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Sotto: ‘Criminals have more fun in PH’

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Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III took the floor on Wednesday, lamenting that “criminals have more fun in the Philippines,” to press for the reimposition of the death penalty in the country for certain heinous crimes.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Drilon wants Senate to discuss revival of death penalty

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Senate President Franklin Drilon is urging his colleagues in the Senate to start the debates on the proposed revival of the death penalty in the country.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Herbert Bautista seeks revival of death penalty

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After slapping a suspected Chinese drug dealer, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista is now pushing for the restoration of death penalty for drug-related crimes and rape in the country.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

US judge argues for return of firing squad

Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Kozinski, an influential federal appeals court judge said that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads. Kozinski said lethal injection was a "dishonest" attempt to disguise the brutal nature of capital punishment. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

An influential U.S. appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation’s third lethal injection execution to be problematic in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Death row inmate in US wins last-minute stay

A death row inmate facing execution Tuesday night won a last-minute stay on the grounds he might be mentally incompetent.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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