Centerlaw challenges EDCA before the Supreme Court

Centerlaw joined a group of petitioners asking the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). EDCA is a new security agreement between the Philippines and the United States that allows more US troops to come to the Philippines and give them access to selected Philippine military bases. Leading the […] More →

Centerlaw challenges Cybercrime Law

Story from Vera Files: ‘Cybercrime law may be unconstitutional’: Carpio Text by Mikha Flores THE recently signed Cybercrime Law may be unconstitutional since it adopted the libel provision of the Revised Penal Code (RPC) which may no longer be in conformance with Supreme Court decisions and international law when the Philippine government signed and ratified […] More →

2nd South East Asia Media Defense Litigation Conference

Lawyers and journalists from South East Asian countries met in Cebu City, Philippines on October 27-29, 2009 for the 2nd South East Asia Media Defense Litigation Conference. Center for International Law (CenterLaw) organized the conference with Britain’s Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI), Germany’s Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Rule of Law Asia Program and Southeast Asian […] More →

CenterLaw in Northern Mindanao

Government Prosecutors, private lawyers and Civil Society advocates from Northern Mindanao attended Centerlaw’s seminar on the Investigation and Prosecution of Extrajudicial killings, Enforced Disappearances and Torture at Cagayan de Oro City on October 25-26, 2009. This seminar for Northern Mindanao-based prosecutors was patterned after the similar program earlier held at Eastern Visayas but had a […] More →