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The right to travel C.R.O.S.S.R.O.A.D.S Jonathan De la Cruz 11/11/2011

Friday, November 11, 2011

The right to travel

C.R.O.S.S.R.O.A.D.S
Jonathan De la Cruz
11/11/2011
The 1987 Constitution upholds the right to travel as inviolable subject only to considerations of national security, public safety and public health as maybe determined by competent authorities. International law recognizes this right as well as provided in Article 12, Section 3 of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which states in part that “...everyone shall be free to leave any country including his own and return to it...” save only in “...times of emergency which threatens the life of the nation and the existence of which is officially proclaimed...” So, what compelling reason or reasons within the ambit of these “prohibitions” have P-Noy and his advisers offered thus far to bar former President Gloria Arroyo from availing of her right to travel? Well, despite their best efforts we have yet to be shown one..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/commentary/20111111com6.html

1 comment

Anonymous said...

The right to travel is enshrined in our constitution. The law applies to all except.. the heinous bitch according to Joey, the exact words in his mind before his mouth modified it.

We all have to die at some point in time, she can have doctors flown in if she wants to be fixed.

The gravity of her offense earned her this. Never forget that.

Anong kawawa kawawa? Go to the slums then smell it and think.. think hard. I dmay not like the Aquinos but some things just has to be done... prosecute the guilty and punnmish them, thats by the law, flying in specialists at your expense is humane.

File charges and arrest them. Ano pa hinihintay pasko? Ah.. campaign donation... kaya pala madrama.

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