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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 »

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 »

Burgos abductor linked to ‘Erap 5’ kidnapping, new info shows

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Jonas Burgos. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The Supreme Court has ordered the Department of Justice and the National Bureau of Investigation to look into new information that the person who abducted Jonas Burgos is the same person involved in the abduction of the supporters of former President Joseph Estrada who were accused of involvement in the plan to assassinate officials of the Arroyo administration.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

25 activists so far killed in Southern Mindanao under Aquino – Karapatan

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President Benigno Aquino III, left. AP FILE PHOTO

The human rights group Karapatan (Right) released the names of 25 people, most of them political activists and three of them children, killed in Southern Mindanao since President Aquino assumed power.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Case yet to be filed 2 years after priest’s slay

FR. PETER Geremia   Germelina Lacorte/INQUIRER MINDANAO

Almost two years after the killing of Italian missionary priest Fausto “Pops” Tentorio, the group fighting for justice over his death is dismayed that no case has been filed in court despite overwhelming evidence linking some individuals to the killing.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

CHR slams slow, confusing probe of Fr. Tentorio’s murder

This was how a top official of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) described the murder of Italian priest Fausto “Pops” Tentorio in criticizing the lack of progress in the case’s investigation.

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

UNA seeks justice for husband of mayor

The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) in Iloilo has challenged the Philippine National Police to solve the killing of the husband of a reelectionist mayor.

Posted: May 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NBI joins CHR in probe of Jonas Burgos disappearance

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Jonas Burgos.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will join the Commission on Human Rights in conducting further investigation on the disappearance of activists Jonas Burgos.

Posted: April 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cops hunt mayoral bet tagged in Capiz killing

Police have launched a massive hunt against a mayoral candidate tagged as the mastermind in last year’s killing of a municipal vice mayor in Capiz.

Posted: April 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lawyers mull stronger case vs AFP men in Jonas Burgos disappearance

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Jonas Burgos.  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Human rights lawyers are seriously considering amending the criminal complaint against military officials allegedly involved in the disappearance of activist Jonas Burgos.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Masbate bet’s killing blunts peace bid

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A WOMAN sorts out sacks filled with Benguet-grown potatoes at the  Hangar at  Baguio City Public Market. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

A vice mayoral candidate of Mobo town in Masbate died early Sunday after he was repeatedly shot by two men, shattering hopes of peace advocates in a province notorious for its election-related bloodshed.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ati people fear for safety after killing of leader

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A CRYING Ati boy joins his elders in calling for justice for their slain leader, Dexter Condez, during funeral rites at Holy Rosary Parish Church in Boracay. NESTOR P. BURGOS JR./INQUIRER VISAYAS

Fearing for their safety following the murder of one of their leaders, the Ati people and their supporters have called on the government to deploy more policemen in their community here.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Geertman case: Murder, robbery charges pressed

The fiancée of slain Dutch activist Wilhelmus Geertman has petitioned the Department of Justice (DOJ) to charge his killers with murder and robbery.

Posted: March 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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