December 13, 2017

Further extension of Martial Law in Mindanao is Stoking the Wildfire of Rights Violations

The inordinate extension of Martial Law in the whole of Mindanao seems to be part of a grand design or intent to eventually place the entire […]
November 25, 2017

NUPL – Malacanang’s ‘conspiracy’ theory: an open season against government critics and dissenters

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) blasted the government pronouncement of impending arrests of purported communist “legal fronts” on the ground of conspiracy to commit […]
November 23, 2017

Terrorizing the Unterrified

On the threat to arrest so-called legal fronts of the CPP-NPA “upon Duterte’s orders” deemed as “conspiring to commit terrorism” by Philippine security agencies: In the […]
November 22, 2017

A day of denial and disingenuity

The House Committee on Justice created very dangerous precedents in ruling upon two important issues raised in today’s impeachment proceedings against the Chief Justice of the […]
November 22, 2017

Bellicose temper in the dead of winter

President Duterte’s toying with a “revolutionary government” is perilous. It is legally untenable, constitutionally infirm, and politically indefensible. As envisioned, it is most unrevolutionary and anti-people, […]
November 12, 2017

On the ASEAN Summit:

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers exhorts Malacanang to uphold the interests of the Filipino people, majority of whom remain on the margins and below poverty […]
November 5, 2017

For the November 5, 2017 Heal the Nation Activity

We, lawyers, law professors, judges and law students from the Manananggol Laban sa EJKs (MANLABAN), express our support to the call of Catholic bishops to “Stop […]
March 30, 2017

Military and police haled to court long after nobody was looking

Top military and police officers and men led by Gen. Jorge Segovia (ret.) and promoted Gen. Aurelio Baladad who brazenly and perfunctorily denied, even mocked, the […]
March 10, 2017

Rights lawyers and church group take on “tokhang”

There’s been no restraint or second thoughts at all about Duterte’s war on drugs, relaunched this week as “Oplan Double Barrel, Reloaded”. Intensely marked by illegal […]
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