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(UPDATED) 'I still seek justice. I want to know what happened to his body. I want his friends to be released from jail. I want those in power to be held accountable for their actions,' says Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz.
Helena Kennedy, a British lawyer assisting the UN probe into Khashoggi's death, says recordings she had heard from inside the kingdom's mission in Turkey referred to the Saudi critic as a 'sacrificial animal'
After the main witness recants his testimony and goes missing, the Malabon Regional Trial Court says there is insufficient evidence to convict Ruby Rose's estranged husband and father-in-law
The 6-month investigation found strong indications that police were outsourcing killings
'I get all the responsibility, because it happened under my watch,' says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Two other convicts in the infamous murder case – Alberto Caño and Ariel Balansag – have already surrendered
The Philippine National Police is preparing to ask the International Criminal Police Organization to issue a red notice against exiled communist leader Joma Sison
It turns out James Anthony Uy was also released on good conduct time allowance, but the DOJ says he and Josman Aznar are expected to surrender
(UPDATED) Satur Ocampo, a co-accused, is excluded in the warrant because of an earlier bail grant by the Supreme Court
The family of the late congressman Rodel Batocabe opposes the grant of bail to former Daraga mayor Carlwyn Baldo, calling him a 'flight risk'
The wife of rape and murder convict Antonio Sanchez says they won't pay the families of Eileen Sarmenta and Allan Gomez because the former mayor is 'innocent'
The convict's former lawyer, who is now spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte, does not see anything wrong with it
Former Daraga Mayor Carlwyn 'Awin' Baldo is set to be released on Monday after a Legazpi City court allowed him to post bail
(UPDATED) 'This travesty of justice is condemnable!' Senate President Vicente Sotto seethes on Twitter, following reports that the Bureau of Corrections released convicts in high-profile cases
(UPDATED) The senator says the release order was signed by somebody else, when the only person authorized to sign it was Bureau of Corrections Director Nicanor Faeldon
'Sa tignin niyo papayag si Pangulong Duterte na may backer sa ganung krimen? Heinous crimes? Definitely, wala pong sinasabing backer,' says Senator Christopher 'Bong' Go
Ano ang epekto ng RA 10592 kay convicted murderer-rapist na si Antonio Sanchez? Alamin sa talakayan nina justice reporter Lian Buan at researcher-writer Jodesz Gavilan.
'Parang walang katinuan ang mga taong humalay at pumatay sa mga mahal namin sa buhay,' Mrs Illuminada Gomez recalls the heinous crime committed 26 years ago
But, says Justice Secretary Guevarra, if someone is denied clemency, he can still qualify for early release based on good conduct time allowance
Netizens question the integrity of the Philippine justice system, wonder which between the rape-slay and impunity is worse
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo counts convicted murderer-rapist Antonio Sanchez as among his former clients
Lawmakers want a review of the Bureau of Correction's computation on rape-slay convict Antonio Sanchez's good conduct time
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo denies he has anything to do with the possible early release of his former client, Antonio Sanchez, saying the convicted rapist-murderer is 'automatically' among the potential beneficiaries of the law and Supreme Court ruling
'He used his power and position to kidnap, rape, and murder. His actions terrorized a university and an entire town. For full justice to be served, he must remain incarcerated for the duration of his lifetime,' the petition says
(UPDATED) Antonio Sanchez, who was convicted for 7 terms of reclusion perpetua for rape and murder, has been caught with P1.5-million worth of shabu in his cell
'Nag-start na kaming makapag move-on, we want to live normal lives pero ito na naman po, bumalik na naman lahat,' says Eileen Sarmenta's mother Clara
Human rights lawyer Edre Olalia suggests excluding certain types of heinous crimes from the reduced prison term law
This is thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling that retroactively applied a reduced prison term law
The senator says the proposed bills seeking mandatory autopsies on crime victims and crematories' compulsory collection of biological specimen will 'help solve cases swiftly and efficiently'
Police have also opened a hotline that the public can call to provide possible leads to the whereabouts of Dennis Sytin and Oliver Fuentes alias Ryan Rementilla
Army reservist Vhon Martin Tanto is sentenced to up to 40 years in prison
Police are investigating the deaths of Alyssa Marie Mejia Rogers and her husband – who reportedly shot himself after killing his wife – as a possible murder-suicide
The warrant of arrest order covers the victim's brother Dennis Sytin and former employee Oliver Fuentes
(UPDATED) Dennis Sytin says he would seek a reversal of the DOJ resolution
Rappler's 6-month investigation shows strong indications that the police were outsourcing extrajudicial killings to the Confederate Sentinels Group, a group of force multipliers they had also accused of murder
How are things going to end for Annalise Keating and her students?
'There is an urgent need for an international investigation of this murder,' says Hatice Cengiz at an event on the sidelines of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir slams Agnes Callamard's report, insisting it 'contains clear contradictions and unfounded allegations, casting doubt on its credibility'
The murder case against another Revilla sibling, Ramona Bautista, is shelved as she remains at large
The widow of the former vice mayor of Santo Tomas, Batangas is murdered, and her daughter-in-law and sister-in-law are the suspects. But here's the twist, the victim herself was the suspect in the killing of her husband.
The accused in the killing of a high school student in Lapu-Lapu City pleaded not guilty during his arraignment
(3rd UPDATE) Rappler's 7-part investigative story, 'Murder in Manila' will receive the Group B Excellence in Human Rights Reporting Award and the Group B Excellence in Investigative Reporting Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia
French rail operator SNCF restores original carriages of the fabled steam train
The main suspects are all from the Marrakech region near the site of the killings, which shocked the North African country
Police probing the initial triple death say they found the last wills of two of the victims in a hotel room, and no signs of a struggle or involvement of other people
(UPDATED) Mayor Carlwyn Baldo appears before Legazpi City Regional Trial Court Branch 10 Judge Maria Theresa San Juan Loquillano days after she issued a warrant for his arrest over the killing of AKO-Bicol congressman Rodel Batocabe and his aide
Legazpi RTC issues arrest warrant against Baldo for the murder Ako Bicol party-list Representative Rodel Batocabe
The High Court sentences Datu Karim Masdal to reclusion perpetua without eligibility for parole