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No justice until Palparan confesses, says mother of abducted UP student

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Concepcion Empeño (center) and Erlinda Cadapan, mothers of missing UP students Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan hold pictures of their daughters during a meeting with Sen. Mar Roxas. RODEL ROTONI/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“There’s no justice until he admits he abducted my daughter and killed her,” said Erlinda Cadapan, mother of University of the Philippines student Sherlyn Cadapan who was allegedly kidnapped by soldiers under the command of Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan, who was captured in Manila early Tuesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Abducted Israeli teenagers found dead

Israel Teens Abducted Dead

The three Israeli teenagers found dead after they were abducted in the West Bank were average young men who loved sports and having fun. They went missing on June 12 while hitchhiking home in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Hamas militant group of abducting and killing them after their bodies were found buried in a field near Hebron, not far from where they went missing. The bodies are going through forensic identification, and the families have been notified.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Sulu residents plan rally against abductions

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Saying they were fed up with the kidnappings, a group of residents of Sulu are planning a march and rally on Friday to demand that the government put end to the uncontrolled abductions, often for ransom, that have plagued the province for years.

Posted: March 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Public school teacher abducted in Zamboanga City


A grade school teacher was abducted here on Tuesday afternoon by armed men, the military said. Colonel Andrelino Colina, commander of Task Force Zamboanga, said at least 10 armed men abducted Cathy Casipog, a teacher of the Sibogtok Elementary School in Limaong Island, at around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t asks MILF to stop illegal arrests, detention by rebel forces

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The government has called on the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to exert more control over its forces in the wake of abductions linked to rebel forces in the two Lanao provinces.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »