Jose Diokno - updates

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Robredo: Maria Ressa, Bishop David prove human rights worth fighting for

Feb 26, 2019 - 6:15 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo praises Rappler CEO Maria Ressa for her 'revolutionary' resilience and Bishop Pablo David for his compassion

KA PEPE DIOKNO AWARDS. (From L-R): DLSU president Brother Armin Luistro, ex-president Noynoy Aquino, UP professor Randy David, Vice President Leni Robredo, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, DLSU Chancellor Brother Bernie Oca, and DLSU College of Law founding dean Chel Diokno. Photo from OVP

Maria Ressa, Bishop David receive Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Awards

Feb 26, 2019 - 2:20 PM

(UPDATED) Bishop Pablo David does not attend the awarding ceremony after receving a number of death threats in the past week

FREEDOM FIGHTER. Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa delivers her speech during the Ka Pepe Diokno Human Rights Awards. Screenshot by Rappler

'Distortion of truth': Diokno family slams Bongbong Marcos, Enrile

Sep 21, 2018 - 2:52 PM

The family of the late statesmen Jose Diokno slams former senator Juan Ponce Enrile for peddling lies about Marcos' Martial Law, calling his actions a 'pathetic attempt at rewriting our history'

Kill or arrest? SC's Carpio pins down what PNP means by 'neutralize'

Nov 21, 2017 - 4:10 PM

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Carpio says the term 'neutralize' can mean 3 things in the war on drugs

NEUTRALIZED? 3 suspected drugs personalities were apprenhended by cops while 3 others died after a shootout in Maypajo, Caloocan City. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Through 'Ka Pepe,' Sereno reflects on human rights in PH

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno raises the challenges confronting human rights today, as a monument of the late Jose 'Ka Pepe' Diokno is unveiled on the 45th anniversary of Martial Law

REMEMBERING KA PEPE. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Vice President Leni Robredo, CHR Chairman Chito Gascon, and former president Benigno Aquino III lead the unveiling of the Jose Diokno monument inside the CHR compound. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Vice President

Thousands join national protest to remind Filipinos of Marcos' Martial Law

Sep 21, 2017 - 11:55 AM

(UPDATED) Students and youth groups begin demonstrations for the 45th anniversary of Martial Law with a rally at UP Diliman, to oppose what they fear would be nationwide military rule under the Duterte administration

No cause more worthy: Ka Pepe Diokno's fight for human rights

Sep 21, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Statesman Jose 'Ka Pepe' Diokno is regarded as the father of human rights advocacy in the Philippines

'Enough of the slaughter of mostly poor' - Diokno clan

Aug 21, 2017 - 12:14 PM

It s time to speak out against the killings Silence abets murder and we will have none of both

[Newspoint] Where is Duterte taking us?

May 27, 2017 - 12:42 PM

Questions must be asked now before the freedom to ask is itself lost

SPECIAL CABINET MEETING ON MARTIAL LAW. President Rodrigo Duterte leads a specia Cabinet meeting on his martial law declaration in Mindanao on May 26 , 2017. Malacanang photo

Robredo hits 'growing culture of apathy, impunity, lies'

Feb 24, 2017 - 12:50 AM

What kind of message are we sending to our children when our leader says it is alright to kill? says Vice President Leni Robredo

FOR THE CHILDREN. Vice President Leni Robredo urged parents to rise up against the culture of apathy and impunity to build a better nation for their children. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

#EDSA30: Remembering Alpha and Delta

Feb 25, 2016 - 9:41 AM

The two anti Marcos leaders were kept in solitary confinement in Fort Magsaysay The only way Delta and Alpha knew the other was still alive was when one would sing Lupang Hinirang and the other would reply with Bayan Ko

ALPHA. A wax figure of Senator Ninoy Aquino stands watch. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

#TalkThursday: Plunder, graft and attempts to amend charges

Jul 04, 2014 - 3:01 PM

Rappler talks to lawyer Chel Diokno on what comes after the Ombudsman has filed plunder charges with the anti graft court against 3 senators

Ninoy's life and times in TV special

Aug 21, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Docu aims to reacquaint martyred politician and PNoy s father to today s youth

PRISON. Aquino found strength in his darkest chapter. Photo courtesy of Teodoro L. Locsin Jr.