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Death penalty removed from bill amending Dangerous Drugs Act

Feb 07, 2019 - 5:50 PM

The previous version of House Bill 8909 sought to impose the capital punishment for drug possession at parties

OTHER OPTIONS. A Social Weather Stations survey finds that Filipinos do not agree with death penalty if given other options.

WATCH: House passes death penalty bill on 3rd and final reading

Mar 08, 2017 - 7:03 AM

214 yes 54 no 1 abstain – that s how the House of Representatives voted for the death penalty bill

LIST: How congressmen and women voted on the death penalty bill

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:14 PM

UPDATED A total of 217 lawmakers voted in favor of the measure while 54 voted against it and 1 abstained

FINAL VOTE. A total of 272 out of 293 members of the House of Representatives showed up on March 7, 2017, for the final reading of the bill reintroducing the death penalty. The yes vote won. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Fariñas warns: Don't use quorum to delay death penalty debate

Feb 07, 2017 - 7:39 PM

House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas makes the warning on the day House justice panel chairperson Reynaldo Umali is expected to sponsor the controversial measure

DEATH PENALTY. Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas warns congressmen not to continue questioning the session attendance as a delaying tactic on the death penalty debate. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

#AnimatED: Death penalty + impunity = kamatayan ng tunay na hustisya

Feb 06, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Ano na ang laban ni Juan kay James Bond Parak na sanay isantabi ang due process ? Anong panlaban natin sa isang sistemang hindi na innocent until proven guilty kundi guilty until otherwise proven?

UN on death penalty: PH will break int'l law

Dec 09, 2016 - 11:24 AM

The UN human rights chief makes an appeal to uphold the international human rights obligations of the Philippines against the death penalty

HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF. This file photo dated February 29, 2016, shows Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, addressing the opening of the 31st session of the Human Rights Council. File photo by Pierre Albouy/UN Photo