Tags: Judge Cecilyn Burgos-Villavert

No review still for cases stemming from ‘search warrant factories’

By JONAS ALPASAN With reports from John Paul Nacion and Rebecca Olorvida MANILA – The recent junking of charges against labor organizer Dennise Velasco is yet another vindication against the “search warrant factory” that has led to the arrests of activists in recent years. Still, there has been no review of cases stemming from these…

Rights defenders score another victory against ‘copy-paste’ search warrants

“This latest decision of the court which overturned the presumption that the search warrant issued by Judge Burgos-Villavert satisfied the constitutional requirement of definiteness, has increasingly disproved the competence and integrity of the said judge as well as other similar judges who have arbitrarily issued search warrants against known activist and members of caused-oriented organizations.”