“Extrajudicial confessions are universally recognized as admissible in evidence against an accused provided they are voluntarily made and corroborated by evidence of the actual commission of the crime.”
Day: June 26, 2021
Nothing can compensate for the loss of a husband, a father, and in some instances even a wife, a mother, and a child — or for that matter, for the years of want and deprivation inflicted by the sudden demise of a family breadwinner. Mostly unremarked except in studies by such institutions as the University of the Philippines is the humanitarian crisis that afflicts those left behind by the heads of families who, alleged to be either drug addicts or drug pushers, were systematically gunned down on the strength of what the police understood to be the orders of President Rodrigo Duterte to “kill, kill, kill.”
“In a time of great political upheaval, the LGBT community must strive for meaningful and holistic tellings of our stories, and that firstly requires having a comprehensive outlook of our struggle.”
Nine overseas Filipino domestic workers are still reeling from inhumane treatment and various forms of violence that the International Labor Organization sought to eradicate more than 10 years ago.