Kristine Joy Patag - Philstar.comSeptember 13, 2021 | 12:44pm ...

Commission told: Harry Roque not fit to join international law body – Philstar.com

Kristine Joy Patag - Philstar.comSeptember 13, 2021 | 12:44pm MANILA, Philippines (Updated 5:03 p.m.) — The Free Legal Assistance Group has raised opposition to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s nomination to be part of a United Nations expert panel that develops and codifies international law. FLAG chairman Chel Diokno and other officers of the group wrote to the International Law Commission in New York to register their opposition to Roque’s nomination to the body, saying the presidential spokesperson "does not possess the qualifications for a seat at the Commission." The FLAG said that while Roque taught international law, "he is a political …

 

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