New criminal code among major reforms needed by PH justice system – Rep. Rocamora

Amid the government’s intensified campaign against crime, Siquijor Representative Rav Rocamora called for a new criminal code to replace the old Revised Penal Code (RPC), otherwise known as Act No. 3815. The lawmaker pointed to the RPC as insufficient to address crimes in the modern context. “It is popular knowledge that our justice system is … Continue reading New criminal code among major reforms needed by PH justice system – Rep. Rocamora

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“Let’s not forget our humanity” – Solon urges fellow legislators to rethink push for death penalty revival

Siquijor Representative Ramon Rocamora urged fellow members of the House of Representatives Justice Committee to rethink their stand on reviving the death penalty. He cautioned his colleagues, arguing that the death penalty will only worsen the unequal access to justice that favors the powerful and moneyed over the powerless and poor. “We need clarity and … Continue reading “Let’s not forget our humanity” – Solon urges fellow legislators to rethink push for death penalty revival

Congress’ reputation tainted for nothing – Solon

Siquijor Representative and House Committee on Justice Member Ramon ‘Rav’ Rocamora criticized Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for putting Congress in a bad light with his claim of having a sex video involving Senator Leila De Lima and her former driver Ronnie Dayan only to admit later that the DOJ does not have an authenticated … Continue reading Congress’ reputation tainted for nothing – Solon

Alleged De Lima sex video as evidence: little to no value, risks eroding Congress’ credibility – Rocamora

Siquijor Representative Ramon "Rav" Rocamora expressed unease with presenting the alleged sex video of Senator Leila de Lima. Rocamora said that the sex video has nothing to do with the investigation and will only erode the public's respect for Congress. "I don't see any merit in showing this trash as evidence. If the video will … Continue reading Alleged De Lima sex video as evidence: little to no value, risks eroding Congress’ credibility – Rocamora