The families of missing University of the Philippines (UP) students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño have asked the Court of Appeals (CA) to move detained kidnapping suspect retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. from a military detention facility to a civilian jail, preferably his former cell at the Bulacan provincial jail.
By Nikko Dizon
In so many words, yes, President Aquino said he was willing to go to jail for decisions he had made, such as approving the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), which the Supreme Court subsequently declared unconstitutional.
By Frances Mangosing
Many of the country’s prisoners have been locked inside overcrowded facilities for years while waiting for the ruling on their cases due to the slow justice system, a church prison ministry report said on Tuesday.
A court here denied Monday the petition filed by the parents of two missing University of the Philippines students seeking the transfer of retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. from military detention to a regular jail in Metro Manila.
By Maricar Cinco
The University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) promised to extend counseling services and legal assistance to one of its female students who recently fell victim to a sexual assault.