Kristine Joy Patag - Philstar.comSeptember 14, 2021 | 2:24pm ...

Roque’s bid to join international law body faces growing opposition – Philstar.com

Kristine Joy Patag - Philstar.comSeptember 14, 2021 | 2:24pm MANILA, Philippines — Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque’s bid to sit as part of the International Law Commission is facing growing opposition in the Philippines, with the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers being the latest to voice their objection. In a statement on Tuesday, the NUPL said that Roque was a known Filipino public interest lawyer who has since became a “legal chameleon who uses legalspeak to spin reality and reinterprets many established legal notions and principles to suit official political narratives.” While the NUPL recognized that while Roque may have “academic and …

 

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