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Law professor: Human rights, due process non-negotiable

Law professor: Human rights, due process non-negotiable

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ISSUES INVOLVING human rights and due process should be “non-negotiable” and wrong presumptions about them should be corrected as the country prepares for next year’s elections, a law professor said. UST civil law professor Kenneth Manuel said Filipinos should make a firm stand on human rights, due process of law, and education as a right as well as on equality, history, and the principles of democracy. “We can agree to meet halfway with respect to certain issues but with respect to, for instance, historical revisionism, no, we won’t budge. With respect to lack of due process, no, we won’t concede. These are some things that are supposed to be non-negotiable, these are supposed to be firm,” Manuel said during the ‘YOUth Decides: Pagpili. Pagkilatis. Pagboto’ webinar last Oct. 26....
Youth urged to have ‘clear conscience’ during elections

Youth urged to have ‘clear conscience’ during elections

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THE YOUTH should not only participate actively in next year’s elections but should also have a clear heart and conscience when they make the crucial decision of choosing the country’s next leaders, voter education advocates said. De La Salle University-Dasmariñas Vice Chancellor for Academics and Research Marco Saez urged the youth to be vigilant against any form of “manipulation” from any sector, noting that their values would shape their decisions. “It’s not only, I think, the mind that we should be mindful of, but we should also be on guard as far as conscience and our hearts. Our value system will determine how we are going to evaluate the situation and the proper actions we will be taking,” Saez said during the ‘Bata, Bata Mulat KNB? The Youth Vote in 2022’ webinar last Sept...