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All parties have until August 15 to submit their final position paper before the judge issues the verdict
The complainant, the father of a boy who survived the Sagay massacre, is a no-show at the hearings
Tiananmen is a ghost of our past that will continually haunt us and the world
Twitter says it may have made 'errors' in its ongoing effort to clear up accounts 'engaging in various forms of platform manipulation'
Hong Kong is the only place inside China where public commemorations, like the Tiananmen vigil, can be safely held. Yet youngsters are becoming a rarer sight.
Discussions of the 1989 pro-democracy protests and its military suppression are taboo in China, and authorities have rounded up or warned activists, lawyers and journalists ahead of the anniversary each year
A media watchdog decries this as a fishing expedition meant to 'demonize independent and non-profit media organizations'
Victims' families in Negros Oriental say the police wore bonnets and mercilessly executed their kin
Kakambal ng giyera kontra-droga at giyera laban sa Kaliwa ang pagkamanhid natin
(UPDATED) 'My dream is that China splits up into 10 or so countries. Because China as it is today is a threat for the whole world,' Liao Yiwu says as his latest book, 'Bullets and Opium', is published in France
Judges in The Hague will now have to decide whether to admit Karadzic's challenge to his sentence, as the March 20 ruling on his sentence was supposed to be fina
The UN has sent a team of 10 human rights officers, a child protection officer and two crime scene investigators to the Mopti region to investigate the attack
A security source tells Agence France-Presse the victims, which included women and children, were shot or hacked to death with machetes
(4th UPDATE) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons were now banned with immediate effect
A panel of appeals judges in The Hague 'imposes a sentence of life imprisonment' after rejecting Radovan Karadzic's appeal against his original 2016 conviction
Police say that all 50 autopsies have been concluded but only '12 victims have been identified to the satisfaction of the Coroner'
There is no closure for this injustice yet
Yuan Mu defended the Chinese government after soldiers of the People's Liberation Army fired on unarmed pro-democracy protesters
(UPDATED) Residents of Balangiga welcome the return of the bells that symbolized the Philippines' dark past and long struggle for independence
(UPDATED) The confirmed deaths, believed to be of construction workers, mark the deadliest bout of violence in years to hit a region wracked by a low-level independence insurgency
NUPL's Kathy Panguban claims that the police have been using an estranged father to get his son to testify that NPA rebels are behind the Sagay massacre
'It’s frustrating to know that the justice system in the Philippines is clogged and the people behind the killings are not yet convicted,' says journalism student Frances Acorda
Opposition members condemn the slow pace of justice for the victims of what remains to be the deadliest attack on journalists in the world
Even if the wheels of justice grind exceedingly slow, Katheryn Nuñez is willing to wait for the sake of her son who was among the 58 persons killed during the Maguindanao Massacre of 2009
The senatorial bet and former Duterte spokesman bares part of his eyed legislative agenda on the 9th anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre
‘I am confident that the prosecution has presented more than sufficient evidence, at least as against the principal accused, to secure a just decision next year,’ says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
The massacre is well-documented. Locsin himself tweeted in 2016 that it was authorized by an officer in the defunct Philippine Constabulary.
(UPDATED) 'This is not an isolated case as it only reflects the prevailing situation in many farmlands around the country,' says the 6-member Senate minority bloc
Communists may have fired an 'agitation shot' that catalyzed the shooting of the Negros Occidental farmers, says military chief Lt General Carlito Galvez
Filipino farmers have taken it upon themselves to fight for their rights but have been met with bullets as protests turn violent
Western Visayas Police tag communists in the killings
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CHR's regional office in Bacolod City sends a fact-finding team 'to find out the truth in the incident towards ascertaining accountabilities'
This is the eighth recorded incident of farmers being killed under Duterte's administration
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Western Visayas top cop John Bulalacao says the farmers may have been used as bait by the New People's Army to incite hate against the government
President Rodrigo Duterte is set to fly to Sagay City in Negros Occidental, following the massacre of 9 sugarcane farmers
British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce says the murder of 9 farm workers in Negros Occidental is 'a tragedy for the victims and their loved ones'
Local police say it is too early to blame the armed communist group, the New People's Army, as perpetrators of the killings
The Balangiga Massacre of September 28, 1901, is considered as one of the bloodiest events during the Philippine-American war
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(2ND UPDATE) There were at least two massacres reported during that period. Both happened in Mindanao, and both were committed against Muslim communities.
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'The Ampatuans have taken so much from the families of the 58 victims, we will not let them keep taking from us every time they are out from prison,' says Maguindanao Representative Dong Mangudadatu
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Ampatuan is captured on video waltzing with his daughter Kristina at her wedding reception on Tuesday, August 21
(UPDATED) Zaldy Ampatuan is one of the suspected masterminds of the Maguindanao massacre in 2009
The Court of Appeals denies the motion seeking to turn Police Inspector Rex Ariel Diongon, Police Office 1 Rainier Ebus, and Mohammad Sangki into state witnesses