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[OPINION] Araw ng Pinatay 2017

Nov 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM

There were significantly fewer people who trooped to the cemetery. Was it because for the past year-and-a-half, our people had seen so much death courtesy of Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war, that remembering the dead on November 1 seemed superfluous?

FACT CHECK: Did Inquirer say man in 'Pietà' photo was killed by PNP?

Oct 26, 2017 - 3:51 PM

The Philippine Daily Inquirer has reported that suspected drug pusher Michael Siaron was killed by 'motorcycle-riding gunmen'

Lacson to Dela Rosa: Form special task force to probe vigilante killings

Dec 12, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Senator Panfilo Lacson says the Philippine National Police should be more vigorous in addressing the killings being linked to the war on drugs

Cebu City top cop: Drug syndicates behind killings

Aug 27, 2016 - 7:34 AM

When one squeals a fellow pusher will be angry because that means we would have identified a witness says Cebu City police director Joel Doria

Summary killings under Duterte admin 'unprecedented' – CHR

Aug 24, 2016 - 6:54 PM

As a result the Commission on Human Rights is unable to respond to every single case We are at less than 20 now investigating 170 cases says Chairperson Jose Luis Martin Gascon

SUMMARY KILLINGS. Bodies of 2 dead women lies outside Paco Park with their hands ties and eyes and mouth taped on July 21, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Rowena Tiamson: Graduating honor student, choir member – not a drug pusher

Aug 13, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Family and friends insist that what was indicated on the cardboard found with the body of the 22 year old graduating student was a lie

Lacson to Duterte: 'Encourage' PNP to face Senate probe

Aug 04, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Citing well informed police sources Senator Panfilo Lacson expresses alarm over the 600 cases of vigilante killings supposedly recorded for July alone

SENATE PROBE. Senator Panfilo Lacson says President Rodrigo Duterte should 'encourage' the Philippine National Police to attend the Senate probe into the spate of drug-related killings. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Cebu City: Mayor Osmeña, who 'inspired' vigilante killings, is back

May 21, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The returning mayor praises cops who killed robbers in Cebu then tells Davao s Rodrigo Duterte: Duterte 0; Osmeña 1 Mr President your turn old friend