By DEE AYROSO
Tags: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court warned that data under a national ID system’s “vast reservoir of personal constitutes a covert invitation to misuse, a temptation that may be just too great for some of our authorities to resist.”
“De Castro will have to credibly address uncomplimentary views about her independence and impartiality.”
“Our spirits have been weakened as our own people are verbally and physically brutalized.”
“Justice in this country is dying; it is our duty to resuscitate it.”
“We may have diverged on the means but we have one goal, to bring about social justice so Filipinos can feel the benefits of democracy.”
The NUPL stressed that in the end, the losing party in this fiasco is not the Chief Justice nor any Justice of the Court, nor the Court or the entire judicial system.
Seen as a precedent to nationwide military rule in the Philippines, human rights groups and advocates and freedom-loving individuals readily opposed the second extension and denounced the Supreme Court’s decision.
“To imply that martial law with its extraordinary powers is a benign solution to our problems is a misrepresentation that has a conditioning effect on our people to accept authoritarianism until it’s too late to stop, and this should not be allowed to happen.”
The top two security officials who are the administrator and implementor of martial law in Mindanao attended today’s last day for oral arguments at the Supreme Court.
Inside Marawi you can easily defend, but outside of Marawi, I have not seen any evidence that there’s actual rebellion in Dinagat island, Camiguin island, Misamis, Pagadian, Lanao, Dapitan, and all these places.