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December, 2007


Kids Still Jailed in Manila – PREDA

December 31, 2007 ·  By Rene Q. Bas

First of two parts Children are still jailed in Manila—contrary to what the city jail and social welfare officials told The Manila Times in an earlier report. “True, the kids are not in the city jail. But they are jailed in two other buildings in a compound just a five-minute walk away from city hall,” […]

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Government contends with issues concerning minors in 2007

December 31, 2007 ·  By Nora O. Gamolo, Senior Desk Editor

By Nora O. Gamolo, Senior Desk Editor Monday, December 31, 2007 Children—those who haven’t reached the age of majority or not yet age 18—became major items in news reports in 2007, primarily because of reports of their suffering during the government’s anti-insurgency campaign in the countryside. They became the main participants in a children’s rally […]

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Baguio’s young and sorry

December 20, 2007 ·  By Thom F. Picaña Northern Luzon Bureau Chief

Thursday, December 20, 2007 By Thom F. Picaña Northern Luzon Bureau Chief Special Report: Poor Children, Black Christmas Christmas may look bleak for seven children in the Baguio City Jail but Warden Miguel Cawi keeps his hopes up that these “children in conflict with law” will get reunited with their parents and other loved ones […]

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Child inmates in Legazpi city jail have been serving more than their sentences

December 20, 2007 ·  By Rhaydz B. Barcia Correspondent

Thursday, December 20, 2007 By Rhaydz B. Barcia Correspondent LEGAZPI CITY: Marco Tolentino, (not his real name), now 15 and going on 16, was sentenced to prison for two years and four months by the Regional Trial Court, but he has been languishing in jail much longer than his sentence. Marco, whose address is the […]

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Govt’s CRADLE for child offenders

December 20, 2007 ·  By Jonathan M. Hicap Reporter

Thursday, December 20, 2007 By Jonathan M. Hicap Reporter Jay (not his real name) considered the streets of Muntinlupa as his home. He and his friends roamed the streets day and night, begging for money to buy food and sniffing rugby to get high. Then his addiction shot out of control and he began to […]

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Home for Boys Activities 2007

December 9, 2007 · 

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