Kristine Joy Patag
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CCTV footage disproves PDEA narrative of Dumaguete drug bust
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 21, 2020 - 1:48pm
All the accused were later led to the house where the supposed drug bust happened "and it was made to appear that this was the place of their actual arrest," the court ruling read.
Petitioners find same problematic provisions in anti-terrorism law IRR
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 20, 2020 - 3:15pm
Here are some of the issues raised against the IRR of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.
'Mother of red-tagging': No process yet to remove names from terror list
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 20, 2020 - 12:08pm
The process of delisting and how long it will take for an appeal to be granted are still unclear.
Still in cuffs, jailed activist buries baby born while behind bars
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 16, 2020 - 4:01pm
Jailed activist and first-time mom Reina Mae Nasino could only touch the glass on the coffin of her three-month-old daughter River as she remained shackled for her last goodbye.
Police cut short, speed up funeral procession for Baby River
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 16, 2020 - 12:28pm
DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III on Friday morning said the government deployed dozens of police officers for the burial because "we needed to augment a little our regular security given on such situatio...
Lawyers file manifestation recounting 'cruel, inhumane' treatment of jailed activist during baby's wake
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 15, 2020 - 5:47pm
“This overkill on the part of the BJMP and PNP personnel destroyed the solemnity of the funeral, depriving the movant of her chance to properly mourn for her dead child," Reina Mae Nasino's lawyers told the...
Group asks Chief Justice Peralta: Be a humane, more active court
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 15, 2020 - 3:36pm
"[T]o the Supreme Court we appeal: Do not stand in your own way. Chief Justice Peralta, you have more than two more years to be true to your own words about our petition,” Kapatid's Fides Lim said.
With anti-terror law IRR done, time running out for SC to grant immediate relief — petitioners
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 15, 2020 - 1:03pm
Pressure is mounting for the Supreme Court to act on petitioners’ prayer for immediate relief against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 as the much feared law's implementing rules and regulations are set to be...
NUPL: Heavily-armed guards brought 'fear and intimidation' to Baby River's wake
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 15, 2020 - 10:42am
"[Nasino's] guards came looking like they were poised for battle, even as they knew that the diminutive woman in PPE and handcuffs was not a high security risk," the National Union of Peoples Lawyers said.
Chief Justice Peralta wants DENR to submit studies, findings on dolomite effects on people
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 14, 2020 - 5:47pm
Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Wednesday asked the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to submit a report on studies and findings on the effects of dolomite on people.
Implementing rules of anti-terrorism law approved, publication within the week
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 14, 2020 - 3:05pm
The Anti-Terrorism Council approved on Wednesday the implementing rules of the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said.
'Gross injustice' as 'heartless' execs, court give jailed activist 6 hours to mourn dead child
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 14, 2020 - 1:03pm
"With all that Reina Mae has been through, that court order of three days is not even enough consolation,” Kapatid said.
From 3 days to 6 hours: Court cuts time for jailed activist to attend baby's wake
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 14, 2020 - 9:32am
Nasino can only leave her detention cell from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday and on Friday.
Citing lack of personnel, Manila jail opposes furlough for Baby River's mom
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 13, 2020 - 3:56pm
Jail Chief Inspector Maria Ignacia Monteron of the Manila City Jail Female Dormitory said there are currently 665 persons deprived of liberty in their custody, “thus we are depleted of personnel.”
BuCor conducts Oplan Galugad in Bilibid following deadly gang brawl
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 13, 2020 - 12:50pm
(Updated 4:25 p.m.) BuCor recovered more than 400 prohibited items of bladed weapons and blunt instruments found in corners and compartments of inmates’ cells, temporary shelters and even buried in the gr...
Court grants jailed activist Nasino 3-day furlough for wake, burial of Baby River
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 13, 2020 - 9:09am
A Manila court has granted detained activist Reina Mae Nasino’s plea for temporary liberty to attend her three-month-old daughter’s wake and burial.
Baby River, Enrile's release and the long wait on political prisoners' plea
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 12, 2020 - 3:02pm
The main decision only consisted of seven pages. But nine justices wrote and filed their own opinions on the case, citing the need to expound on the issues involved.
Jailed activist mom asks Manila court to let her attend baby's funeral
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 12, 2020 - 11:11am
“She prays for true compassion and mercy that any inconsolable mother in deep sorrow needs,” Reina Mae Nasino's lawyers said.
Three-month-old baby dies without reuniting with political prisoner mom
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 9, 2020 - 11:24pm
Three-month-old baby River passed away in the special care unit of a Manila hospital on Friday night, away from her political prisoner mother, Reina Mae Nasino, who is detained at the Manila City Jail.
Groups renew a mother's plea: Allow young prisoner to be with baby in last days
by Kristine Joy Patag - October 9, 2020 - 5:24pm
“KAPATID appeals to the Court and prison authorities to allow Reina Mae to be with her baby who is struggling for survival. There is nothing more heartbreaking for a mother than being separate with her child...
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