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Philippine Congress urged to reject chief justice's ouster

/ May 15, 2018

Philippine Congress urged to reject chief justice's ouster

Legal groups called on Philippine legislators Tuesday to defend their exclusive constitutional power to prosecute and try impeachable officials that they say was usurped by Supreme Court justices who ousted their chief judge last week. Wearing black arm bands, leaders from legal and human rights ...

Philippines' Duterte says he ordered investigation of Australian nun

Apr 19, 2018

Philippines' Duterte says he ordered investigation of Australian nun

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he ordered the investigation into a 71-year-old Australian nun for "disorderly conduct," justifying it as a legal move against "undesirable" foreigners. Sister Patricia Fox, a coordinator of a Philippine congregation of Catholic nuns called Notre Dame de Sion, ...