BAGUIO CITY — An activist working in a Cordillera province known for it’s unabated political killings was threatened for being “matulungin” (helpful) days before Pres. Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address (SONA).
Kakailian Salakniban Tay Amin a Nagtaudan (Kastan CPA-Abra) strongly condemns the series of violence that occurred in the province of Abra since July 1.
BONTOC, Mountain Province — On June 27, some six elderly women gathered at a waiting shed in Samoki village of Bontoc with their flashlights in tow. As soon as their police escorts arrived, the night’s round started.
DOLORES, Abra — Several personalities, including a barangay councilman, were arrested here after elements of the Dolores municipal police station, accompanied by the Criminal Investigation And Detection Group of the Philippine National Police (PNP-CIDG) conducted raids against suspected drug pushers in the municipality.
Among the many factors that contributed to Rodrigo Duterte’s victory, one major issue looms large — not only because it stood prominently in his record as Davao mayor (even sparking controversy among human rights advocates for his infamous death-squad tactics) — but also because he intentionally turned it into the “bleeding edge” of his election campaign and governance platform: the crusade against crime.
BAGUIO CITY — Police operatives have yet to identify who is responsible for the bombing of the power transmission lines of Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company (LCMC) early Monday morning.
Again, we raise the call to JUNK the Visiting Forces Agreement! The travesty on the sovereignty of the Filipino people goes on and on as long as the US supported puppets adhere to the dictates of the US.
BAGUIO CITY — A family court judge here and the director of the regional social welfare office said the focus should be on interventions to stop children from committing crimes instead of lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility.
BAGUIO CITY — The Iglesia Filipina Indipendiente (IFI) denounces the murder of Fr. Tante Balbas and the shooting of his companion Joel Alapit in Barangay Sulbec, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte last August 11 saying that the act was an attack against the people and the Church as they demand for justice.
BAGUIO CITY – As a victim of a rape-slay was found in this city recently, an alliance of women’s organizations based in this city called on police authorities for the urgent and impartial investigation of the case to speed the wheels of justice for the victim and her survivors.
QUEZON CITY — The involvement of two police officers in the gang rape of a 26-year old single mother should spur Congress to speed up amendments to the Anti-Rape Law or RA 8353 that would impose greater culpability on persons in authority.
BAGUIO CITY — Concerted efforts of Mountain Province and Kalinga elders and officials resulted to the surrender of the suspect in the killing of a 13 year old boy in Bontoc.