Lawyer Harry Roque files candidacy as #30Kabayan Party List Representative for Congress

Video from Rappler: Lawyer Harry Roque filed his candidacy as the first nominee of #30 Kabayan Party-list at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office on October 14, 2015. Atty. Roque is not running for the Senate; he is running as a party list representative for Congress on the May 9, 2016 elections. Please support Atty. […]

#30KabayanPartyList sa pag-gunita sa ika-30 Anibersaryo ng EDSA People Power

Ginugunita natin ang ika-30 anibersaryo ng EDSA People sa taon na may pambansang halalan. Sa panahong ito nananawagan ang Kabayan Party List na ipagpatuloy ang pakikibaka para sa demokrasya sa pamamagitan ng pagsasa-institusyon ng People Power. “Mahalaga sa ganitong hangarin ang mapanglahok na pamamahala; pagiging bukas ng mga institusyon; at ang pagkakaroon ng pananagutan ng […]

Centerlaw supports Rappler’s suit against Comelec Chair over Presidential Debates Coverage

CenterLaw Release Reference : Atty. Romel R. Bagares, Executive Director 09328798422   The Center for International Law (CenterLaw) supports Rappler’s move to hold into account before the Supreme Court Commission on Elections chair Andres Bautista’s arbitrary decision to limit coverage of Presidential debates only to big media companies. “The media debates are a matter of […]

On Pacquiao & LGBT rights

Rep. Manny Pacquiao is my boxing idol but I must warn against discriminatory statements against the lesbian, bay, bisexual and transgender community. Discrimination has resulted in social exclusion in Philippine society, human rights violations and horrific crimes as what happened to Jennifer Laude. We must all work for the observance of the constitutionally entrenched human rights and dignity […]

Roque hits use of 4 P's for Liberal electioneering

Former UP Law Professor, First nominee of KABAYAN party list, today condemned the Liberal Party’s use of the 4 P’s in support of the candidacy of LP’s standard bearer. “I have evidence that the Liberal Party in Cagayan province has been using the 4 P’s for partisan putposes. The modus is the local DILG’s Community […]