Category: Human Rights

#BlackToBlock | Bar candidates, lawyers ‘mourn’ SC decision allowing Marcos hero’s burial

Just across the University of Santo Tomas where at least 6,000 are about to take their bar examinations, bar candidates and members of the legal profession – lawyers, professors, and paralegals – staged a picket protest as they “mourn” the recent Supreme Court decision, allowing a hero’s burial for ousted strongman Ferdinand Marcos. “We wear…

Special coverage on the #MarcosBurial issue

SC urged to halt #MarcosBurial at heroes’ cemetery “The hasty interment of Marcos’ remains will result in a grave and irreparable injury to the people’s rights as it will send the message that the late dictator, criminal manipulator of the justice system, human rights violator, and plunderer was a hero, politically reversing the many decisions…