Posts by tag: Extrajudicial Killings

14 years ago

Humiliating saga

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By Media Mindanao News Service (August 15, 1987 News Digest Volume 1, August 1987-July 1988 Posted by Davao Today) SURIGAO…

14 years ago

Ludenio Monzons Killing: A Chronicle of a Death Foretold?

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Human rights advocates wanted authorities to look beyond the fact that Monzon was killed by ski-mask wearing men on motorcycle.

They (investigating authorities) should look into the fact that Monzon was once vilified by the military, said Erlin Balinton, a volunteer of human rights group Karapatan who documented the circumstances of Monzons death. He had a case filed with the Commission on Human Rights in October last year about how the military harassed him. They should look into his activities when he was still alive, if only to establish who could possibly have the motive to take his life.
Balinton said that Karapatan has yet to find out about what police actions were being done in Boston. Read on.

14 years ago

Vigilantes Top

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By Media Mindanao News Service (August 15, 1987 News Digest Volume 1, August 1987-July 1988) DAVAO CITY (MMNS) – Nearly…

14 years ago

CHR wants CHDF disarmed

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By Media Mindanao News Service (August 15, 1987 News Digest Volume 1, August 1987-July 1988) DAVAO CITY (MMNS) – The…

14 years ago

Who is Danilo Santiago?

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DAVAO CITY—The name Danilo Santiago first appeared in the media on June 14 last year, a day after a man by that name was killed in Tagum, Davao del Norte. When the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) conducted a public inquiry on the killing of Kumander Paragos daughter Rebelyn Pitao in April this year, the name Danilo Santiago again cropped up.

But who was Danilo Santiago? How was his death related to the death of Rebelyn Pitao?

Commissioner Leila De Lima had asked Helvin Bitang, a Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB) personnel, if he knew the man. Read on.