“It is not just an issue of poverty but also of the president’s intolerance of dissent.”
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Lawyers’ groups to hold human rights summit on Nov. 23 to 24
Law practitioners will come together for a two-day summit as they call to uphold the rule of law and aid victims of President Duterte’s War on Drugs.
Lawyers put Aquino govt to task on Mary Jane’s plight
“Mary Jane’s human rights were violated when she was unscrupulously victimized by a drug trafficking syndicate. She should not be punished but given justice.”
Lawyers decry Aquino’s attack on judicial independence
In a “historic undertaking,” legal luminaries, peoples’ lawyers, judiciary employees and law students raised a joint objection to the Aquino administration’s attack on judicial independence.
Doctors, Lawyers Criticize Aquino for Refusing to Order the Release of Morong 43
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“It is unbelievable that Aquino cannot do anything [on the case of the Morong 43],” Jose V. Cabrera, member of the board of governors of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), said.
IBP-NL Condemns Killing of Apayao Comelec Head
The local and regional chapters of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) condemned the ambush that killed a Commission on Elections (Comelec) official in Apayao on Thursday, Sept. 7, even as the Comelec regional director moved to coordinate with the police to immediately solve the case. Lawyer Julius Angadol, 35, Comelec provincial supervisor in…