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#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 […]

Notice for Coverage

Confronting An Illegal Mandamus : Velasco VS Speaker Belmonte A presscon by Marinduque Rep. Regina Ongsiako Reyes and her legal counsel, Atty. Harry L. Roque, Jr.   When: 20 January 2016, Wednesday, 2:00 PM Where: Press Room, House of Representatives

Roque clarifies that Rep. Regina O. Reyes remains in Congress

Reference: Atty. Harry L. Roque, Jr 09175398096 Atty. Harry Roque, counsel of Rep. Regina Ongsiako Reyes, clarifies that Rep. Reyes continues to be the lawful Representative of Marinduque in Congress. “The Supreme Court’s spoke person merely announced that the Court allegedly ruled against Rep. Reyes. No actual resolution has been issued by the Court neither […]

Supreme Court voted 10 – 4 to uphold the constitutionality of EDCA

Atty. Harry Roque, lead counsel in the petition against EDCA: It is regrettable that the Supreme Court voted 10 – 4 to uphold the constitutionality of EDCA which is a breach of the Court’s duty to uphold the supremacy of the Constitution. It has also created a constitutional crisis between the Senate and the Court. […]

Statement on the Japanese-South Korean Comfort Women Settlement

Harry Roque 09175398096 and Romel Regalado Bagares 09328798422, counsel for Malaya Lolas Why is Japan settling the Comfort Women issue only with South Korea and not  with the Philippines or any other country whose citizens fell victim to the rapacious Japanese Imperial Army? Are Filipinas raped and ravaged by the Japanese Imperial Army during World […]

Copies of the Laude complaint and petition

Please click here for a copy of the COMPLAINT filed by the Laude family charging Presidential Commission on Visiting Forces Agreement (PCVF) Undersecretary Eduardo Oban Jr. with the crime of OPEN DISOBEDIENCE under Article 231 of the Revised Penal Code at the Department of Justice (DOJ). Click here for a copy of the Petition for […]

Marilou Laude, sister of Jennifer Laude, to file petition citing Usec Oban for indirect contempt

Marilou S. Laude, the sister of Jennifer Laude, will file a “PETITION TO CITE FOR INDIRECT CONTEMPT” Undersecretary Eduardo Oban, the Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on Visiting Forces Agreement, and Respondent John Does, the eleven (11) unidentified US Security Personnel accompanying and guarding the convicted US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton on the day […]