Filipino activists - updates

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Amid crackdown, activists lose another bid for extraordinary legal remedy

Nov 19, 2019 - 2:44 PM

The Court of Appeals denies the petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by the family of youth activist Alexandrea Pacalda. Law professor Ted Te says a Marcos-time SC ruling has rendered 'habeas corpus inutile.'

LOST BID. Quezon youth activist Alexandrea Pacalda loses her bid for the Writ of Habeas Corpus at the Court of Appeals. Photo courtesy of Karapatan

Calida calls Quezon youth activist 'pa-victim'

Oct 31, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The military files charges against youth activist Alexandrea Pacalda 8 days after holding her in custody without a warrant

HABEAS CORPUS. A petition for habeas corpus is filed with the Supreme Court on September 23, 2019, to demand the release of youth activist Alexandrea Pacalda who is in the custody of the military. Photo from Karapatan

[OPINION] My activist story

Aug 29, 2019 - 9:57 AM

From obedient child to stubborn activist to parent – here's my journey of 33 years

QC court acquits army major in Jonas Burgos case

Oct 12, 2017 - 10:25 AM

(5th UPDATE) The eyewitness account pointing to army major Harry Baliaga Jr is deemed hearsay by the court since Jeffrey Cabintoy could not be found to take the witness stand during trial

Of Marcos babies and the Voltes V generation

Feb 15, 2014 - 8:15 AM

The Voltes V team needs to re assemble and volt in and tell today’s generation