Retired SPO3 Arturo Lascañas was more credible as a witness when he first appeared in the Senate last year to deny the existence of the Davao Death Squad (DDS), the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs has concluded.
Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights
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Senate Pres. Aquilino Pimentel III on Friday denounced a European Parliament report calling for the immediate release of detained Sen. Leila de Lima noting that they should “mind their own business".
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Tension rose at the closed door meeting held by senators Tuesday (February 21) on the proposal to reopen the investigation on extrajudicial killings and the Davao Death Squad (DDS) after former police officer SPO3 Arthur Lascañas accused…
Senator Richard Gordon is taking Amnesty International's claim regarding the alleged involvement of policemen in extrajudicial killings (EJKs) with a grain of salt unless it proves its allegations.
Senator Leila de Lima’s vocal opposition to President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t going unnoticed— even by international bodies.
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President Rodrigo Duterte isn’t linked to the infamous Davao Death Squad, much less extrajudicial killings, the Senate committee on justice and human rights has found.
Senator Antonio Trillanes has slammed Senator Richard Gordon for allegedly covering up evidence of President Rodrigo Duterte’s involvement
Malacañang has assured the International Criminal Court (ICC) that President Rodrigo Duterte has no hand in the incidents
Responding to the International Criminal Court (ICC) report that it has expressed concerns on the extra-judicial killings here, Presidential Communications chief Sec. Martin Andanar justified the majority of the killings as a result of the…
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Senate investigations cannot last forever and that includes the appearances and “testimonies” of self-proclaimed killer Edgar Matobato, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Sunday.
Sen. Leila de Lima is planning to file legal actions against the relentless persecution from President Rodrigo Duterte, his Cabinet men, and his congressional allies because she believes her life is in danger.
The incessant attacks on Senator Leila de Lima has taken a toll on her health, forcing her to skip plenary session Wednesday (Sept. 21).
Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III isn’t keen on inviting the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on summary executions to look into the alleged extrajudicial killings in the country despite the attention the issue has…
President Rodrigo Duterte is claiming that his alleged links to Davao Death Squad was made up by his politiko rivals for control of Davao City since the late 1980s.
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Four senators belonging to the Liberal Party (LP) have decided to stay with the Liberal Party despite the sudden ouster of their party mate, Senator Leila de Lima, as chairperson of the Senate committee on justice and human rights.
Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday (Sept. 20) decried how rigid the classification of people has become under the Duterte administration, with paid Internet trolls viciously attacking anyone who dare to criticize the President.
Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV has cried foul over what he believes to be the abrupt removal of Senator Leila de Lima as chair of the Senate committee on justice and human rights, after holding the position for barely over a month.
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Senator Juan Miguel “Migz" Zubiri has dared persons critical of President Rodrigo Duterte to file an impeachment case against him instead of using Senate hearings to tarnish his reputation.
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Despite allegations that the ouster of his arch-enemy Sen. Leila de Lima had the imprimatur of Malacanang, President Duterte said on Monday night that he is leaving it up to Congress to conduct their own investigation.
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Senator Leila de Lima is facing a possible ouster as chairperson of the Senate committee on justice and human rights after Senator Manny Pacquiao moved to declare all positions of the panel vacant.
1 buwan pinagplanuhan: Majority bloc wants to eject Leila de Lima. Find out who it wants as justice…
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Members of the Senate majority bloc met Sunday night (Sept. 18) to discuss how to remove Senator Leila de Lima as chair of the Senate committee on justice and human rights, Politiko has learned.
Senate President Koko Pimentel is disputing the claim of Senators Franklin Drilon that a Senate committee can grant on its own protective custody to self-confessed Davao Death Squad hit man Edgar Matobato.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV is contesting Senate President Koko Pimentel’s right to reject protective custody to self-confessed Davao Death Squad hit man Edgar Matobato which was endorsed by the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights.…