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SENATE ADOPTS AMNESTY MEASURES FOR REBELS – LACSON

The Senate adopted three measures granting amnesty to members of three rebel groups that have committed crimes punishable under the Revised Penal Code and special penal laws in pursuit of their political beliefs. Sponsored by Senator Panfilo Lacson, chairman of the Committee on National Defense and Security, Peace, Unification, House Concurrent Resolution Nos. 12, 13 […]

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AMNESTY RESOLUTIONS GET HOUSE PANELS OK – TUPAS

Two panels of the House of Representatives have approved the committee reports on four concurrent resolutions granting amnesty to members of four major rebel groups. In a joint hearing, the House Committees on Justice and on National Defense and Security, chaired by Leyte Representative Vicente Veloso III and Iloilo Representative Raul Tupas, respectively, approved the […]