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Child rape seen symptom of bigger Zamboanga City crisis

July 11, 2014 · 

ZAMBOANGA CITY—The rape of a 6-year-old girl in an evacuation camp here is turning the spotlight on the continued suffering of city residents who fled a terror attack and a government offensive last year and who, for still unexplained reasons, languish in shelters with no power, potable water and food.The story of the girl’s rape caught the attention of social workers after another child, an 11-year-old boy, was tagged the culprit. The story took a new turn and led to the girl’s grandfather being the offender.

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Negros 9’: Work for poor continues

July 7, 2014 · 

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL—Collectively, they were called the “Negros Nine”—three missionary priests and six lay leaders who were wrongly accused of killing a municipal mayor and his companions in Negros Occidental province in the twilight of the Marcos dictatorship in the ’80s.

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German Human Rights Network expresses great concern about impunity, extrajudicial killings, and so-called trumped-up charges

June 17, 2014 · 

“The culture of impunity regarding serious human rights violations such as extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and torture still remains unbroken in the Philippines” said Elmar Noé, chairperson of the German-based Action Network Human Rights – Philippines (ANHRP), at the end of a visit to the country.

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Bureau Initiative Focuses on Child Sex Tourism Help the Victims, Apprehend the Abusers

June 2, 2014 · 

Bureau Initiative Focuses on Child Sex Tourism Help the Victims, Apprehend the Abusers 05/30/14 From: Federal Bureau of Investigation Website (http://www.fbi.gov/) Last month, the FBI asked for the public¹s help in a case involving a suspected serial child predator who for years taught in private international schools overseas. The suspect committed suicide after his employer […]

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Summary killings: Who's complaining?

June 2, 2014 · 

By Ramon Tulfo Philippine Daily Inquirer http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/604933/summary-killings-whos-complaining Former Mayor Rey Uy of Tagum City, Davao del Norte, has been accused of ordering the summary killings of crime suspects in the city from 2007 to 2013. It¹s unbelievable for the mild-mannered and soft-spoken Uy to order the elimination of ³weeds,² which notorious criminals are, and should […]

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Ex-mayor denies masterminding death squad

June 2, 2014 · 

By Ben O. Tesiorna Thursday, May 22, 2014 THE Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international human rights group, accused former Tagum City Mayor Rey “Chiong” Uy of masterminding the death of hundreds of suspected criminals from 2007-2013. This was however denied by the former mayor who blamed illegal drugs and illegal gambling syndicates for paying […]

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Former mayor Uy allegedly involved in hundreds of death squad killings

June 2, 2014 · 

ABS-CBN http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/focus/05/21/14/tagum-death-squad-tagged-298-killings  A “death squad” allegedly backed by a former mayor was behind hundreds of cases of extrajudicial killings in Tagum City, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said. In a 71-page report released on Wednesday, HRW said 298 killings recorded between January 2007 and March 2013 were attributed by provincial police to the so-called “Tagum Death […]

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Former mayor Uy allegedly involved in hundreds of death squad killings

May 26, 2014 · 

ABS-CBN http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/focus/05/21/14/tagum-death-squad-tagged-298-killings  A “death squad” allegedly backed by a former mayor was behind hundreds of cases of extrajudicial killings in Tagum City, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.In a 71-page report released on Wednesday, HRW said 298 killings recorded between January 2007 and March 2013 were attributed by provincial police to the so-called “Tagum Death Squad.” […]

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HUNDREDS MURDERED BY PHILIPPINE DEATH SQUADS

May 23, 2014 · 

Human Rights Watch Report “One Shot to the head”, http://hrw.org/node/125247/ (Manila, May 21, 2014) ­ The Philippine government should investigate an alleged death squad implicated in several hundred killings in Tagum City on the southern island of Mindanao, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Official police records obtained by Human Rights […]

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Anti-political dynasty bill reaches House plenary

May 14, 2014 · 

MANILA, Philippines ­ After nearly 3 decades of being stuck at committee level, the anti-political dynasty bill was sponsored before the plenary of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 6. “This opens a new page in the history of our country,” Capiz Representative Fredenil Castro, chairperson of the committee on suffrage and electoral reforms, […]

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