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De Lima staff, family barred from visiting her in Camp Crame

May 28, 2020 - 6:01 PM

(UPDATED) Even phone calls to detained Senator Leila de Lima have to be first approved by PNP chief Archie Gamboa

LOOK: Artists flash 'Duterte wanted' poster on Camp Crame

Feb 26, 2020 - 12:13 PM

The 'Duterte wanted' poster is flashed on the national police headquarters on the eve of the commemoration of the EDSA People Power Revolution

WANTED. The artist group Concerned Artists of the Philippines flashes a wanted poster of President Rodrigo Duterte on the eve of the People Power Revolution commemoration. CAP photo

PNP helicopter topples giant LED screen, leaves 3 hurt

Aug 09, 2018 - 1:36 PM

The Philippine National Police launched a probe into the Camp Crame chopper fiasco

TOO CLOSE? The winds stirred by the PNP's BELL helicopter swept away bystander tents and an LED display screen. RTVM screenshot

Sotto visits De Lima in jail

Jun 28, 2018 - 2:23 PM

(UPDATED) Opposition Senator Leila de Lima says she is grateful to Senate President Vicente Sotto III's for visiting her and hearing her out

Photo from the Office of the Senate President

Piolo Pascual, JM de Guzman grace PNP's #RealNumbersPH event

May 29, 2018 - 4:13 PM

Real Numbers is campaign running for two years now, launched by the Philippine National Police to give the public what it claims to be the real count of casualties in relation to the Duterte administration's anti-drug campaign

GUESTS. Piolo Pascual and JM de Guzman at the #RealNumbersPH anniversary briefing. Photos by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

LOOK: Thousands of drug war documents piled along Camp Crame corridors

May 21, 2018 - 1:38 PM

The 'confidential' files appear to be stacked sloppily as some boxes look deformed as they were stored

STOCKPILED. Thousands of drug war documents are stacked inside Camp Crame before being screened by the Office of the Solicitor General. All photos by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

5 challenges for new PNP chief Oscar Albayalde

Apr 22, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Here are obstacles that outlasted Ronald dela Rosa. Now, it's Oscar Albayalde's turn to face them.

Police kill 13 drug suspects on Albayalde's first day as PNP chief

Apr 20, 2018 - 3:35 PM

Bulacan police conduct a 'Province-wide Simultaneous Operations on Illegal Drugs' a renamed version of the PNP's One-Time Big-Time Operations

13 DEAD. The Bulacan Provincial Police Office conducts simultaneous anti-illegal drugs operations. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

New PNP chief Albayalde: 'How I wish I could be like Dela Rosa'

Apr 20, 2018 - 2:56 PM

'Nakita mo kung gaano siya kalapit sa mga tao. How I wish I could also be like that,' Albayalde says in his first press conference

NEW CHIEF. PNP Change of Command Ceremony on April 19,2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Albayalde questions EU Parliament resolution vs EJKs in Philippines

Apr 20, 2018 - 10:23 AM

'I don't know where [they're] coming from,' says new Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde

NEW CHIEF. Oscar Albayalde questions the basis of the European Parliament resolution. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

FULL TEXT: PNP chief Oscar Albayalde's inaugural speech

Apr 20, 2018 - 7:28 AM

'I do not expect your loyalty to me, but I will exact obedience from you. I may be tough, but I am fair,' Director General Oscar Albayalde says as he addresses the 180,000-strong Philippine police force

PNP CHIEF. Oscar Albayalde salutes to his predecessor Ronald dela Rosa in the PNP Change of Command ceremony at Camp Crame. All photos by Angie de Silva/Rappler

New PNP chief Albayalde vows to continue 'low-key but stern' leadership

Apr 20, 2018 - 12:48 AM

'I may be tough but I am fair,' says new Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde

NEW PNP CHIEF. Director Oscar Albayalde delivers his inaugural speech in Camp Crame. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Dela Rosa cries in goodbye message to PNP: 'I did everything I could'

Apr 16, 2018 - 7:48 AM

Outgoing PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa cries in thanking and apologizing to the 180,000-strong police force

IN TEARS. Outgoing PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa cries in his last Camp Crame flag raising speech. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Wally Sombero: 'I think I'm safe with police'

Apr 11, 2018 - 12:14 PM

Is retired police colonel and alleged Jack Lam middleman Wenceslao 'Wally' Sombero batting for detention inside Camp Crame?

FORMER COP. Wally Sombero voluntary surrenders to incoming PNP chief Oscar Agbayalde and CIDG chief Roel Obusan at Camp Crame on Wednesday, April 11. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Jack Lam 'middleman' Wally Sombero surrenders to police

Apr 11, 2018 - 8:59 AM

(UPDATED) Incoming Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde says Sombero sent surrender feelers on the same day the Sandiganbayan released the arrest order against him

Why the PNP barred customs fixer Mark Taguba from Camp Crame jail

Feb 28, 2018 - 4:15 PM

A Manila court has ordered that the fixer, who linked President Duterte's son to shabu smuggling, be transferred to the PNP Custodial Center

WHAT REASON? PNP Spokesperson Chief Superintendent John Bulalacao tells reporters to ask the head of the PNP's Headquarters Support Service why they barred Taguba from Camp Crame. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Dela Rosa: Killers of PNP's Arthur Masungsong turn out to be NPA members

Feb 26, 2018 - 9:21 AM

PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa says this is the first time he has heard communist guerrillas engaging in kidnaps-for-ransom

KILLED. Superintendent Arthur Masungsong was killed in a kidnap rescue operation against apparent NPA members. PNP photo

Jailed senators' Christmas: Revilla home Dec. 24, De Lima allowed visitors Dec. 25

Dec 21, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Bong Revilla has asked for furlough from the anti-graft court hearing his plunder case, while Leila de Lima only asks her family to be allowed to visit on Christmas

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Nov 02, 2017 - 9:16 PM

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ASEAN human rights delegates barred from visiting De Lima

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:20 PM

Two members of the Malaysian Parliament express disappointment over the incident, saying they complied with the 10-day visit notice

Photo by Glen Garcia

Jinggoy Estrada 'praying hard' buddy Bong Revilla freed next

Sep 16, 2017 - 4:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'Sabi ko lakasan niya loob niya, at balang araw ay makakamit din niya ang kanyang kalayaan,' says former senator Jinggoy Estrada, recalling his words of encouragement to his buddy, detained former senator Bong Revilla

OUT ON BAIL. Former senator Jinggoy Estrada waves to his supporters and the media after leaving the PNP Custodial Center on September 16, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Aguirre wants Parojinogs drugs cases transferred to QC

Aug 28, 2017 - 12:26 PM

The fact that they have been in power in Ozamiz City for so long is a clear indication that they have the capacity to influence says Justice Secretary Aguirre

CHARGED. The Parojinog siblings remain detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Mugshots from PNP

De Lima thankful, emotional on 1st birthday in jail: 'No regrets'

Aug 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Family, friends, and political allies of detained Senator Leila de Lima join her as she celebrates her 58th birthday in Camp Crame

VISITORS. Family and friends join Senator Leila de Lima as she celebrated her 58th birthday in jail on Sunday, August 27. Rappler photo

Parojinog siblings test negative for drugs

Aug 15, 2017 - 2:06 PM

The siblings are detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame upon their request as they await their arraignment

ARRESTED. The Parojinog siblings remain detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Mugshots from PNP

Driver of police commander caught posing as a cop for extortion

Aug 10, 2017 - 2:36 PM

The fake policeman acted with real cops in the extortion attempt

IMPOSTER. Joseph Ruallo is brought inside the Camp Crame in Quezon City. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

DOJ panel: Parojinog siblings' arrest, inquest valid

Aug 01, 2017 - 7:30 PM

A resolution recommending that charges be filed against Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog and her brother Reynaldo Parojinog Jr has yet to be released

ARRESTED. The Parojinog siblings remain detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. PNP file photo

Without charges, Parojinogs should already be released – Topacio

Aug 01, 2017 - 2:40 PM

Lawyer Ferdinand Topacio says police should have freed Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog and her brother Reynaldo Parojinog Jr at 6 pm of Monday July 31

Ferdinand Topacio to lead Parojinog legal team

Jul 31, 2017 - 7:02 PM

Pati mga babae pati ina namatay? I think the magnitude of the killings is grossly disproportionate to a legitimate operation Topacio says

EAD LEGAL COUNSEL. Ferdinand Topacio says he supports the administration, but abhors operations breaching the bounds of law. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Parojinog siblings' lawyer questions detention in Crame

Jul 31, 2017 - 12:35 PM

Lawyer Lawrence Carin says Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog and her brother Reynaldo Jr should not have been brought to Camp Crame adding that he was barred from entering their detention facility

BARRED. Lawyer Lawrence Carin says he accompanied the surviving Parojinogs, Nova and Reynaldo Jr, from Ozamiz City, but he was barred from entering the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

EU officials visit De Lima in jail

Jul 19, 2017 - 5:31 PM

This comes after the EU Parliament in March 2017 approved a resolution calling for the senator s immediate release from detention

Photo from De Lima's office

House opposition backs De Lima's request to join Senate debates

May 22, 2017 - 4:20 PM

The 7 members of the House opposition bloc go to Camp Crame to visit detained Senator Leila de Lima who is in high spirits

MAGNIFICENT 7. Representatives Emmanuel Billiones, Tom Villarin, Raul Daza, Edcel Lagman, Teddy Baguilat Jr, and Gary Alejano pose for photographers outside the PNP Custodial Center after their visit to detained Senator Leila de Lima on May 22. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Senate minority bloc visits De Lima in detention

May 01, 2017 - 3:42 PM

The minority bloc is keen on requesting the court to allow detained Senator Leila de Lima to attend critical Senate debates and votes

Photo from De Lima's office

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Apr 25, 2017 - 1:47 PM

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De Lima's close-in cops did not see notary public in Crame – Calida

Mar 21, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Affidavits executed by cops assigned to Senator Leila de Lima on February 24 and the detained lawmaker s notary public tell different stories

SOLICITOR GENERAL, Solicitor General Jose Calida talks to the media before the start of the second round of oral arguments on the petitions of Senator Leila de Lima at the Supreme Court on March 21, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

LOOK: De Lima’s favorite dog Coco visits her in Crame

Mar 04, 2017 - 7:08 PM

The 6 year old Japanese Spitz follows the senator wherever she goes except when he sees a stray cat at the custodial center while looking around

Hundreds on PH streets as Duterte jails top critic

Feb 25, 2017 - 4:12 PM

UPDATED Protesters mass outside Camp Crame where Senator Leila de Lima is detained in a demonstration against the alleged death squad murders of thousands of drug suspects

TOP CRITIC JAILED. A supporter of Senator Leila De Lima, a top critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, shouts slogans as they hold a rally outside the court building in Muntinlupa City, suburban Manila on February 24, 2017, where De Lima was brought by the police to report to the court of her arrest. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

STAKEOUT: 1986 People Power – Pagbabalik-tanaw

Feb 25, 2017 - 7:58 AM

Habang papalabas ako ng Palasyo at sa aking paglalakad isang foreign journalist na nagla live report ang aking nadaanan at nakaringgan na ganito ang sinasabi: We the Americans like to think we taught Filipinos democracy Tonight they are teaching the world

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Feb 24, 2017 - 8:58 PM

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De Lima to bring own food, water to Crame jail – lawyer

Feb 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III also expresses concern over the security of his former justice chief who is now detained in Camp Crame

DE LIMA'S DETENTION FACILITY. The PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame in Quezon City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

De Lima allowed to choose between cells of Enrile, Tiamzons – PNP

Feb 24, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Senator Leila de Lima s cell – which used to be occupied by either former senator Juan Ponce Enrile or the Tiamzon couple – has a fan a bed and a bathroom says her lawyer

DETENTION CELL. Senator Leila de Lima is detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

De Lima detained in Camp Crame

Feb 24, 2017 - 1:21 PM

Senator Leila de Lima will have officers from the Senate Office of the Sergeant at Arms with her at the PNP Custodial Center says Senator Francis Pangilinan

DEFIANT. Senator Leila de Lima waves to supporters before heading to her detention cell in Camp Crame on February 24, 2017. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Palace says De Lima can 'rest her fears' about safety

Feb 24, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says he doesn t see any reason why anyone would want to harm Senator Leila de Lima while in police custody

PALACE ASSURANCE. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says Senator Leila de Lima has nothing to fear in terms of her safety while in detention. Malacanang Photo

De Lima to join Revilla, Estrada in Crame jail

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:51 AM

UPDATED Senator De Lima appears before a Muntinlupa judge shortly past 11 am and is now on her way back to Camp Crame

Roque on De Lima preferring AFP custody: 'Dahil maraming lalaki?'

Feb 22, 2017 - 5:14 PM

Kabayan Representative Harry Roque immediately apologizes for his remarks saying I was out of line

'OUT OF LINE.' Kabayan Representative Harry Roque apologizes for a statement she made against Senator Leila de Lima. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Dela Rosa on De Lima arrest: She’ll be safe in Camp Crame

Feb 18, 2017 - 3:59 PM

The PNP chief clarifies however that they re still waiting for the court s decision on the case filed against the former justice chief

Dela Rosa tells cops' wives: 'Don't concentrate on material things'

Feb 14, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Instead of pressuring your husbands to buy this or that pressure your husbands to become a good policeman says PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa

VDAY IN CRAME. PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa speaks to newly-weds during a mass wedding in Camp Crame. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Dela Rosa to CBCP: Would you rather we let drug problem continue?

Feb 06, 2017 - 12:50 PM

I go to church because I respect the Church Hindi lahat ng pari masama So dapat gano n rin ang tingin nila sa amin says the PNP chief

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Bato admonishes, ‘punishes’ 7 cop suspects in Korean rob-extort case

Feb 01, 2017 - 6:43 PM

UPDATED Dela Rosa is unable to control himself and repeatedly hurls invectives at the cop suspects Still unsatisfied he punishes them with a difficult push up type position

FRONT LEANING POSITION. Dela Rosa orders the 7 policemen-suspects to do several minutes of a difficult punishment position. Photo by Jun A. Malig/Rappler

DOJ subpoenas 5 cops, 4 others in new probe into Korean's murder

Feb 01, 2017 - 5:34 PM

The reinvestigation of Jee Ick Joo s case – as ordered by an Angeles City court – starts on Friday February 3

BACK TO SQUARE ONE. The justice department conducts another preliminary investigation into the kidnapping and murder of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo, after a Pampanga court granted the plea of prime suspect SPO3 Ricky Sta Isabel, shown here escorted from the Angeles City Hall of Justice on January 30, 2016. Photo by Jun Malig/Rappler

Panelo to relay Duterte apology in South Korea

Jan 31, 2017 - 7:09 PM

After meeting the widow of Jee Ick Joo Duterte announces he has asked chief legal counsel Salvador Panelo to relay his apology to the South Korean government

A PRESIDENT'S APOLOGY. President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Choi Kyung-Jin, wife of the late Jee Ick Joo, during a meeting at the Palace on January 30, 2017. Photo by Rey Baniquet/Presidential Photo