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Man goes berserk, kills wife, child, kin then self (Philippines)

August 2, 2012

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Source VIGAN CITY—A man here shot and killed his wife, daughter and two other relatives before he shot himself in the head on Wednesday. Another daughter was wounded and is fighting for her life in a hospital in this Ilocos Sur capital, police said. Supt. Jugith del Prado, city police chief, said Edwin John Espinueva, […]

Justice and healing in the Philippines ( Philippines)

August 2, 2012

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Source: New Internationalist Blog By Iris C. Gonzales For 13 long years she endured the beatings. It wasn’t so rough at first, she says, and every time it happened she hoped with fingers crossed that it would be the last. One morning, she woke up and realized that finally, she wanted to end her troubled marriage, to […]

Jealous husband kills wife with hammer (Philippines)

July 24, 2012

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MANILA, Philippines – A 43-year-old man is now behind bars after striking his wife dead with a hammer inside their home in New Corella, Davao del Norte. The suspect, Arturo Maco, admitted he attacked his wife Judelyn after she threatened to leave him last Sunday. Maco struck his wife with a hammer on her head […]

Girl gang-raped by playmates in Cebu (Philippines)

July 6, 2012

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MANILA, Philippines – A 9-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her playmates in Dumanjug town, Cebu. The victim and her mother filed a complaint at the provincial government office Wednesday morning, accusing 3 minors of rape. The suspects are aged 11, 13 and 15. According to police, the girl was allegedly raped in a remote […]