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How Duterte gov’t tried to fix legal loopholes of drug war

Apr 30, 2019 - 6:24 PM

The PNP circular and the corrective resolutions that followed show haste on the part of the Duterte administration to launch the anti-illegal drug campaign

Circulars in Duterte’s drug war violate constitutional rights – research

Apr 26, 2019 - 11:47 AM

(UPDATED) Voluntary submission in existing laws can exempt a drug suspect from criminal liability. In Duterte’s war on drugs, a surrenderer may further expose himself to prosecution, according to research done by the Ateneo Human Rights Center

OPLAN TOKHANG. Cops go around Muntinlupa City to knock and plead with drug suspects to surrender. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Lawyer Arpee Santiago on importance of Int'l Criminal Court

Jan 07, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with human rights lawyer Arpee Santiago, as the International Criminal Court's Office of the Prosecutor conducts a preliminary examination of the situation in the Philippines

Law groups to U.N. expert: Probe Duterte threats vs judiciary

Apr 18, 2018 - 4:10 PM

Malacañang, however, says President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno only show his 'dislike' of her, and not of the judiciary

Lawyers Arpee Santiago of the Ateneo Human Rights Center, Neri Colmenares of National Union of People's Lawyers and Integrated Bar of the Philippines' Abe Fajardo, Ryan Jay Roset and Dean Tony La Viña on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, show a copy of the submitted report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers Diego Garcia Sayan narrating the recent statements by President Rodrigo Duterte against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Mga dapat gawin kung ikaw ay inosente pero nasa drug list

Sep 03, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Hindi ka maaaring piliting pumunta sa istasyon ng pulis nang walang arrest warrant – liban na lamang kung nahuli ka sa akto ng paggawa ng krimen

TULONG-LEGAL. Kumuha ng isang abugado upang mapangalagaan ang iyong karapatang pantao.

On a drug list and innocent? Here's what you should do

Sep 02, 2016 - 2:58 PM

Among others know that you can t be forced to go to a police station without an arrest warrant – unless you re caught in the act of committing a crime

PH, Thailand, Germany: Lessons about dictatorships

Apr 17, 2016 - 10:45 PM

Fighting for democracy spans time and geography according to experts Its lessons too

Day 1 of cybercrime law: more petitions filed

Oct 03, 2012 - 4:26 PM

9 petitions have been filed against the Cybercrime law