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Kabayan Party List to Convene Special Congress

The Kabalikat ng Mamayan (KABAYAN) Party-list will hold a special party congress at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, February 11, at the University Hotel, University of the Philippines Diliman. The assembly will discuss and address the alleged “unconstitutional, illegal, and malicious conduct” of Rep. Ron Salo, the party’s second nominee. It will be attended by Comelec-registered members […]

Pemberton Appeals his Homicide Conviction before the CA

Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton is asking the Court of Appeals to reverse the Olongapo City Regional Trial Court’s decision that found him guilty of homicide for the killing of transgender Jennifer Laude. Atty. Harry Roque represented the Laude family as a private prosecutor. Pemberton’s lawyer, Atty. Rowena Garcia Flores sent a notice dated 18 April 2016 […]

Amnesty International’s Statement on the Police Use of Excessive Force against Demonstrators

   Philippines: Ensure Accountability for Police Use of Excessive Force against DemonstratorsAI Index: ASA 35/3800/2016 8 April 2016 Weblink – https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/asa35/3800/2016/en/ One week after the Kidapawan City protests in Mindanao, southern Philippines, the authorities must ensure accountability for the excessive use of force, including lethal force, by police during the violent dispersal of demonstrators. On […]

Davao groups ask SC to Stop Sasa Port Project for lack of ECC

Concerned citizens and resort owners in Davao today asked the Supreme Court to issue a Writ of Kalikasan to stop the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) from implementing the P18.9-billion project to modernize the Sasa Port. The full text of the petition can be downloaded here. The petitioners, represented by counsels, Atty. Harry Roque […]

KABAYAN’S Atty Harry Roque to SC: Order Comelec to implement voter’s receipt

Today, I filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to order Comelec to print voters’ receipts (voter verified paper audit trail or VVPAT), in the May elections. I am the lead petitioner in Roque vs. Comelec. In this ruling, the Supreme Court did not authorize Comelec to dispense with the voter’s receipt. This should be made available on Election Day at […]

Sa paggunita ng Pandaigdigang Araw ng Kababaihan

Si Atty. Harry Roque ng KABAYAN Party List kasama ang mga Kababaihan ng Brgy178 Maricaban, Pasay, 15Feb2016 Sa paggunita ng Pandaigdigang Araw ng Kababaihan: Pagtibayin ang Partisipasyon at mga Naipagwagi na Ng Kababaihan sa Lipunan Atty. Harry Roque, 1st Nominee Kabayan Party List​ Nakikiisa a…

Macalintal grossly misrepresents Roque doctrine on PCOS paper audit capability

For reference: Atty. Romel Regalado Bagares, Executive Director 09328798422, Atty. Harry Roque 09175398096 Lawyer Romulo Macalintal “grossly misrepresents” the Supreme Court’s ruling enunciating the so-called Roque doctrine in regard to the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines’ paper audit capabilities, according to a lawyer who was one of the petitioners in the landmark case. “In […]

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

Video from Rappler: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ9hU3_bq2o 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 […]