House urged to probe into police ‘profiling’ of lawyers of alleged communist rebels

Xave Gregorio (Philstar.com) – March 16, 2021 – 7:57pm MANILA, Philippines — Eight opposition lawmakers are urging the House of Representatives to investigate the Philippine National Police’s supposed profiling of lawyers of alleged communist rebels, which they said presents a “clear and present danger” to the legal profession. The call of the six-member Makabayan bloc, along with Rep. Edcel Lagman (Albay, 1st District) and Rep. Kit Belmonte (Quezon City, 6th District) in House Resolution No. 1657 stems from the attempt of Police Lt. Fernando Calabria to obtain a list of lawyers who are defend…

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