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REPORT DEATHS OF HIGH-PROFILE INMATES – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon has pushed for the immediate passage of his proposed Senate measure mandating the accurate reporting of deaths and illnesses of persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) and detained children in conflict with law (CICL). Gordon, who chairs the Senate Justice and Human Rights Committee, filed Senate Bill (SB) 1771, also known as the […]

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SLAY OF EX-BUCOR LEGAL CHIEF SHOWS URGENT NEED FOR MOTORCYCLE CRIME PREVENTION LAW – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon re-stressed the urgent need to implement Republic Act No. 11235 or the Motorcycle Crime Prevention Law following the recent fatal shooting of former Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) legal service chief Atty. Fredric Anthony Santos  in Barangay Poblacion, Muntinlupa City by unidentified riding-in-tandem hitmen. Gordon, the principal author of the law, once again […]

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SENATE ADOPTS BLUE RIBBON RECOMMENDATION TO FILE CHARGES VS BUCOR, NBP OFFICIALS – GORDON

The Senate adopted the recommendation of Senator Dick Gordon to file charges against officials of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) and the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) after conducting an investigation and uncovering other anomalies activities inside the NBP, aside from the abusive implementation of Republic Act 10592 or the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA)law. “The […]

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OMBUDSMAN’S ACTION VS BUCOR OFFICIALS SENDS A STRONG SIGNAL – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, chairman of the Committee on Justice and Human Rights, commended the Office of the Ombudsman for acting promptly in dismissing and indicting three officials of the Bureau of Correction (BuCor) who were accused of extorting P50,000 from a Bilibid inmate in exchange for early release based on the Good Conduct Time Allowance […]

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AMEND GCTA LAW TO EXCLUDE HEINOUS CRIME CONVICTS – GO

“Today, I have a solution.” Senator Bong Go expressed this statement before members of the 18th Congress as he filed his Senate Bill (SB) No. 1003 which seeks to amend the Revised Penal Code, particularly Articles 29, 97, 98 and 99, the same provisions which were amended and rendered unclear by RA 10592. “The Filipino […]

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RELEASE OF CONVICTED CHINESE DRUGS LORDS WAS ILLEGAL – TOLENTINO

Senator Francis Tolentino has questioned the release of convicted Chinese drug lords during the last election period as it could be a possible violation of election laws. During a Senate hearing on the early release of heinous crime convicts, Tolentino pointed out a possible violation of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Resolution 10429 and the Omnibus […]