“The issuance of the IRR has set the stage for the unimpeded implementation of the assailed law; the targeting of activists and critics of the government; the suppression of dissent; and the curtailment of civil and political rights, all in the altar of national security,” the motion read.
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Kin of political prisoners urge SC to act on urgent plea
“Yet we are still waiting for the Court to deliver what the Chief Justice vowed. One of the petitioners has already given birth and like what we’ve feared, the day after giving birth, she was brought back to prison with her baby.”
Groups urge SC to nullify anti-terror law
“Given the vast and greater powers bestowed under the law, it will have a wide-ranging effects of violating existing constitutionally-guaranteed rights of our people, thus, the issuance of a ?shield against injustice, a temporary restraining order, against its enforcement, effective until the finality of the judgment, is fair and prudent under the circumstances.” By ANNE MARXZE…
High court urged to direct gov’t officials to conduct mass testing
Mass testing, according to the petitioners, should be made free and accessible to all suspect cases, contacts of probable and confirmed cases, frontline healthworkers, and high-risk and vulnerable communities.
The latest victim
By DEE AYROSO
Identifying the National ID System
The Supreme Court warned that data under a national ID system’s “vast reservoir of personal constitutes a covert invitation to misuse, a temptation that may be just too great for some of our authorities to resist.”
New top magistrate tagged as Duterte’s disciple
“De Castro will have to credibly address uncomplimentary views about her independence and impartiality.”
Sereno to continue fight for democracy after SC junks motion for reconsideration
“Our spirits have been weakened as our own people are verbally and physically brutalized.”
Groups call for junking of quo warranto case against Sereno
“Justice in this country is dying; it is our duty to resuscitate it.”
‘This starts a new chapter’ – CJ Sereno cheers unity with people resisting tyranny
“We may have diverged on the means but we have one goal, to bring about social justice so Filipinos can feel the benefits of democracy.”
Chief Justice Sereno’s ‘forced leave’ exposes widening cracks in Judiciary – lawyers group
The NUPL stressed that in the end, the losing party in this fiasco is not the Chief Justice nor any Justice of the Court, nor the Court or the entire judicial system.