hazing in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on hazing in the Philippines

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Duterte signs law on total hazing ban

Jul 11, 2018 - 7:00 PM

With the signing of the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, all forms of hazing are illegal. The law also imposes fines as additional penalties for those who plan and participate in hazing rituals.

PNP Academy beatings: Tradition turning into tragedy

Apr 10, 2018 - 10:30 AM

Rappler interviews alumni from different batches of the PNP Academy, revealing how a treasured tradition recently wound up as tragedy

LIST: 44 PNP Academy cadets face charges over 2018 graduation mauling

Apr 04, 2018 - 3:46 PM

The 44 cadets face administrative charges for grave misconduct or neglect of duty

PNP Academy cadets 'threatened' by seniors to join 2018 mauling

Apr 03, 2018 - 4:45 PM

An investigation panel finds that Philippine National Police Academy cadets from lower batches were ordered to join the mauling or else they would be harmed

VIOLENCE IN PNPA. Academy cadets march inside Camp Castañeda. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PNP Academy beating caught on video may just be 'celebratory' – Dela Rosa

Apr 02, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Even the PNP's top officials trade blows in jest, says Director General Ronald dela Rosa, who then demonstrates 'playful' punches during a press briefing

IN JEST. PNP chief Dela Rosa demonstrates how he punches fellow generals to greet them. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

PNP chief Dela Rosa: Academy hazings made me who I am today

Apr 02, 2018 - 10:14 AM

''Yung lahat ng dinaanan kong paghihirap, diyan ako naging disiplinado at diyan ako naging director ngayon,' says Dela Rosa

WHAT DOES IT TAKE? PNP chief Ronald Dela Rosa speaks at a press conference at Camp Crame Headquarters on Monday, March 26, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

[EXCLUSIVE] Video in 2017 shows beating at PNP Academy

Mar 27, 2018 - 8:10 PM

A source identifies one of the punishers in the 2017 video as one of the victims in the 2018 PNPA graduation mauling: Police Inspector Ylam Lambenecio

TRADITION? PNPA cadets appear to hit each other with a paddle inside the academy grounds. Rappler screengrab

Senate panel seeks Divina disbarment, Dela Rosa on body cameras, Licuanan on resignation| Evening wRap

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:12 PM

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The different angles in Atio Castillo's hazing case

Nov 07, 2017 - 4:24 PM

Ventura's testimony is seen as a breakthrough in the hazing case, but Senator Lacson asks: could he be a Trojan horse?

HAZING. The death of freshman law student Horacio Castillo III triggers Senate investigations that have so far threshed out key details in a sensational case of hazing.

A sad reunion: Firefighter who rescued Atio Castillo visits wake

Sep 27, 2017 - 10:28 AM

Firefighter Lords Hernandez reunites with the family whom he helped rescue during a fire in Paco, Manila in 2005, but there is no cause for celebration

REUNION. Firefighter Lords Hernandez and his teammate pay respect to Horacio Castillo III, the same boy whom they rescued in a fire more than a decade ago. Photo by Yvette Fernandez

Drilon admits he underwent fraternity hazing

Sep 26, 2017 - 7:00 AM

'Like Senator Gordon, Senator Lacson, we all went through this in our younger days. We all know what happens in initiation rights when you go through hazing,' says Minority Leader Franklin Drilon

Aegis Juris, the UST frat allegedly behind latest hazing death

Sep 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM

One of the 3 fraternities based in the UST Faculty of Civil Law, Aegis Juris subscribes to the motto 'Do no injustice, suffer no injustice'

What's happening to hazing cases in the Philippines?

Feb 18, 2017 - 2:15 PM

There are 14 reported hazing deaths in the last 22 years since the Anti Hazing Law was passed but only one conviction so far

UP CMC condemns 'dehumanizing' hazing incident

Mar 03, 2016 - 1:03 PM

Hazing has no place in a university that upholds honor and excellence says the UP College of Mass Communication

DEHUMANIZING. The University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication says there is no room for a 'dehumanizing act' in their institution

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Stop the charade, ban hazing

Jul 14, 2014 - 7:30 AM

The least that our powerful men and women could do to make up for their long years of silence is to collectively condemn hazing and pave the way for its criminalization

Charges filed vs 20 Benilde hazing suspects

Jul 11, 2014 - 2:51 PM

UPDATED At least 4 suspects however have fled the country before formal complaints were filed

3 more suspects in Benilde hazing have left the country

Jul 11, 2014 - 2:16 PM

Once criminal charges are filed against the suspects the Department of Foreign Affairs can cancel the passports of those abroad so they can be deported

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows Guillo Cesar Servando being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

17 Benilde hazing suspects on immigration lookout list

Jul 10, 2014 - 6:36 PM

See the list of suspects here The Philippine National Police and the National Bureau of Investigation will also file a case against them on Friday July 11

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows Guillo Cesar Servando being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Is it time for schools to recognize fraternities?

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:21 AM

If you do not recognize fraternities on campus they go underground

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

BI: One of Benilde hazing suspects has fled to the US

Jul 09, 2014 - 3:38 PM

Kevin John Navoa one of the suspects in the hazing rites that killed 1 student and injured 3 others can be deported from the US once the DFA cancels his passport

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows Guillo Cesar Servando being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. File photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Bill seeks to ban hazing in and out of schools

Jul 08, 2014 - 4:21 PM

House Bill 4714 or the Servando Act seeks to repeal the Anti Hazing Law which only regulates hazing conducted by fraternities sororities and other organizations

UP president vows due process in hazing probe

Jul 08, 2014 - 10:24 AM

Incidents of violence done even for the noblest of reasons have no place in UP says University of the Philippines president Alfredo Pascual

DUE PROCESS. UP President Alfredo Pascual says incidents of violence have no place in the university. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

DLSU condemns 'barbaric act' of hazing

Jul 05, 2014 - 1:01 PM

This is an unconscionable and barbaric act that deserves no place in human society the De La Salle University says in a statement

BARBARIC. The De La Salle University condemns the recent hazing incident that killed a La Sallian student and injured 3 others.  File photo from Wikicommons

To the murderers of Guillo: Live a meaningful life

Jul 05, 2014 - 10:24 AM

In a just world Guillo would get the justice he deserves But the reality is we are living in a world where thieves brush shoulders with saints and murderers slip into the guise of brothers

Makati police: No delay in filing of case vs hazing suspects

Jul 05, 2014 - 9:00 AM

More or less 13 to 14 suspects are believed to be behind the hazing incident that killed a college student and injured 3 others

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

Upsilon involved in UP hazing that injured 17-year-old

Jul 04, 2014 - 10:06 PM

University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says the family of the victim will be taking formal legal action next week

FAST FACTS: Get to know Tau Gamma Phi

Jul 04, 2014 - 4:18 PM

The 45 year old fraternity started in the University of the Philippines and expanded into numerous chapters in and out of the country

Another frat incident, this time involving UP student

Jul 03, 2014 - 5:49 PM

University of the Philippines Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan says the school cannot give details because the victim s family wants privacy but investigation is ongoing

File photo by Nathan Gatpandan

DLS-CSB president on frat recruitment: Just say no

Jul 03, 2014 - 9:48 AM

When you say no you will be a victor and not a victim De La Salle College of St Benilde President and Chancellor Dennis Magbanua tells his students

JUST SAY NO. De La Salle-College of St Benilde President and Chancellor Dennis Magbanua calls on students to stop joining fraternities. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Makati police confirm Tau Gamma Phi hazing site

Jul 02, 2014 - 1:15 PM

UPDATED Authorities say that the caretaker of the boarding house where the hazing ritual was held is not yet considered a suspect

BOARDING HOUSE. Police confirm this boarding house in Barangay Palanan in Makati is where the June 28 hazing ritual was conducted. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Binay to hazing suspects: You can't hide forever

Jul 01, 2014 - 6:12 PM

You can t hide forever You have an issue to face because what you did was wrong A life was lost says the Vice President who also visited the wake of Guillo Cesar Servando

DRAGGED. This CCTV footage shows one of the victims of the hazing incident being dragged along the corridors of a condominium in Manila. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

College students call for review of Anti-Hazing Law

Jul 01, 2014 - 1:07 PM

The Student Council Alliance of the Philippines recognizes fraternities right to organize as long as they follow proper initiation rites

Death and brotherhood

Aug 03, 2012 - 1:09 PM

Those who belong to fraternities and who now occupy positions of power and authority must show that it is possible to inculcate the deepest sense of brotherhood the greatest loyalty by means other than trial by ordeal