The 3 journalists and two drivers are charged under section one of the draconian Unlawful Associations Act, which carries a sentence of up to 3 years in prison
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He is eventually arrested, according to Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong
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
(UPDATED) Incidents between the military and the communist New People's Army are reported in at least 7 areas nationwide
The arrests were, according to analysts, a sign of the shrinking civic space not just in the country, but the region as well.
'Kung talaga namang kinakailangan, bakit hindi ilulusot? At kung hindi naman kailangan, talagang hindi lulusot iyan. As I’ve said before, hindi naman tayo rubber stamp ng Malacañang,' says House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez
Malacañang, meanwhile, says the suspension of the writ 'is just an idea' so far
President Rodrigo Duterte says the law allows him to do this 'to protect the Republic of the Philippines'
Two other models are arrested in a separate operation earlier in the day
Taiwanese nationals Tseng Shien Ming and Hiang Zheng Kai face charges before a Parañaque court, while PO2 Jolly Aliangan of the NCRPO anti-illegal drug unit face charges at the Manila RTC
Bangladesh police say they have arrested more than 8,000 people in a nationwide crackdown launched after a wave of murders targeting minorities and secular activists
Leaders should recognize that it is a transparently enforced rule of law – not looking the other way on 'enforced disappearances' – that will be essential for business confidence and economic growth in the long run
A hotel manager was quoted by the New York Times as saying that visitors in the lobby were told by staff to leave the hotel because of an "extreme situation."
Nicaraguan Julio Rocha, the former head of the Nicaraguan Football Federation, has been detained in Switzerland since a raid on a Zurich hotel in May
President Benigno Aquino III gives assurances 'success will continue' in the arrest of high-profile fugitives
Four people are arrested as police shut down voting facilities in Macau after activists ignored strong objections from Beijing and held an unofficial referendum on electoral reform
US ambassador to China Max Baucus chides China, asking them to provide greater rights protections to its people
The President also says there's no basis to compare the treatment his government is giving detained senators to how his father, Benigno Aquino Jr, was treated by the Marcos regime
There is a way to bring the real issue, corruption, back in the game – if the government brings to jail even those who are very much part of this 'daang matuwid' administration
Those arrested, including executives from the mine operator, are suspected of negligence in connection with the disaster
Singapore denies wrongful treatment of migrant workers
While reports of vote buying are flooding various platforms, including Social Media, official rests made by PNP is only 14
A tally of arrests and confiscated arms by the PNP, major cases of vote-buying and the Aquino administration's hopes and fears begin election day
(UPDATED) Under its unprecedented money ban, the Comelec allows the public to conduct warrantless arrests against vote buyers and sellers
At least 1,634 election checkpoints were set up across the country which will randomly be activated during the election period which will end June 12
Aside from guns and weapons, what will uniformed men look out for when stopping you at checkpoints?
This is the debt owed to his many victims who were tortured and sent to be murdered at Auschwitz, says Nazi-hunter Efraim Zuroff