“Yet we are still waiting for the Court to deliver what the Chief Justice vowed. One of the petitioners has already given birth and like what we’ve feared, the day after giving birth, she was brought back to prison with her baby.”
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“Given the vast and greater powers bestowed under the law, it will have a wide-ranging effects of violating existing constitutionally-guaranteed rights of our people, thus, the issuance of a ?shield against injustice, a temporary restraining order, against its enforcement, effective until the finality of the judgment, is fair and prudent under the circumstances.” By ANNE MARXZE…
Mass testing, according to the petitioners, should be made free and accessible to all suspect cases, contacts of probable and confirmed cases, frontline healthworkers, and high-risk and vulnerable communities.
By DEE AYROSO
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.