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The families of the victims claim the cops executed their kin even after they yielded to authorities. They also note other irregularities in the raids.
'Respecting the rights of the people, even if they are suspected of misdeeds, is a hallmark of a truly democratic society,' the National Council of Churches in the Philippines says
The operations in Canlaon City and the towns of Manjuyod, Sta Catalina, and Mabinay lead to the arrest of at least 15 people alleged to be NPA supporters
Journalist Patricia Evangelista and photographer Carlo Gabuco are lauded for their investigations into police killings published under Rappler's Impunity Series
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Nobel Peace Prize winning organization Physicians for Human Rights concludes that Efren Morillo’s account 'was consistent with the available evidence'
The police call it an encounter. The survivor says it was an execution. Forensic evidence says he may be right.
For three months in 2017, the Payatas village hall and the police station demanded the profiling and drug testing of residents they believed were drug personalities. Every household that refused was marked red.
The war, as we have discovered, is fought in places where privilege does not extend
Police say Eduardo Serino Sr banged his head against the wall of the Zamboanga City police station, and sustained 'fatal injuries' when an iron flower vase he supposedly pushed towards cops fell on him instead
Police are being accused of conducting illegal operations over the forced drug testing in poor communities
May namatay dahil lumaban I don t think dapat ikakaalarma iyan says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa
3rd UPDATE Region 10 Police Spokesperson Superintendent Lemuel Gonda says 6 were arrested in the operation including a policeman
EXKLUSIBO: Kilala ng mga kaanak ng mga natokhang kung sino ang bumaril sa mga anak nila – at nakahanda silang pangalanan siya
An extrajudicial killing is an outright breach of law And regardless of the fact that the suspect may have fought the police it is not for the police to write off the crime and proclaim that the killing was justified CenterLaw tells the Supreme Court
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EXCLUSIVE: Families of the Philippine drug war's dead claim they know the man who shot their children – and they're willing to speak his name
2ND UPDATE The incident happened on December 30 2016 but only reaches police authorities this month – around the same time when news broke out about the kidnap murder case of businessman Jee Ick Joo
Christmas is for family, even when Papa is in a coffin and Mama disappears
At the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help the brutality of extrajudicial killings becomes the image of Christmas
There are troubling reports that policemen are involved in these killings The PNP needs to shore up its reputation by more vigorously investigating these allegations
After 16 days of waiting Jerico and Angel executed side by side in Quezon City are finally laid to rest
His killers tossed a sign on his chest that said he was a drug dealer His friends ripped the sign away Drugs they say have become an excuse for murder
On the eve of the day of the dead five people were executed by men who decided they did not deserve to live
Fifteen weeks after the declaration of a war on drugs at least 12 people are killed between dusk and dawn one Monday in October
UPDATED Police Director Benjamin Magalong says the PNP s CIDG was left out in the December 2014 Bilibid raid even if they suggested the operation in the first place
We witnessed part of police operations from a distance and this is what we saw
But the police will still continue to conduct active defensive measures such as security patrols to protect all PNP camps stations and vital installations
Operation Archimedes was the single largest coordinated assault an organized crime in Europe says Europol s chief
President Aquino calls for an end to individualistic efforts in the police