Posts by tag: Human Rights

7 years ago

LEGITIMATE AND MORAL

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Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte tells reporters that Thursday’s police operation that killed three suspected kidnappers was a legitimate, proper…

7 years ago

JUSTICE FOR CAÑON

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Families and relatives of slain victim Eddie Cañon, as well as members of rights group Karapatan and Anakpawis, troop outside…

7 years ago

Stranded Pablo mission rescued, military blamed

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

Davao Today

Karapatan secretary general Cristina Palabay assailed the military’s action as it “shows the government’s desperation to cover up the situation of the victims of typhoon Pablo– the neglect of the victims’ needs, the corruption in its relief and rehabilitation efforts, and worst, the harassment of people who exposed these, leading to the killing of Cristina Jose, the leader of the Pablo victims’ organization.”

7 years ago

“I shouted we are kids,” boy recalls soldiers firing at them

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By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
Davao Today

“Nisinggit pa gani ko, mga bata mi sir, tulo ka beses, ayha sila miundang og pabuto, dayon mitubag sila, sa ibabaw ra daw sila nagpabuto, (I shouted at them three times, that we are kids, then they stopped firing and replied that they were firing at the hills, Alvin said, adding that he immediately went to Roque when the gunfire stopped.

7 years ago

NPAs release soldier, cop after 35 days in captivity

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BY MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN
Davao Today

Davao City Vice-Mayor Rodrigo Duterte who flew in at the release site onboard his private chopper received Pfc. Jezreel Culango and Senior Police Officer 1 Ruel Pasion at the release site during the turnover program. He later brought the two with him onboard his chopper and took them to their respective regional headquarters in Camp Panacan and Camp Catitipan, in Davao City.