Rappler's latest stories on hazings in the Philippines
The judge finds 'evidence of guilt of each of the accused to be strong'
This, after a lawmaker called for a yearlong ban on freshman enrollments at the country's premier military school, following reports of 27 alleged hazing cases including some recorded on video
The videos prove that hazing 'happens in PMA,' the military says as it vows strong efforts to end the practice in the country's premier military school
Court martial proceedings will run parallel to criminal cases filed against the cadets accused of hazing, torturing, and murdering the 20-year-old plebe
'I would like to tell my brother, this is just Part I of the battle. We will not stop hanggang hindi napapanagot ang lahat,' says Dexter Dormitorio
Every solution to hazing at the Philippine Military Academy has been tried and found wanting. What should be done?
(UPDATED) On the flipside of the Philippine Military Academy’s proud history of churning out military and police generals is a list of cadets who died as a result of hazing
‘We also want to preserve the reputation of the institution…. This is for the kids who want to join the academy in the future,’ says the victim's brother, Dexter Dormitorio
'Hindi ko talaga maalis 'yan,' says President Rodrigo Duterte a year after he signed the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018
Rear Admiral Allan Cusi formally takes his post two weeks after the gruesome death of a cadet exposed the horrors of hazing within the Philippines' premier military school
We are all under siege, all on trial over Darwin Dormitorio's death and over his classmates’ and schoolmates’ participation in the everyday steps that led him to his last vomit
(UPDATED) Darwin Dormitorio was barely 21 days at the Philippine Military Academy when his ordeal – which would lead to his death – started
Are Darwin Dormitorio and the other victims of hazing sacrificial lambs at the altar of barbarism?
UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan appeals to the public to stop posting and forwarding social media messages related to the student's death
Aside from hazing, the fraternity also stands accused of having lewd conversations about women from a sister sorority
The University of the Philippines Diliman Student Council has put one of its councilors under preventive suspension for alleged involvement in the hazing activity
In light of the death of PMA Cadet Darwin Dormitorio, netizens debate on 'murderous tradition' of hazing
Three cadets from the country's premier military school are recuperating from injuries sustained from suspected hazing
(6th UPDATE) 'In the military tradition of command responsibility, it is now the proper time for me, as the head of the institution, along with the Commandant of Cadets, to relinquish our respective positions,' says PMA Superintendent Lieutenant General Ronnie Evangelista
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says he has ordered the Philippine Military Academy superintendent to have all plebes examined for bruises or any indication that they may have been subjected to hazing
The House is set to conduct a probe into the death of cadet Darwin Dormitorio, per resolution filed by AKO Bicol Representative Alfredo Garbin Jr
Malacañang laments the 'failure in leadership' at the Philippine Military Academy which it blamed for the death of 20-year-old Darwin Dormitorio
The 3 other cadets initially considered as persons of interest are now classified as suspect
AFP chief General Benjamin Madrigal says all those involved in the death of PMA Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio 'will be made accountable'
Haze from the forest fires raging in Indonesia drifts across central and southern Philippines
‘PMA did not only lose a cadet. PMA also lost sons. One son passed away and the other sons may have lost their way,’ an official statement says
Police say there are 3 persons of interest in the death of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio
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.
Rappler interviews alumni from different batches of the PNP Academy, revealing how a treasured tradition recently wound up as tragedy
The 44 cadets face administrative charges for grave misconduct or neglect of duty
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
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
''Yung lahat ng dinaanan kong paghihirap, diyan ako naging disiplinado at diyan ako naging director ngayon,' says Dela Rosa
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
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Ventura's testimony is seen as a breakthrough in the hazing case, but Senator Lacson asks: could he be a Trojan horse?
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
'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
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'
There are 14 reported hazing deaths in the last 22 years since the Anti Hazing Law was passed but only one conviction so far
Hazing has no place in a university that upholds honor and excellence says the UP College of Mass Communication
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
UPDATED At least 4 suspects however have fled the country before formal complaints were filed
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
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
If you do not recognize fraternities on campus they go underground
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
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
Incidents of violence done even for the noblest of reasons have no place in UP says University of the Philippines president Alfredo Pascual
This is an unconscionable and barbaric act that deserves no place in human society the De La Salle University says in a statement