According to their lawyer, there was no preliminary investigation conducted. The accused also did not receive a copy of the subpoena, affidavits of the complainants and other pertinent documents about the case.
Month: April 2021
‘Good friend’ is puppetspeak for ‘master’
By DEE AYROSO
Pandemic worsens poor workplace health and safety
The pandemic only compounded the already dismal status of occupational health and safety in the country. Workers are either thrusted into work-from-home setups, forced to risk exposure to Covid-19 in their traditional workplaces, or retrenched altogether.
#DuterteTraydor trends on Twitter amid continuing tension in West PH Sea
Former Supreme Court Justice Antonio Carpio said that Filipinos deserve and should demand a president who puts Filipinos first and foremost and who’s willing to defend the Philippine sovereignty.
Attacks vs. Laguna workers heighten days away from Labor Day
The recent string of harassment and attacks are meant to “silence workers in the lead up to Labor Day.”
Rights group calls on high court to protect rights defenders
In its second manifestation, the group stressed that the SC should revisit the CA ruling as their leaders and members continue to experience judicial harassment, threats, and red-tagging by military and police authorities, including those perpetrated by the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson and Southern Luzon Command chief Antonio Parlade Jr.
Courts should stand for truth – rights group
In a statement, Karapatan said that a thorough review of the application of search warrants used by the police to conduct simultaneous raids on December 10 last year “is a matter of justice.”
They do not really care
To a hammer, everything is a nail.
FIRST PERSON | ‘I will pay them back, says the Lord’
By EDITH BURGOS April 28, 2021, 14 years after the abduction of Jonas Joseph T. Burgos, he is remembered and sorely missed. Jonas is remembered, more dearly now, than ever before. The abductors and brains of this cruel inhumanity of enforced disappearance have failed in their attempt to erase the memory of Jonas and how…
Production subsidy for small fisherfolk sought
In a statement, Pamalakaya leader Ronnel Arambulo said a P15,000 ($300) subsidy will ensure farmers can “keep up with the increasing demand of fishery and marine products amid the economic crisis brought about by the pandemic.”
NTF-ELCAC’s P19-B budget: Pork amid the pandemic?
Little did the NTF-ELCAC spokesperson know that her challenge to Non would backfire quicker than her red-tagging spurts on social media. The task force immediately became the center of scrutiny, as its P19.1-billion programmed allocation in the 2021 budget starkly contrasts the image of hungry Filipinos lining up at community pantries.