The continuing Luneta fiasco.
Responsibility for state-perpetrated murders.
Newspapers quoted sources ,who have seen the videotape of our Coastguard’s shooting of the Taiwanese vessel in Balintang channel that killed one Taiwanese fishermen, as saying that our men were “laughing” as they sprayed the unarmed fishing vessel with no les than 47 rounds of bullets from assault weapons. This should preclude the allegation of […]
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 […]
A motion for issuance of writ of execution was filed yesterday with the Supreme Court in the case of Salonga et. al. versus Executive Secretary. Recall that former Senate President Jovito Salonga attempted to declare the Visiting Forces Agreement unconstitutional in connection with the then criminal prosecution of US Serviceman Lance Corporal Daniel Smith who […]
A MOOT WITH REAL VICTIMS It was a case of make believe mimicking reality. From February 27 to 28, students from five law schools competed in the Philippine rounds of the most prestigious moot competition in the world, the Philip Jessup moot court competition. Simulating oral arguments before the International Court of Justice, students argued […]