Close contact with the butandings of Oslob

Close contact with the butandings of Oslob By Atty. Harry Roque Jr. | Posted on May. 30, 2013 at 12:01am | 301 views It was not my first time in the once sleepy municipality of Oslob in the southernmost part of Cebu. When I was 12, I spent a whole summer in this place. I refer to […]

Atty Jason B. De Guzman RIP

My very first hijado, Atty Jason B. De Guzman, also my student and my Research Associate at the Institute of International Studies, passed away today. He was 29. He is survived by his parents, Boy Bolo and Blanche Baquirin, his sister Megan, Grandparents, uncles and aunts, cousins and his girlfriend, Chesca.He appeared to have suffered […]

Lessons Learned from the Taiwan Shooting Incident (For Immediate Release)

Ref. Prof. H. Harry L. Roque, Jr. 09175398096 Chair, Center for International Law The recent shooting by the Philippine Coast guard of a lone Taiwanese fisherman illustrates the kind of governmental response that we Filipinos deserve when we ourselves  fall victims to an internationally wrongful act. Under international law, there is state responsibility for an […]

Philippines should Protest Statement of Japanese Mayor that Comfort System was necessary (For Immediate release)

ref: Prof. H. Harry L. Roque, Jr +639175398096 The Philippine government should formally lodge a diplomatic protest with the Japanese government against the statement by Osaka Mayor Tori Hashimoto  that  the so-called “comfort women” of WWII served a “necessary” role by keeping troops in check. According to this obviously insane Mayor, ” soldiers living with the daily […]

Gus Lagman: error in PPCRV count may either be because transmitted Smartmatic figures are wrong OR PPCRV’s consolidation program is wrong

Former COMELEC Commissioner and IT expert Gus Lagman has opined that the inconsistency  in PPCRV’s may either be  because transmitted Smartmatic figures are wrong OR PPCRV’s consolidation program is wrong.   Be that as it may, the Concerned Citizens Movement finds this error unacceptable. It has the potential of creating havoc in this electoral exercise. Certainly, […]

Text of Petition in Intervention versus petitions against the RH Law

Republic of the Philipines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC (James M Imbong and Lovely-Ann C. Jmbong, et al.v. Hon. Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr., Executive Secretary, et al.) G.R. No. 204819  (Alliance for the Family Foundation Philippines,Inc. (ALFI), et al., v. Hon. Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr., Executive Secretary, et al.) G.R. No. 204934 (Task Force for […]

Former Health Secretaries Cabral, Romualdez and Galvez-Tan filed an intervention and opposition to petitions versus the Reproductive Health law at the SC (Text of Motion and Petition may be found here)

Former Department of Health (DOH) Secretaries Dr. Esperanza I. Cabral, Dr. Jamie Galvez-Tan, and Dr. Alberto G. Romualdez, Jr. filed  an intervention and opposition to petitions versus the Reproductive Health law at the Supreme Court today, May 10, 2013. Center for International Law (Centerlaw) and UP Prof. Elizabeth A. Pangalangan are the legal counsel of […]