.'
Ruben Borja Baguio, the dance instructor of Jocellyn Duterte Villarica, writes on Facebook that he is alive. Lascañas reacts, saying it is possible that Baguio is a different dance instructor or that they got the wrong man at the time.
The creation of the new team comes after former policeman Arturo Lascañas told the Senate that President Rodrigo Duterte ordered killings when he was Davao City mayor
'It was then known as the DDS during Martial Law. The sparrow units and the DDS were fighting it out,' says President Rodrigo Duterte
The Supreme Court will see clearly that Duterte, De Lima, and Lascañas do not love each other, but surely love for this country and for the rule of law will make the Court decide the case in the right way
Senators grill the self-confessed Davao Death Squad hitman over his decision to recant an earlier claim before the Senate
Retired policeman Arturo Lascañas claims then-Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte ordered operations, gave the go signal to kill, provided monetary rewards, and assured protection for Davao Death Squad members
The retired Davao policeman's testimony on the Davao Death Squad has no value, says Senator Panfilo Lacson. 'It's filed and noted.'
The lawyers of Davao hitman retired SP03 Arturo Lascañas were the private prosecutors in the impeachment trial of ousted president Joseph Estrada in December 2000
(UPDATED) In a Senate hearing, the former Davao policeman links Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo 'Pulong' Duterte to illegal drugs
Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III is set to question the 'probative value' of the retired Davao policeman's testimony, saying the probe is just for 'entertainment'
The retired Davao policeman apologizes to the Senate for his testimony last year, saying he was ordered at the time to 'deny everything' about the Davao Death Squad
Lascañas' public confession creates a stir inside the Senate and exposes a divided upper chamber
(2nd UPDATE) The Senate committee on public order sets the hearing for Monday, March 6
Asked what kind of case will be filed against the opposition senator, Calida says, 'Give me more time and I will have the proper case to be filed against him'
(UPDATED) SPO3 Arthur Lascañas, a self-confessed hitman of the so-called 'Davao Death Squad,' says he lied about its existence before because he was afraid for the safety of his family and himself