Alex Adonis

  • LVT

    A relic of colonial rule (Updated)

    LIBEL AS a means of repression has been problematic in the Philippines even before the Revised Penal Code (RPC) went into effect in January, 1932. A libel law can be... Read more

  • LVT

    Rocky road

    IN WHAT could be an attempt to preempt a Supreme Court decision on the unconstitutionality of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (RA 10175), the Department of Justice (DOJ)... Read more

  • Decriminalizing libel: UN declares PH libel law “excessive”

    By far the most significant development in the Philippine campaign to decriminalize libel is the United Nations Human Rights Committee’s (UNHRC) October 2011 declaration that the criminal sanction for... Read more