Karapatan-Caraga said that Julieta Gomez and Niezel Velasco are both engaged humanitarian work over the years. In fact, the group said that “officers and personnel of some of government agencies in the region know them personally as they have coordinated activities particularly with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and local government units in the Surigao and Agusan provinces and several municipalities.”
Day: July 20, 2021
A local court said that two Aeta farmers charged with terrorism were just running at the moment of their arrest, and thus, their warrantless arrest was unlawful.
Prominent Filipino lawyers debunked President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim during his party assembly on July 17 that his possible vice presidential bid for the 2022 elections will give him immunity against suit.