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I learned from Palparan mistake—Aquino

FULL BATTLE GEAR  Heavily armed members of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology  guard the entrance of Makati City Jail where Janet Lim-Napoles is detained pending her court-ordered transfer to Laguna. RAFFY LERMA

President Benigno Aquino III said he received Janet Lim-Napoles in Malacañang to accept her surrender and offered to take her to Camp Crame to “impress on everyone” that he wanted her “alive.”

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No bail for Palparan coaccused


A Bulacan court has denied bail to two soldiers earlier charged with the enforced disappearance of two female University of the Philippines students in 2006.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Victims’ kin angry Palparan is still free


Seven years after his daughter Sherlyn was abducted by armed men believed to be soldiers in this town, Asher Cadapan is angry that no one has been punished for the crime.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Ringing phone keeps hope alive for missing coed’s ma


University of the Philippines coeds Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño have been missing for seven years now, but Cadapan’s mother says her daughter’s mobile phone still rings when she dials it, giving her hope the two may still be alive.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Law bans hit list of gov’t enemies


The military is now prohibited from issuing a hit list—officially called “order of battle”—with the enactment of a law against enforced disappearances, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Palparan grasping at straws, says lawyer

The families of missing University of the Philippines students Sherilyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño said the latest legal maneuver of fugitive retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan is making a mockery of the justice system.

Posted: November 2nd, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Soldier tagged as abductor of UP studes


A fisherman on Monday identified a government soldier as one of the armed men who allegedly abducted University of the Philippines students Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan in 2006.

Posted: September 11th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Too little, too late’

Retired Major General Jovito Palparan now finds himself on the other side of the fence as the once hunter is now the hunted after a warrant for his arrest was issued by a local court for his supposed role in the alleged abduction of two student activists in 2006. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Empty tokenism. Human rights lawyer Edre Olalia has regarded President Aquino’s doubling of reward for the capture of retired Army major general Jovito Palparan Jr. in this light.

Posted: August 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Just following orders’ just won’t cut it in military—Malacañang


Military officers cannot dodge responsibility for having committed immoral acts by saying that they were “just following orders.”

Posted: July 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Kin of missing students slam fugitive general


A lawyer for the families of two missing University of the Philippines activists on Saturday assailed the claim of fugitive retired Major General Jovito Palparan that he was the victim in the abduction case that has prompted him to run from the law.

Posted: February 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Army tells Palparan: Better surrender and clear your name


After denying the statement of the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) that the military has been coddling fugitive ex-Major General Jovito Palparan, the Philippine Army urged Palparan on Thursday to give himself up.

Posted: February 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Missing UP students alive, says Palparan lawyer


A lawyer representing retired Major General Jovito Palparan Jr. on Monday told a Malolos City regional trial court (RTC) the two University of the Philippines (UP) students, whose abduction and disappearance in 2006 were allegedly ordered by the former Army officer, were still alive.

Posted: January 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palparan co-accused invokes decades-old EO


Staff Sergeant Edgardo Osorio, a co-accused of retired Major General Jovito Palparan in the abduction of two University of the Philippines students in 2006, has invoked the late President Manuel L. Quezon’s executive order that would put the soldier in the custody of the Philippine Army.

Posted: January 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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