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'Not since the dark years of Martial Law have our civil liberties and fundamental rights been threatened and blatantly violated with such brazen impunity,' says the group Concerned Lawyers for Civil Liberties
Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada, and Ted Te file a perjury countercharge against the CIDG officer who filed the sedition complaint. Te admits to meeting to Bikoy who wanted a legal consult.
The lawyers cite a Supreme Court decision from 1990 which says that the Office of the Solicitor General only participates in a criminal case when it has 'reached the appellate courts'
Erin Tañada, Liberal Party vice president for external affairs and Otso Diretso senatorial candidate, says he admires Senator Kiko Pangilinan's courage during the tough campaign
The defeated opposition senatorial bets are hoping that their colleagues Bam Aquino and Mar Roxas can still make it to the Magic 12
Erin Tañada is the only Otso Diretso candidate at their Cubao headquarters on election night
Heavy rain pours during the opposition senatorial ticket's thanksgiving concert at the UP Sunken Garden. But the crowd stays to listen to their speeches.
Their host and Cavite 1st District Representative Boy Blue Abaya delivers a speech endorsing Otso Diretso, but does not share the stage with them
The highlight of the sortie is a grand campaign rally in Sariaya town, where the opposition bets will be hosted by local allies
'Ang mahirap sa sinasabi ng pamahalaan na hindi pa ito done deal, hihintayin pa ba natin na matapos ang kontrata saka tayo magrereklano? Aanhin mo pa ang damo, kung patay na ang kabayo?' says Otso Diretso's Romulo Macalintal
The two are responding to a question on how the country can further reduce risk and improve response to natural disasters
'Because he is an advocate of freedom of information, kung talagang naniniwala siya dito, hindi na kailangan dapat ihingi nang kahit sino man ang mga kontratang pinirmahan,' says Senatorial bet Erin Tañada III
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo also suspects black propaganda against Otso Diretso candidates Mar Roxas and Bam Aquino, but did not give any evidence for her claim
Campaign manager Francis Pangilinan likens Otso Diretso to Laban opposition bets who struggled in the 1978 Interim Batasang Pambansa elections
Her fellow Maranaos ask Otso Diretso Senate candidate Samira Gutoc what's delaying the rehabilitation of Marawi
Otso Diretso candidates say their respective track records already provide voters a glimpse of the things they can do should they be elected as senators
The opposition Otso Diretso senatorial slate slams the poll body for 'not doing its job' in educating voters for the May elections
Otso Diretso candidate Erin Tañada says if the poll body does not investigate the issue, it would be like turning a blind eye to a possible violation of campaign rules
But the opposition senatorial bets say they are not necessarily going on the offensive against administration candidates. Rather, they just want intelligent discourse during the campaign
'Kung ito'y magandang batas, dapat sana hinaharap kayo ni Senator Angara, 'di ba?' Otso Diretso candidate Romy Macalintal tells the crowd at a campaign event
Otso Diretso candidates Erin Tañada and Florin Hilbay also slam the government for threatening to release a new narco list, saying it is aimed to influence the elections
The Otso Diretso candidates say it is a 'breath of fresh air' that an incumbent politician is supporting the opposition senatorial slate
Opposition senatorial candidate Erin Tañada says the coco levy funds, once returned, could be used to help farmers diversify their products and skills
(UPDATED)'Hindi negative campaigning ang magsabi ng totoo,' says Otso Diretso senatorial bet and ex-Quezon congressman Erin Tañada
The senatorial bets argue that prices of basic goods may even be higher in the provinces compared to Metro Manila
Former presidential spokesperson Harry Roque contradicts the Duterte administration on death penalty for drug-related crimes
Human rights lawyer and senatorial candidate Chel Diokno says the only lasting solution he sees is the resumption of peace talks between the government and the Left
Senatorial aspirants Chel Diokno, Samira Gutoc, and Erin Tañada believe Filipinos should be made more aware of their human rights, so they won't be afraid to file reports when abuses happen
Senatorial aspirant Erin Tañada suggests measures 'that can be easily implemented by this administration if it has the political will to listen to the people'
'You could see the people hanging around the President right now are the people we fought against, and we start to question: Ano ba pinaglaban natin? Bakit nagkaganito?'
The former Quezon congressman, a champion of farmers and laborers, hopes to be the third Tañada in the Philippine Senate
What will the scion of the Tañada clan do to stand out in the polls and finally succeed in getting the Senate seat he has been aspiring for?
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The opposition coalition, led by the Liberal Party, will field only 8 senatorial candidates
Will their brand of politics – staunch critics of martial law and dictatorship – work to counter the Duterte magic?
(UPDATED) 'They will be our fighters against poverty, for social inclusion, and for the nation’s sovereignty,' says the opposition coalition
'Dapat sana parating may lugar iyong dissenting voices para…kaming mga public officials, parati kaming on our toes,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
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(UPDATED) The Liberal Party formally nominates Aquino, Diokno, and Tañada as senatorial candidates for the 2019 elections
Vice President Leni Robredo says she trusts Marikina Representative Miro Quimbo, her party mate at the Liberal Party, will lead his bloc to be the 'real opposition' in the House
'She has the smarts, she has the experience, and this is something that she’s wanted to have for a long time,' says former lawmaker Barry Gutierrez
The LP president reveals 6 names they're considering for the 2019 senate slate: Bam Aquino, Chel Diokno, Erin Tañada, Gary Alejano, Barry Gutierrez, and Agot Isidro
'Pera na nga namin, maglo-lobby pa kami? Pera na nga namin, makikiusap pa kami?' says Ed Mora, lead convenor of the Kilusang Magniniyog, on the need for congressional approval before use of coco levy funds
Responding to lawyer Harry Roque's statement that he will throw hollow blocks at critics, convenor Tony La Viña says 'magtatapon kami ng pan de sal'
'Do not and never despair, because this could only be a time of testing. Believe me, in God's own season, justice will ultimately triumph,' statesman Lorenzo Tañada said when Ninoy Aquino was in jail
Despite her detention, Senator Leila de Lima participates in the biggest opposition gatherings so far under President Rodrigo Duterte
'You can’t always oppose everything. You have to choose which are the ones that are going against the core interests of the party,' says the Liberal Party's vice president for external affairs
UPDATED The Supreme Court en banc gives the Senate and the House of Representatives 10 days to submit their comment
The petitioners stress the importance of holding a public deliberation on martial law so Filipinos are informed of the factual bases of the declaration
Listen to the audio stream of the oral arguments on the petitions of detained Senator Leila de Lima