Presumptive president Ferdinand Marcos Jr. appoints red-tagger former Cavite Rep. Jesus Crispin “Boying” Remulla as the next Justice Secretary.
DOJ junks kidnapping, other charges vs. rights lawyer, youth leaders
“Another victory for the youth — a clear manifestation of fighting for rights and injustices of the Filipino people is not unlawful.”
Lawyer files raps against Koko Pimentel over quarantine breach
“He [Pimentel] blatantly violated laws, which put the lives and health of frontliners and even ordinary citizens at grave risk.”
Withdraw terror-listing petition, DOJ urged
When asked by Bayan Muna party-list Representative Carlos Zarate whether the DOJ validated the names of more than 600 individuals alleged to be members of the CPP and NPA, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said the DOJ did not verify them and the names were only based on information given by intelligence agencies.
Terror-tag plea against the Left: Recycled cases, recycled tactic
A closer look at the DOJ’s petition shows that the incidents cited could not be used as basis for terror listing. Some of the incidents cited in the petition were previously filed in court and eventually dismissed for lack of evidence.
3 years after SC ruling on Luisita, farmers call for justice
“It appears that even Justice Secretary Leila de Lima was ordered not to act on the complaints we filed against the Cojuangco-Aquinos.”
After 10 years, still no justice for 2 slain activists
“Justice is dead in our country.” – Orly Marcellana
Justice department holds preliminary hearing on criminal cases filed by Burgos family against military
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“I want to believe that there is hope.” – Mrs. Edita Burgos, mother of missing activist Jonas
Lawmaker warns Justice department against turning over email service to private firms
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Manila – A lawmaker has warned the Department of Justice (DOJ) against compromising the safety and integrity of government data. This after reports came out that the DOJ has opened its email services for public bidding. The approved budget for the project is P2,709,504 ($63,011). Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy…
Remove Corona, hold Arroyo accountable – progressive groups
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“While Corona’s removal from the SC will, to some extent, help in the prosecution of Arroyo, the people should be reminded that it is still the Executive branch which has the ultimate responsibility in ensuring that GMA is held accountable.” – Bayan
UP, artists reiterate call for release of Ericson Acosta
UP, artists reiterate call for release of Ericson Acosta (Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea and Fred E. Dabu)