NUPLNational Union of Peoples' Lawyers (Philippines)
NUPLNorthwest University of Politics and Law (China)
NUPLNew Ulm Public Library (New Ulm, MN)
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But the more own goals the NUPL scores, the more media glorifies them.
Inevitably, a new breed of legal vigilante weaponized the NUPL playbook.
The NUPL also pointed out that if reports bear true, "the said justices have practically impeached their colleague, instead of letting the process take its course in accordance with the Constitution they swore to uphold and to stand as supposed symbols of law and justice.
It is the residual faith of the people in already unresponsive institutions whose roles are being wilted away, willingly or unwillingly, to de facto authoritarianism,' the NUPL chair lamented.
The NUPL urged other lawyers to be vigilant in the quest for justice as well as the struggle to put an end to rampant killings and human rights violations, which continue to plague the country.
The NUPL stressed: "[T]here is objectively no sufficient factual basis which public safety requires.
The NUPL chief said Palparan claimed that his organization and human rights group Karapatan were 'fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), New People's Army (NPA), and National Democratic Front (NDF).
Many delegates believe that this new basing agreement and the US pivot in Asia will threaten the peace and stability of the region" said Edre Olalia, secretary general of the NUPL.
Martial law is the President's ultimate scare tactic,' the NUPL said.
What should always apply is the Constitution and the so-called rule of law, not the Rule of the Railroad,' NUPL president Edre Olalia said.
Lagman, as well as the human rights advocates through NUPL, said that absence of an actual rebellion extending the martial law is unconstitutional as spelled out in Section 18, Article VII of the 1987 Constitution.
Lawyer Edre Olalia, NUPL president, said the group was coordinating with the Office of the Solicitor General to file a motion of reconsideration on the CA ruling.