Detained Grade 10 student Esmelito Oribawan and Datu Benito Bay-ao have fallen ill in jail.
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The Supreme Court junked the electoral protest filed by former Senator Bongbong Marcos against Vice President Leni Robredo on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Six farmers, including a minor, were beaten up by elements of the Seraph Security Agency in Hacienda Yulo, barangay Canlubang, Calamba, Laguna.
“DND, in its letter, has failed to show any overriding public interest to interfere with UP’s academic freedom. It did not show any clear and present danger which can limit a student or a professor’s civil liberty to freely think and express his or her view.”
“What kind of justice system, nay society do we have to let this inhumanity and injustice to mother and child happen?”
“The movant [Nasino] thus prays that she be placed on a furlough so that she may be with her baby during her last days.”
“There is nothing more heartbreaking for a mother than being separated with her child whose life is now at greatest risk.”
Despite its shortcomings, the resolution remains “among the indications of the international community’s acknowledgement of and persisting scrutiny on the human rights crisis” under the Duterte administration.
In a decision dated Sept. 17, Judge Corpuz Alzate of Bangued Regional Trial Court Branch 2 said that the “state had no evidence to present” against Sherwin De Vera.
Amid the tide of unlawful arrests targeting activists and progressive leaders, RA 11332 cannot serve to prohibit our cherished fundamental rights and liberties.
She was among the frequently red-tagged activists in Negros island. In 2018, her name and photo appeared in posters in the streets of Negros as one of the alleged ranking officials of the Communist Party of Philippines.