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The bill would empower a council of top cabinet officials to do functions usually reserved for the courts, like ordering the warrantless arrest and detention of people and groups perceived to be terrorists
24-hour curfews are outright denials of the right to travel and movement, human rights lawyers say
'Secretary Andanar again performed a show abundant in spins, slants, and distractions,' says National Union of Peoples' Lawyers president Edre Olalia
Is it time for lawyers in the Philippines to take to the streets, just like what the world saw in Hong Kong?
'They are pandering to public opinion; do things the right way otherwise that is abuse,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
'This space for the democratic rights of the people is getting smaller and smaller every time the Court sides with the government in power,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
(UPDATED) The military says that pending the appeal of Palparan's conviction, they will keep custody of the former general
‘We are looking at the angle of command responsibility of Palparan’s commander-in-chief Gloria Macapagal Arroyo,’ says private prosecutor Edre Olalia
‘Duterte is reinventing or redefining the law to suit political agenda,’ says Edre Olalia of the NUPL
Lawyers present during police searches are guided by the following questions: Does the search team have a search warrant? If so, is it valid? If so, is the proper procedure being observed?
'It is so unfair and unjust. Marcosian ito, at bumabalik na tayo,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
The SC majority says safeguards remain, and cites legal remedies for human rights like writs of amparo and habeas data
Responding to lawyer Harry Roque's statement that he will throw hollow blocks at critics, convenor Tony La Viña says 'magtatapon kami ng pan de sal'
Motions filed by the Office of the Solicitor General to cancel the bail of NDF consultants are premature according to their lawyers
What is the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees JASIG all about in relation to the failed peace negotiations?
2ND UPDATE The motion for bail granted by the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 32 also covers detainee Adelberto Silva who will also participate in the peace talks
NUPL lawyer Edre Olalia says the reunion also brings together Indonesian lawyers the DFA the Philippine embassy in Jakarta and Filipino legal counsels
A day after her birthday Mary Jane Veloso s family is flying to Indonesia to visit the Filipina on death row
The National Union of Peoples Lawyers NUPL is concerned about the safety of the remaining complainants against alleged recruiters Maria Cristina Sergio and Julius Lacanilao
UPDATED Cristina Sergio the woman tagged as the culprit behind Mary Jane Veloso s arrest for drug smuggling in Indonesia claims Veloso is totally innocent and a victim of her own character flaws
Who s telling the truth? And who s lying? I think this is a case of everybody touching different parts of the elephant I saw parts of what both sides saw
The 30 year old mother of two who was sentenced to death in 2010 for attempting to smuggle 2 6 kilograms of heroin into Indonesia says she has accepted her fate
Twenty years after Flor s execution seemingly hard and cold yet fallible laws in faraway lands are poised to ignore all humanitarian pleas storming the heavens with prayers to save the life of Mary Jane