• 6 AUGUST - *1907 - Gen. Macario Sakay, one of the Filipino military leaders who had continued fighting the imperialist United States invaders eight years into the Ph...
    7 years ago

......................................................................................

The Daily Tribune

(Without Fear or Favor)

Specials:

Bulatlat.com

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Philippines

The Philippines Matrix Project

A slap on their faces FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 08/28/2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

A slap on their faces

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
08/28/2011
A kind of a message seems to have been sent by the Court of Appeals (CA) to the Senate, as well as to the House of Representatives when it granted the habeas corpus plea of petitioner, Rollie del Rosario, husband of then detained former LTA Inc. bookkeeper, Rowena del Rosario, a day after the Senate freed her from detention.

The CA could have easily dropped the habeas plea, since the detention issue was already moot, but the court didn’t. Instead, the court granted the habeas plea, which gives the impression that this grant was a message for any future abusive action on the Senate’s power to immediately order the arrest and detention of any invited guest as resource person, or “witness” merely because that resource person fails to give the answers senators want to hear, which answer senators wanted would prove their “case” against whoever they accuse of whatever crime..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20110828com2.html

0 comments

Blog Archive