Human rights lawyer Neri Colmenares assailed Solicitor General Jose Calida for red tagging him and other progressive legislators during the online oral arguments on the Anti-Terror Law, April 27.
Day: April 27, 2021
“State forces will always be there to call us into submission, to prevent us from performing our sworn duties as lawyers. But I come to realize that there is no other way to stop the rights violations but to fight. Fight the system that breeds them.”
This translates to an average of seven lawyers killed every year.
Ang tagumpay at kabayanihan ni Lapu Lapu sa labanan sa Mactan ang nagpaantala sa pananakop ng Kastila nang 44 taon.