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'It is so unfair and unjust. Marcosian ito, at bumabalik na tayo,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
Petitioner Jose Manuel Diokno says the full documentation 'will go a long way in the fight against impunity and excesses by those clothed with government authority'
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Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno questions the regularity of police raids during ungodly hours
Solicitor General Jose Calida calls their petition a destabilization plot
Here are highlights of the second day of Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of Oplan Tokhang in the government's war on drugs
Here's a summary of the most important points raised during the petitioners' round in the Supreme Court oral arguments on the war on drugs
'The challenge now is to go beyond legalese, to realize the relevance of our profession at this point in our history,' says Human Rights Commissioner Roberto Cadiz
The justice department's data shows that prosecutors have handled only 71 drug-related deaths out of the thousands who have been killed
Government lawyers also believe that families of drug war victims are not entitled to state protection
'There are only a few of us who do this. We are lawyers, we need to find ways to make the law more meaningful and closer to justice.'
Harry Roque left the human rights-focused law firm Centerlaw in 2016 upon election to Congress
The petition is filed on behalf of residents of 26 barangays in San Andres, Manila, including the families of 35 residents killed in police operations in the area
Among the positive effects of this ruling is the declogging of court dockets and the cooperation of smalltime users or couriers to pin down drug lords
An extrajudicial killing is an outright breach of law And regardless of the fact that the suspect may have fought the police it is not for the police to write off the crime and proclaim that the killing was justified CenterLaw tells the Supreme Court
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Ex NSCB head Jose Ramon Albert and CenterLaw Philippines will file an administrative complaint against the poll body with the National Privacy Commission after the 24 hour deadline
Human rights group Centerlaw says the Comelec’s threat of prosecution produces a chilling effect on free speech