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July, 2017

13 SBMA execs sued over ‘unaccounted assets’

July 24, 2017 ·  By Philippine Daily Inquirer for

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Chair Martin Diño leads the distribution of rice to some 200 workers inside the Subic Bay Freeport. —ALLAN MACATUNO

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Martin Diño, chair of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), on Wednesday charged 13 officials with malversation, grave misconduct, serious dishonesty and grave abuse of authority in the Office of the Ombudsman over “unaccounted assets” and lapses in disbursement transactions. Diño filed complaints against Deputy Administrator for Administration Ruel John Kabigting; Deputy Administrator […]


European solons concerned over EJKs

July 24, 2017 ·  By Dona Z. Pazzibugan - Reporter for


After concluding a three-day visit, a European Parliament (EP) delegation “strongly” urged the Duterte administration to address “the recent deterioration of the human rights situation” in the country. Four legislators from the EP subcommittee on human rights called on the government to allow an independent probe of questionable drug-related arrests and to guarantee a fair […]


Philippine churches offer sanctuary to rights abuse victims

July 24, 2017 ·  By Mark Saludes, Manila Philippines for

Members of the Ecumenical Bishops' Forum expressed their opposition to the declaration of martial law in the southern Philippines during a media briefing in Manila on July 19. (Photo by Mark Saludes)

Religious leaders respond to Duterte’s call to extend martial law in southern region An ecumenical bishops’ group in the Philippines announced that member churches will open its doors as sanctuaries for victims of human rights violations. The prelates made the announcement after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urged Congress to extend martial law in Mindanao until […]


U.S. State Department to clamp ban on travel to North Korea

July 24, 2017 ·  By Yeganeh Torbati and Se Young Lee for

FILE PHOTO: The 105-storey Ryugyong Hotel, the highest building under construction in North Korea, is seen from inside another hotel's room in Pyongyang, North Korea May 7, 2016.

WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Friday said it will bar Americans from traveling to North Korea due to the risk of “long-term detention” in the country, where a U.S. student was jailed while on a tour last year and later died. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has authorized a “Geographical Travel Restriction” […]


AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets shut down

July 24, 2017 ·  By Technology for

AlphaBay went offline earlier this month

Two of the largest dark web marketplaces have been shut down following a “landmark” international law enforcement investigation. The AlphaBay and Hansa sites had been associated with the trade in illicit items such as drugs, weapons, malware and stolen data. According to Europol, there were more than 250,000 listings for illegal drugs and toxic chemicals […]


Hundreds of German choir boys allegedly abused, report says

July 21, 2017 ·  By Ben Westcott, Laura Smith-Spark and Sara Mazloumsaki, CNN for


(CNN) — As many as 547 former students of the Catholic Regensburger Domspatzen choir school in Germany were abused physically, and in some cases sexually, over a period of 70 years, an independent report has alleged. The 440-page report, commissioned by the Regensburg diocese, found a culture of violence across the school, from pre-school classes, […]


Karapatan slams move to extend martial law in Mindanao

July 21, 2017 ·  By for

Photo from Karapatan

An alliance of human rights groups criticized President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to extend martial law in Mindanao, saying it would lead to a “collision course” against “people’s rights.” “The plot is becoming predictable. Dependent on the dictates of US-loyal military lapdogs, Duterte has set the stage ready for martial law extension and its possible expansion,” […]


High-flying Thai monk accused of child abuse extradited

July 21, 2017 ·  By Euan McKirdy and Kocha Olarn, CNN for

Former monk Wiraphon Sukphon arrives back in Bangkok following his extradition from the United States on July 19, 2017.

Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) – A flamboyant Thai monk who is accused of multiple charges of child abuse as well as ignoring his monastic vows has returned home after being extradited from the US. Wiraphon Sukphon, who was seen in a YouTube video in 2013 holding wads of cash on a private plane, returned to Bangkok […]


Forced migration was UK’s worst child abuse scandal, Gordon Brown says

July 21, 2017 ·  By Press Association for

ordon Brown arrives at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in London. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA

Former PM says that now scale of abuse of those sent to Australia and Canada up to 1970s is clearer, compensation is needed The former prime minister Gordon Brown has described the forced migration of British children as a bigger sex abuse scandal than that perpetrated by Jimmy Savile. Giving evidence to the Independent Inquiry […]


The Great and the Good, Saving Children

July 21, 2017 · 


The Great and the Good, Saving Children Fr. Shay Cullen 20 July 2017 It was the Preda hotline for reporting sexual abuse that saved the four children from sexual and physical abuse. The message came in from an anonymous reporter saying that Geraldine, 13 years old, was being sexually abused by her grandfather. The Preda […]

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