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If what Harry Roque means about 'national proceeding' is such national criminal proceeding against Duterte, the question is to be asked: is there or has there been such national criminal investigation against Duterte in the first place?
The United Nations Human Rights Committee calls on the Philippines to take its treaty obligation seriously
Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says one of the considerations for countries to continue having tariff free trading with the European Union is the non imposition of the death penalty
Two other lawmakers also condemn the proposal to revive the death penalty as well as plans to lower the age of criminal liability in the Philippines
The failure of the death penalty as a crime deterrent is globally recognized and the government should maintain the prohibition on its use says Human Rights Watch deputy Asia director Phelim Kine
The International Commission of Jurists expresses concern over President Rodrigo Duterte s statements that appear to be encouraging extrajudicial killings of those involved in drugs
The Free Legal Assistance Group says the proposals of President elect Rodrigo Duterte are illegal and unconstitutional and would render our legal system impotent and meaningless
And what s the basis of the majority in upholding Poe s status as a natural born Filipino?
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima says racial profiling not only violates the Constitution but also undermines the Philippines commitments under international law
Diplomats say Germany and Brazil are also working on a UN General Assembly resolution to highlight international anger at US data snooping in other countries