Rappler's latest stories on tambays
(UPDATED) The Social Weather Stations survey finds that 68% of adults are worried that they themselves or anyone they know would be arrested for loitering
The Batasan Police Station registers the most number of violators apprehended from 5 am Friday, August 3, to 5 am Saturday, August 4
As of July 29, 2018, the Philippine National Police has apprehended in Metro Manila alone 78,359 'tambays' or loiterers violating city ordinances and laws
President Rodrigo Duterte dares Integrated Bar of the Philippines national president Abdiel Fajardo to bring him to the Supreme Court
'Huwag nating hayaang humantong sa sukdulan ng kaguluhan ang kalagayan ng ating bayan,' says Robredo
Which tambay crimes are we supposed to be worrying about, anyway? Who or what type of tambays is President Duterte referring to?
The blog post did not present current statistic but rather an opinion video of a politics professor discussing the 'anti-tambay' police operations
The opposition senator did not say what was quoted in the viral photo
President Rodrigo Duterte says orders against loiterers are necessary due to persistent public safety fears indicated in a Social Weather Stations survey
'The police are again demonstrating their preference for wielding fear, intimidation, and arbitrary arrest to target vulnerable communities rather than respect for the rule of law,' says Phelim Kine of Human Rights Watch
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President Rodrigo Duterte says he'll rethink his order only if the Supreme Court rules it is illegal
(UPDATED) The progressive legislators also want to investigate the death of Genesis Argoncillo, a 25-year-old nabbed by the police in its anti-tambay operations and who later died in prison
Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV files the resolution days after the death of 25-year-old Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo at the hands of Quezon City police
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Leave this task to the mayors, Mr President. You have bigger problems on your big plate.
In a separate statement, the opposition Liberal Party condemns the death of alleged 'tambay' Genesis Argoncillo, and questions the arrests of loiterers
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By arresting all the tambays, President Duterte is enforcing a crackdown against a vast, grassroots community that is a potential hotbed for resistance against his dictatorial governance. This is textbook tyranny.
To defend his order against loiterers, the President cites parens patriae, the power of the state to act as parents of individuals needing protecting
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(UPDATED) The Quezon City Police District earlier said Genesis 'Tisoy' Argoncillo died from mere shortness of breath
But police say roughly 3,000 have been arrested for loitering while violating ordinances on curfews, public smoking, public nudity, and drinking in the streets
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Matt Dimaranan, who was part of the group detained in Makati City, remembers a policeman saying, 'Basta sinabi ng Pangulo, batas 'yun'
Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says President Rodrigo Duterte merely wants heightened police visibility and implementation of local ordinances
Over 300 people are rounded up for violation of bans and ordinances on drinking, smoking, and loitering half naked in public
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