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An advisory from the Tapang at Malasakit Alliance also says that organizations misrepresenting their group will face legal action
Ang 11 nominadong salita ay naging laman ng mga balita at diskusyon, at bukambibig ng mga Filipino sa nakalipas na dalawang taon
Father Amado Picardal has spent his life documenting Davao Death Squad killings. He sees himself as the target of the notorious group.
'I am just a mere point of light in the dark. But I believe and hope that even small acts that we do will add to the collective efforts to awaken the conscience of the nation,' says Fr Amado 'Picx' Picardal, as he goes on a 16-day 'Bike for Life and Peace' around Northern Mindanao
A fan group for a South Korean actor is renamed 'President Duterte Supporters'. But there might be more to the story.
Who stands to gain when we are forced to pick between DDS or Dilawan?
The detained senator says the theory of immunity must be challenged at this point, saying that the drafters of the Constitution did not anticipate 'this magnitude of killings' in the hands of a 'notorious president'
The last time President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned the communist urban hit squads in his speech, he cited them as reason for the creation of the now notorious Davao Death Squad
Pero meron pa, sabi ng kausap ko, naabot namin ang sukdulang kaligayahang seksuwal kapag sinasabi niya sa mga kaaway niya, 'Papatayin ko kayong lahat'
'But there's something more,' he volunteered. 'The height of sexual pleasure is when he says "I will kill you" to his enemies.'
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Ideology is a system of political and economic thought that chooses a particular character in a particular environment in whom to incubate, and conviction is well-informed steadfastness. Simpleminded, impulsive, and stubborn, Rodrigo Duterte is just all wrong for both.
The police accuse Willyn Trabajador of posting a bomb threat against President Rodrigo Duterte, but the criminal complaint they filed against her raises more questions than answers
EXCLUSIVE: The Philippine National Police files a criminal complaint against Willyn Trabajador, whom they accuse of posting a bomb threat against the President's followers. But Trabajador insists her account was cloned.
An interview with Senator Leila de Lima who has been kept in detention for over 6 months now
UPDATED Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales inhibits from the investigation
Pro-Duterte bloggers receive unusual privileges from the Presidential Communications Operations Office to consolidate support for the popular president and silence critics
Several investigations, witnesses, and hearings have been conducted in the past decade yet the existence of the Davao Death Squad remains to be a very contested issue
Ascott DD Meridian Park Manila will sit on a 5 567 square meter lot within the 4 8 hectare complex of DoubleDragon and is set to have over 300 units
Arturo Lascañas is facing murder and frustrated murder charges over his confession of operating to kill radio man Jun Pala
Aguirre says he would have wanted to settle for a quiet life, take care of his 6 grandchildren, tend to his bonsais, and resume scuba diving, but service beckoned
Philippine Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and congressman Gary Alejano call for a preliminary examination to give victims hope Duterte’s impunity would soon end
DDS Podcast airs every Sunday morning and is hosted by Secretary Martin Andanar and Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson who have both been accused of spreading misinformation in the past
The Senate committee report recommends increase the penalty for witnesses who commit perjury
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
UPDATED Edgar Matobato is ordered arrested for the kidnapping of alleged terrorist Sali Makdum in 2002 a non bailable offense
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
The PNP chief insists he cannot comment on other allegations because it s beyond his personal knowledge
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
UPDATED Self confessed Davao Death Squad hitman Edgar Matobato leaves the Manila Police District after a Manila court issues his release order late Thursday afternoon
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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
Says Lascañas in Filipino: We cannot play the role of God deciding who will live and who will die That is so wrong
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
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
UPDATED In a Senate hearing the former Davao policeman links Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Pulong Duterte to illegal drugs