Press Releases

April 15, 2008 – PHILIPPINE REPORT TO THE UPR: FAILING GRADE FOR IMPUNITY

Mar. 7, 2008 – Lawyers condemn use of legal processes to cover up crimes: Bringing the issue to the Courts is a legal trap

Mar. 5, 2008 – Lawyers condemn abuse of Executive Privilege: Sec. Neri Liable for Perjury if he lies in Senate Investigation

Feb. 24, 2008 – Lawyers condemn Pres. Arroyo’s determined efforts to subvert Constitution and laws she is required to uphold

Feb. 14, 2008 – Cabinet members involved in the Lozada abduction criminally liable

Dec. 10, 2007 – Lawyers slam President Arroyo for betraying Human Rights Commitments

Nov. 30, 2007 – Human rights lawyers condemn curfew and arrest of media as violation of the Constitution and arbitrary overkill

Nov. 27, 2007 – Lawyers Condemn Sham Impeachment Proceedings: Compare proceedings with the first Aquino-Galman Case

Nov. 21, 2007 – Human rights lawyers laud Supreme Court Initiative to Promulgate Writ of Habeas Data: Another Legal Tool in the Battle Against Impunity

Nov. 14, 2007 – Lawyers Demand Lifting of State of Emergency in Pakistan: Liken Pres. Musharraf to Pres. Arroyo

Nov. 11, 2007 – Lawyers Condemn Attack on Colleagues in Pakistan: Demand Lifting of Emergency Rule

Oct. 17, 2007 – Executive’s Disregard of the Writ of Amparo: Contemptuous of Supreme Court Powers

Oct. 1, 2007 – NUPL Condemns inclusion of Lawyers and other Human Rights Defenders in “Terrorist Listing”: Demands Administrative and Criminal Sanctions against those Responsible

Sept. 16, 2007 – Guingona to lawyers: Fight Jpepa

Sept. 15, 2007 – 14 International Lawyers’ groups express support to RP human rights lawyers; Human rights lawyers become endangered species under GMA – Atty. Capulong

Sept. 11, 2007 – Lawyers laud SC decision on NBN deal; TRO should bar Palace, ZTE from engaging in open, discreet talks to save deal

Sept. 10, 2007 – Lawyers form union to defend human rights, civil liberties

Sept. 9, 2007 – Palace has military-civilian junta in mind when it formed the Anti-Terror Council in HSA, says lawyers’ group

Sept. 8, 2007 – DND Secretary, 8 generals invoked Palace circular to snub Senate hearings on revived Hello Garci hearing; Lawyers’ group told Defense chief, 8 AFP generals: MC 108 has no legal basis

Sept. 7, 2007 – Gen. Abu can’t invoke EO 464 – lawyers’ group

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