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Human rights groups warned authorities who abuse their power that they can’t get away with justice
“Let us continue to pray, act, and hold fast in protecting our rights and democracy,” said Bishop Reuel Marigza, NCCP secretary general
The NCCP said it is "deeply concerned that the terror law will be instrumental to the continued attacks against human rights and dignity"
The group said it is “deeply distressed” by the deaths of Chad Booc and Gelejurain Ngujo who have volunteered as teachers in Mindanao
The proposed measure defines the rights and freedoms of human rights defenders and aims to institute measures that will protect them
“We must also guard against the powers of darkness that will seek to defraud, deceive, and destroy God’s intended goodness"
The NCCP called on world leaders in the 26th climate conference "to finally respond with urgency to the climate crisis”
“The president should stop being defensive and verbally harassing senators in doing their work and mandate,” said the NCCP
Other detained activists were also released after the court found no evidence to support the arrest and search orders issued against them
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