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Dela Rosa dares HRW to take him to court: 'Puro kayo dakdak'

Apr 18, 2018 - 6:42 PM

(UPDATED) PNP chief Ronald dela Rosa is set to retire on Thursday, April 19, after completing a term marred by allegations of human rights violations

RETIRING SOON. PNP chief Ronald Dela Rosa at a press conference at Camp Crame Headquarters. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Civil libertarians launch Movement vs Duterte’s ‘acts of tyranny’

Aug 28, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Movement Against Tyranny MAT leaders urge the public to speak out and act against extrajudicial killings and other acts of tyranny under the Duterte administration

GATHERING OF THE STORM. Leaders of militant groups, churches, academic institutions, media, and other sectors launch the anti-Duterte Movement Against Tyranny (MAD) on August 28 in Quezon City. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz/Rappler

'Duterte must break cycle of human rights violations' – Amnesty Int'l

Jul 02, 2016 - 2:07 PM

According to Amnesty International President Rodrigo Duterte s commitment to uphold the rule of law is like a breath of fresh air

OATH TAKING. President Rodrigo Roa-Duterte delivers his inaugural speech. He is the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines.

Worse than death: Torture methods during martial law

Feb 23, 2016 - 6:00 PM

During the Marcos regime San Juanico Bridge did not just refer to the longest bridge in the country It had a far more sinister meaning

#Manilakbayan: Mindanao tribes demand a stop to Lumad killings

Oct 25, 2015 - 12:18 AM

Hundreds of participants of a protest caravan dubbed Manilakbayan are expected to arrive in the county’s capital Sunday October 25

AFP probes 'killing' video

Aug 01, 2014 - 5:52 PM

This cannot be condoned We are looking into everything says AFP spokesperson Major General Domingo Tutaan

Screenshot of video of alleged soldiers involved in summary execution

Aquino defends chief of HR claims board

Feb 25, 2014 - 2:12 PM

She has the skill she has the physical energy she has the drive she has the right direction to be able to accomplish the job in two years or less