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Initial findings of the second International Verification and Fact-Finding Mission on attacks on Filipino lawyers

The second International Verification and Fact-Finding Mission organized by the Dutch Lawyers for Lawyers Foundation ended today with a press conference where the eight mission members presented their initial findings on their probe into the attacks on Filipino lawyers and judges. For lawyers, bloggers, journalists and those interested in human rights issues, below are the […]

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Victory speech of President-elect Barack Obama

President-elect Barack Obama delivered the following on election tonight in front of thousands of supporters at Chicago’s Grant Park: If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions […]

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Concession speech of Sen. John McCain, Republican candidate in the 2008 US presidential elections

Senator John McCain delivered the following remarks on election night (Nov. 4, 2008) in Phoenix, Arizona soon after news broke that his rival Senator Barack Obama was proclaimed winner of the US presidential elections: (Cheers, applause.) SEN. MCCAIN: Thank you. Thank you, my friends. (Cheers, applause.) Thank you for coming here on this beautiful Arizona […]

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Full text: Supreme Court TRO on signing of the MILF-GRP deal regarding ancestral domain

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a temporary restraining order stopping the signing of an important agreement between government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The court’s action is in response to a petition by North Cotabato local government officials who decried the lack of transparency and consultations in the process of drafting the agreement. […]

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