In its July 2017 decision, the appellate court upheld the Makati sala’s ruling saying the Hawaii court’s decision was null and void for lack of jurisdiction and was “constitutionally infirm” as it infringes on Philippine sovereignty.
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Injustice in being gagged: CA denied petition for Veloso’s written deposition
“Just let her speak out and let her story stand on its own. Or shall we wait for her to be sent to the gallows with her mouth gagged?”
Police investigators overlook military as suspects in Burgos abduction
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“Are technical matters more important than the life of a person?” – Mrs. Edita Burgos said after the Court of Appeals denied the request to show the photograph of a female soldier linked to the abduction of her son Jonas.
News in Pictures: Groups Stage Torch March to Demand Justice for Cardeño; Court of Appeals Hears Petition for Writ of Amparo
Various progressive groups led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan on Friday staged a torch march in Davao City to demand justice for Gregan Cardeño, a Filipino interpreter who was found dead inside US troops’ barracks in Marawi City. The group also demanded for the immediate pull-out of the US troops in the country.
HEAD: “The AFP has nothing on the 43!”
Media Release 28 March 2010 Contrary to their claims of A1 intelligence information, the Armed Forces of the Philippines actually have no evidence on the 43 health workers, not before and not even after their illegal raid and arrests. According to Health Alliance for Democracy, the statements made by the military officers as well as…
Live Coverage: Press Conference on CA Junking of Morong 43’s Habeas Corpus Petition
Using Martial-Law Doctrine, CA Junks Morong 43’s Habeas Corpus Petition
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“In simply adhering to the outdated Ilagan v. Enrile, a notorious martial law doctrine, the Court of Appeals seriously disregarded the litany of blatant violations of the constitutional rights of these 43 health workers,” lawyer Romeo Capulong said. The CA, he said, “has actually legalized the abuses committed by the military.”
News in Pictures: Philippine Military Produces Morong 43 in Court
SC Urged to Probe ‘Nicole’ Affidavit, Draft CA Ruling
BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat The former lawyer of Subic rape victim “Nicole” today joined cause-oriented groups and other concerned individuals in filing a petition before the Supreme Court, urging it to investigate “Nicole’s” affidavit expressing doubt over the rape as well as the draft Court of Appeals ruling acquitting US Marine L/Cpl. Daniel Smith,…
Women’s Group to Appeals Court: Affirm Guilty Verdict on Smith
BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat The women’s group GABRIELA this morning staged a rally at the Court of Appeals earlier today to demand that the guilty verdict on US Marine L/Cpl. Daniel Smith be affirmed. Members of the women’s group said the recent developments on the Subic rape case are “part of a grand scheme…
The Depth of Corruption at the Appeals Court
The Meralco case is not about public interest; it is all about conflicting business interests. And it is being decided not on the basis of the strength of arguments but by the power of money and influence. This is the depth by which our system of governance, and of rendering justice have been corrupted. BY…