Remulla mulls amnesty for activists, not warm on law vs red-tagging

MANILA, Philippines – Incoming justice secretary Jesus Crispin “Boying” Remulla said he will a possible amnesty grant for study in jail or in hiding due to various charges, but was not so warm on backing a proposed law that would criminalize red-tagging. During the election campaign, Remulla was criticized for red-tagging supporters of Vice President … Read more

Lack of accountability paves way for more killings in Duterte drug war – Amnesty

Families of victims of President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent anti-drug campaign continue to face challenges in seeking justice for their loved ones MANILA, Philippines – The still elusive justice continues to pave the way for more killings under President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent anti-drug campaign, Amnesty International said in its latest report released on Wednesday, March 29. … Read more