“It contradicts the proper protocols of handling children. Supposedly they should have been brought to a social welfare facility and not in an undisclosed place.”
Day: February 16, 2021
Petitioners raise longer detention without charges under terror law
On the third oral argument, petitioners against the Philippine terror law raised before the Supreme Court the longer period of detention without charges under Anti-Terrorism Act.
SC junks Marcos’s electoral protest vs. Robredo
The Supreme Court junked the electoral protest filed by former Senator Bongbong Marcos against Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Farewell, Ka Ricky
“We are but ants to these businessmen, ants they can crush,” Tatay Ricky would later on tell me of their struggle for their homes. “The government should be focusing on us.”
To the ‘rescue’
By DEE AYROSO
‘Rescue’ came as a surprise, says host of the Lumad bakwit school
Due to the COVID-19 lockdown imposed last year, students were not able to return to their communities. But with the government’s easing of travel restrictions, the university said plans have been made for their return. Four of the delegates, in fact, have already returned to their respective communities.