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Call for sanctions against N. Korea over abuses

Michael Kirby, chairperson of the commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.  AP PHOTO/ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS

The United Nations Security Council should slap targeted sanctions on North Korean officials responsible for grave human rights abuses, the head of a special UN inquiry said Thursday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Italy, Korea traders slam impunity in PH

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International fair trade groups have called on President Aquino and the Philippine government to solve the murder last month of fair trade center head Romeo Capalla.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cambodia sends 13 to prison for insurrection plot

Cambodia's opposition leader Sam Rainsy, center, of the Cambodia National Rescue Party waves along with his party Vice President Kem Sokha, third from left, during a march in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, March 30, 2014. The opposition party held a symbolic march to avoid possible clashes with authorities, after the government banned it from meeting in one of the capital's public parks. The government ban was criticized by local human rights groups and Amnesty International, which called on authorities Saturday "to end their suppression of human rights and fully respect the right to peaceful assembly." AP

A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced 13 men to prison terms ranging from five to nine years for plotting to overthrow the government in a case that was criticized by a human rights group as a political setup.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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Police authorities said the killing of Kabuntalan town’s police chief, Inspector Tiongan Namla, could have been triggered by personal grudge.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cops file murder raps vs 5 for death of fair trade exec

Police on Friday filed a murder complaint against five people in connection with the killing of fair trade center head Romeo Capalla two weeks ago.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Valenzuela council tackles bill against abuse of senior citizens

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Cebu Daily News FILE PHOTO

Abusing senior citizens could land one in jail for up to six months in Valenzuela City if a bill seeking to punish such behavior is enacted into a city ordinance.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Slain farmers’ family seeks CHR help in probe of case

Relatives of three slain farmers in Abra province on Wednesday asked the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to investigate government soldiers for their alleged role in the killing of their kin.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Karapatan decries arrest of Ka Roger’s pregnant daughter

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The late New People’s Army spokesman Gregorio “Ka Roger” Rosal in an INQUIRER file photo. His daughter, Andrea, was arrested by the NBI on Thursday. FILE PHOTO

Human rights group Karapatan on Friday condemned the arrest of the pregnant daughter of the late communist leader Gregorio “Ka Roger” Rosal.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Army accused of abducting, presenting 14-year-old boy as NPA child-soldier

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A non-government organization working for children has accused the military of abducting a 14-year-old boy in Magpet, North Cotabato, and later presented him to be a child combatant of the New People’s Army.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Int’l trade groups condemn killing of Capalla

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International fair trade groups have condemned the killing of the head of the Panay Fair Trade Center (PFTC) and expressed support to his family and friends’ quest for justice for him.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Cops form task force to probe slay

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“Why did they have to kill him? He was good person who had helped many of us who are poor,” said Ma. Theresa Mediavilla.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Davao Sur governor, mayors condemn NPA for landmine attacks

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New People's Army  FILE PHOTO

Davao del Sur Governor Claude Bautista — aided by several mayors — rallied residents here in condemning the use by the New People’s Army of landmines.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Batangas ‘Walk of shame’ mayor provokes outrage

Commission on Human Rights chair Etta Rosales. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A mayor in Tanauan, Batangas who forced a man to walk in public with a sign saying he stole fish was denounced by the government’s rights body Wednesday amid online outrage.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap

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  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
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  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
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