Ephraim Cortez - updates

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Groups hit 'pattern of attacks' against democratic institutions

May 08, 2019 - 1:43 PM

'Papatayin nila ang demokrasya kaya anyone who helps in strengthening democracy...sisirain nila kasi media is one of the pillars of democracy,' says Vera Files president Ellen Tordesillas

TRUE MATRIX. Some of the individuals linked to the so-called "Oust-Duterte matrix" gathered at the University of the Philippines Diliman for a forum organized by the Third World Studies Center on Tuesday, May 7. Photo by Kurt Dela Peña/Rappler

Makabayan bloc asks SC to allow intervention in petition vs Sereno

Apr 10, 2018 - 1:10 PM

The House Makabayan bloc argues that the quo warranto petition seeking to void the Chief Justice's appointment would cause them to be 'deprived of their collective right' to bring the impeachment process to a 'logical conclusion'

EMBATTLED CHIEF JUSTICE. Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno delivers a speech during the Araw ng Kagitingan on April 9, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva

SC's Bersamin says trust Duterte on martial law

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:59 PM

I am willing to presume good faith on the part of government says Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin

ORAL ARGUMENTS. Supreme Court (SC) starts on June 13, 2017 the oral arguments on the petitions seeking to nullify the martial law in Mindanao. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The race to save Mary Jane Veloso from death

Apr 25, 2015 - 11:00 AM

Despite the filing of the second appeal for judicial review the execution of convicted drug courier Mary Jane Veloso may still push through

QC prosecutor nabbed for extort try on 'Morong 43' doctor

Nov 14, 2014 - 5:23 PM

The National Bureau of Investigation arrests a state prosecutor in an entrapment operation

CAUGHT IN THE ACT. The National Bureau of Investigation arrests Assistant City Prosecutor Raul Desembrana of the QC Prosecutor's Office for extorting money. Screengrab from YouTube