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Freedom for environmentalist, fair treatment for Rosal, militants demand


Demanding the release of an environmentalist and the cry for fair treatment of a rebel leader’s daughter, militants shouted their protest in a rally they staged in front of Camp Aguinaldo Tuesday.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ortega kin worry over alleged cover up on ‘suicide’ of key witness

Family, relatives and supporters of Dr. Gerry Ortega picket at the Court of Appeals in Manila, September 10, 2012. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The family of slain Palawan environmentalist journalist Dr. Gerry Ortega said that there might have been an attempt to cover up the alleged suicide of a key witness in the Ortega murder case.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

As questions hang, mourners cry for justice

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RESIDENTS of Dolores town in Quezon join the funeral march for environmentalist Tirso Lontok Jr., who was among those killed in Atimonan on Jan. 6. DELFIN T. MALLARI JR.

As doubts hovered over the legitimacy of the Jan. 6 shooting in Atimonan town in Quezon, the man said to be the main target of the bloody police operation was buried in Calamba City on Tuesday.

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Court of Appeals ruling may let Reyes brothers walk


The Court of Appeals (CA) has invalidated the panel that Justice Secretary Leila de Lima had formed to reinvestigate the January 2011 murder in Palawan of environmentalist and radio commentator Dr. Gerry Ortega, raising the possibility the murder charges and arrest warrants against former Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes and his brother may eventually be quashed.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Mitra backs alleged mastermind in Ortega murder


Palawan Gov. Abraham Mitra mobilized employees of the provincial capitol to support ex-governor Joel T. Reyes, who was recommended charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for masterminding the murder of environmentalist and broadcaster Gerry Ortega.

Posted: March 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »