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MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE SHOULD REVIVE DEATH PENALTY – MARCOS

The death penalty’s revival should be given serious thought “for crimes of an unimaginable level of brutality and inhumanity, as in the Maguindanao massacre,” Senator Imee Marcos said. “The scope of the Revised Penal Code at present does not fathom the horror suffered by the relatives of the brutally murdered victims, specially of the Mangudadatu […]

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MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE CASE VERDICT IS A CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) welcomed the conviction of the principal suspects in the Maguindanao massacre, dubbed as the world’s worst killings of journalists in history where at least 32 media workers were murdered. Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, PTFoMs executive director, said the Quezon City court’s verdict is “a cause for celebration […]

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SUSPECTS IN KILLING OF KIDAPAWAN BROADCASTER INDICTED FOR MURDER – SY EGCO

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has reported that murder charges have been filed against all three suspects in the killing of Brigada News FM anchor Eduardo Dizon in Kidapawan City. PTFoMS executive director, Undersecretary Joel Egco, said the case was filed on September 18, just as PTFoMS member-agencies and media observers were […]

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SUSPECTS IN KIDAPAWAN RADIOMAN’S SLAY CHARGED WITH MURDER – SY EGCO

The suspects in the killing of Brigada FM anchor Eduardo Dizon in Kidapawan City have been identified and were charged with murder, the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PToFMS) announced. The PTFoMS said murder charges were filed at the City Prosecutor’s Office of Kidapawan City against the suspects, “whose names remain undisclosed in order […]

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NOGRALES TO PNP: SPEED-UP PROBE INTO MURDER OF DINAGAT BOARD MEMBER

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Monday strongly condemned the recent murder of a local Mindanao official as “senseless” and called on the Philippines National Police (PNP) to speed up investigations after a special task force was formed to look into the incident. Wenefredo Oloferres, a Board member of San Jose town in Dinagat province was […]

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KIN OF MURDERED OFW IN KOREA THANKS DUTERTE, GO FOR HELPING SOLVE CASE

The family of Angelo Claveria, whose murdered remains were found in a water tank in South Korea last year, expressed gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte and former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go for helping arrest the suspect in the case. Claveria’s kin in the town of Cabatuan, Iloilo was informed by a […]

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PNP’S SWIFT RESOLUTION OF BATOCABE CASE COMMENDABLE – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, chairman of the Committee on Justice and Human Rights, commended the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the swift resolution of the assassination of Ako Bicol Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe. “I wish to congratulate the Philippine National Police in its swift and effective identification of the mastermind and suspects involved in the assassination […]