The National Union of People’s Lawyers, Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, Gabriela Rep. Liza Maza, Bayan Secretary-General Renato Reyes Jr. and this blogger today went to the Supreme Court to file “A Very Urgent Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition with Very Urgent Application for a Temporary Restraining Order and/or Preliminary Injunction” at the Supreme Court.
Docketed as G.R. 190301, the petition asks the Court to nullify Proclamation 1959 on two grounds:
- It is unconstitutional; and
- It adversely affects and jeopardizes the people’s demand for justice forthe victims of the Maguindanao massacre.
Here is the full text of the petition: