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Martial Law victims want new reparation law

Victims of Marcos’ martial law and their relatives from Cagayan Valley trooped to the House of Representatives on Wednesday, November 14, to register their calls for the reopening of application for the recognition and indemnification of martial law victims.

STATEMENTS | On the Killing of Atty. Ben Ramos

Governments are required to provide protection to lawyers under international law. We thus beseech the duly constituted authorities to solve this case with competence and dispatch because lawyers, prosecutors, and judges are being targeted with surging frequency and impunity.

Editorial: Even War has its limits

Lifting from the website of the Legal Information Institute (LII), Cornell Law School, it was August when the “Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of August 12, 1949” was ratified by several countries in addition to the Geneva Convention that was adopted in 1864.

MP dads to settle legal issues on Batangan System

BONTOC, Mountain Province — Another round of talks targeted at clarifying legalities in the implementation of the recognized Batangan Systems of Tadian, Besao and Sagada took place August 7th at the Sanggunian Panlalawigan Hall, here.

Panagsugal, maipariten iti ili ti Cervantes

Obobligaren ti paggalagadan ti siasinoman, aglalo ti Punong Barangay a mangidanun iti pulisya no adda dagiti aglabsing iti masakupanda. Kastamet nga alallukuyen daytoy dagiti relihiyoso a tumulong a mangipakaamo ti nasao a linteg.

TRAIN hits poor farmers most

BAGUIO CITY — Local Farmers will be among those who will suffer the most from the implementation of the new tax law, or the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN), according to Andres Wailan of the Alyansa dagiti Pesante iti Taeng Kordilyera (Apit Tako).