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Rappler
Aguirre visits Miriam's wake: We need to reconcile with our enemiesSantiago's remains. Vice President Leni Robredo, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Mor
Aguirre visits Miriam's wake: We need to reconcile with our enemies
Rappler / Posted 13 hours ago
Santiago's remains. Vice President Leni Robredo, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and former Bayan Muna Representatives Neri Colmenares and Satur Ocampo visited in the late afternoon. Most of the prominent visitors came in later in the evening.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Colleagues pay last respects to MiriamSen. Loren Legarda, and former Vice President Noli de Castro. The Makabayan bl
Colleagues pay last respects to Miriam
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
Sen. Loren Legarda, and former Vice President Noli de Castro. The Makabayan bloc leaders Satur Ocampo, Renato Reyes, Neri Colmenares were also present. The wife of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, Cristina, also visited the... Read more
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Rappler
LOOK BACK: The Philippine Constabulary under Marcoshistorical and personal accounts point to them as the ones behind the torture a
LOOK BACK: The Philippine Constabulary under Marcos
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
historical and personal accounts point to them as the ones behind the torture and killing of hundreds. Former congressman Neri Colmenares was one of those arrested and tortured by members of the PC. When he was arrested as an 18-year-old activist,... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Don’t celebrate, but never forget Martial Law’18 did not push through because the petitions filed by Lagman and other Martial
‘Don’t celebrate, but never forget Martial Law’
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
18 did not push through because the petitions filed by Lagman and other Martial Law victims, such as former representatives Neri Colmenares of Bayan Muna and Etta Rosales of Akbayan, prompted the Supreme Court to issue a 20-day status quo ante order... Read more
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Rappler
Rappler’s Martial Law playlistif martial law were still in effect today? 3. 'Lucky day': Surviving torture d
Rappler’s Martial Law playlist
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
if martial law were still in effect today? 3. 'Lucky day': Surviving torture during martial law Bayan Muna representative Neri Colmenares talks about his torture in a deadly game of chance. Former political detainee Bonifacio "Boni" Ilagan was not... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Not sounding like a justicejustice, cannot now posthumously declare him as having been dishonorably discha
Not sounding like a justice
Manila Standard Today / Posted 28 days ago
justice, cannot now posthumously declare him as having been dishonorably discharged. Just like that kibitzing lawyer named Neri Colmenares, Justice Carpio is citing Republic Act No. 289 to justify his objection to the burial of the former President... Read more
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Sun Star
Seares: OK to bury a non-hero. Just not a scoundrel?can be legally buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. Justice Antoni
Seares: OK to bury a non-hero. Just not a scoundrel?
Sun Star / Posted 28 days ago
can be legally buried at Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. Justice Antonio Carpio asked ex-partylist House member Neri Colmenares, "Marcos was removed by sovereign will of the people ...(which) is higher than an act of a military tribunal... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SC justices raise a question of heroesPresident won with 16 million votes, six million more than his closest rival, M
SC justices raise a question of heroes
Manila Standard Today / Posted 30 days ago
President won with 16 million votes, six million more than his closest rival, Manuel Roxas II. Former Bayan Muna lawmaker Neri Colmenares, arguing for the petitioners, said that even if the Marcos burial was part of Duterte’s campaign promise,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Who is a hero? Justices challenge anti-Marcos petitionersof any guidelines [on]who are the bayani (heroes)?” de Castro said. She was qu
Who is a hero? Justices challenge anti-Marcos petitioners
The Manila Times / Posted 30 days ago
of any guidelines [on]who are the bayani (heroes)?” de Castro said. She was questioning defeated senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares, one of the human rights victims during the Marcos regime questioning the Duterte administration’s approval... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marcos lost entitlement to Libingan burial – Carpioas a president and was also removed as commander-in-chief,” Carpio stressed dur
Marcos lost entitlement to Libingan burial – Carpio
Pilipino Star / Posted 30 days ago
as a president and was also removed as commander-in-chief,” Carpio stressed during interpellation of former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares, one of the petitioners. Citing AFP regulations covering the interment, Carpio said Marcos may have... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cemetery for heroes or soldiers’ memorial?for Marcos, saying the cemetery is reserved for heroes worthy of “inspiration a
Cemetery for heroes or soldiers’ memorial?
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
for Marcos, saying the cemetery is reserved for heroes worthy of “inspiration and emulation.” Former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said the heroes’ cemetery was not meant to just be a war memorial. He argued that the insertion of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
SC holds oral arguments on Marcos’ burialEdcel Lagman representing the so-called ‘desaparecidos,’ Attorney Barry Gutierr
SC holds oral arguments on Marcos’ burial
Manila Standard Today / Posted 30 days ago
Edcel Lagman representing the so-called ‘desaparecidos,’ Attorney Barry Gutierrez who spoke on behalf of Former Human Rights Commission Chairperson Etta Rosales, lawyer Ephraim Cortez and Former Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Neri Colme... Read more
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Sun Star
'Duterte's election not a nod to Marcos burial'allow [Ferdinand Marcos' honorary] burial?" This was Supreme Court (SC) Associ
'Duterte's election not a nod to Marcos burial'
Sun Star / Posted 30 days ago
allow [Ferdinand Marcos' honorary] burial?" This was Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Jose Perez's question to Atty. Neri Colmenares, counsel for petitioners seeking to dismiss the plan to bury the late president Marcos at the Libingan ng mga... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Judiciary has conflicting views over Marcos burialthe Autonomous Regions for Muslim Mindanao, the LNMB must be preserved as a “sa
Judiciary has conflicting views over Marcos burial
Manila Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
the Autonomous Regions for Muslim Mindanao, the LNMB must be preserved as a “sacred burial ground.” Former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares said that President Duterte’s directive to bury Marcos at the LNMB is against the objective of Republic Act... Read more
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Sun Star
'Duterte's election not tantamount to allowing Marcos burial'allow [Ferdinand Marcos' honorary] burial?" This was Supreme Court (SC) Associ
'Duterte's election not tantamount to allowing Marcos burial'
Sun Star / Posted 30 days ago
allow [Ferdinand Marcos' honorary] burial?" This was Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Jose Perez's question to Atty. Neri Colmenares, counsel for petitioners seeking to dismiss the plan to bury the late president Marcos at the Libingan ng mga... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Marcos dishonorably discharged as commander-in-chief, argues Justice Carpioa revolution in 1986, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio arg
Marcos dishonorably discharged as commander-in-chief, argues Justice Carpio
Pilipino Star / Posted 30 days ago
a revolution in 1986, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio argued on Wednesday. In questioning lawyer Neri Colmenares, among the petitioners opposing the burial of Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, Carpio said Marcos as the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Public may have allowed Marcos hero burial by voting for Duterte’voted in favor of, we will now nullify,” Perez asked. But one of the petitione
‘Public may have allowed Marcos hero burial by voting for Duterte’
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
voted in favor of, we will now nullify,” Perez asked. But one of the petitioners, former Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares argued that even if the Marcos burial was part of Duterte’s campaign promise, there are basis in law to show... Read more
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Rappler
Carpio: Can public funds be used for Marcos burial?public funds cannot be used for his burial. During his interpellation of forme
Carpio: Can public funds be used for Marcos burial?
Rappler / Posted 30 days ago
public funds cannot be used for his burial. During his interpellation of former Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares, also a petitioner, Carpio pointed out that as president, Marcos also served as Armed Forces of the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SC justices ask: ‘Who can be considered as heroes?’Martial law victims led by Rep. Neri Colmenares turn to the Supreme Court in th
SC justices ask: ‘Who can be considered as heroes?’
Inquirier.net / Posted 30 days ago
Martial law victims led by Rep. Neri Colmenares turn to the Supreme Court in their bid to scuttle a Duterte administration plan to bury the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at Libingan ng mga Bayani. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Who can be... Read more

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