“To the court’s mind, no specific intent to debase, degrade or demean the subject children’s intrinsic worth as a human being had been convincingly shown other than the situation in the shelter that is not conducive for living, thereby negating all the accused’s criminal liability under Section 10(a) of RA 7610.”
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“We call on the CHR and the various UN human rights and environmental offices we have worked with in the past years to undertake preventive interventions against these human rights abuses and threats.”
“Planting food and supporting farmers are no mischief, and the right to assembly is guaranteed by the highest law in the land.”
“Deprived farmers are faced with violent reprisal when they assert their rightful claim to land. This exposes CARP as instrumental to landlords while the majority of our farmers remain landless, poor, and hungry.”
“This decision affirms that the government has fundamental shortcomings in meeting the basic needs of citizens amid lockdowns.”
From #BulatlatArchives, know what happened since the abduction of UP students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño until the trial of retired Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr.
A labor group assailed the Department of Finance’s proposed tax reform for the new administration, saying the government apparently does not care on people’s welfare.
“The Marcos restoration and Duterte extension are now complete. The people have no choice but to resist tyranny.”
The Philippine courts have some catching up to do.
“More than two decades in the making, the landmark case is a cautionary tale on how the Mining Act of 1995 and related policies have been lacking teeth and biased toward big businesses and their political sponsors.”
While a 2013 Supreme Court decision ruled that the party-list system is no longer exclusive to marginalized and underrepresented sectors, many party-lists still run under a platform of representing various marginalized sectors.