By Leila B. Salaverria
With signs supposedly showing that state agents were involved in the killing of Romeo Capalla, Bayan Muna lawmakers have initiated a move for the House of Representatives to look into the matter as well as the growing number of extrajudicial killings under the Aquino administration.
By Tonette Orejas
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—A state prosecutor has found probable cause to file robbery with homicide charges against suspects in the killing of a nongovernment organization official, Wilhelmus Geertman, a Dutch, in July 2012. The resolution by Assistant State Prosecutor Philip Tumala, dated Dec. 27, 2012 and received by Geertman’s coworkers only on Tuesday, will [...]
By Jonas Cabiles Soltes
The son of a slain barangay captain in this far-flung town has asked President Aquino to investigate the military for its role in the killing of his mother which he tagged as a case of extrajudicial killing.
By Norman Bordadora
Malacañang on Saturday criticized militant groups for accusing the military of subjecting the slain Dutch nongovernment organization worker Wilhelmus Geertman to harassment in the past.
By Carmela Reyes-Estrope
The trial of retired Major General Jovito Palparan in connection with the abduction of two University of the Philippines students will begin on August 6, but the Bulacan regional trial court wants the fugitive general and another soldier to surface because they could not be tried in absentia.
By Aquiles Z. Zonio
Slain tabloid publisher and editor Christopher Guarin was laid to rest Sunday afternoon amid overflowing sympathy and support from his family, friends and colleagues in media.
DAVAO CITY—Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday accused the US government of launching covert operations here that led to two cases of bombings and of interfering in the investigation of an American who was wounded apparently by his own bomb in a hotel in the city. Duterte made the accusation in reaction to the leak [...]