SC rejects clemency for dismissed judge in Delfin Lee case

The Supreme Court says former judge Rolando Mislang did not show ‘ostensible proof’ of his ‘genuine repentance and remorse of his past infractions’ MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) did not grant the plea for clemency of a former judge who was dismissed in 2016 over gross ignorance of the law for issuing orders … Read more

Ukraine rejects ultimatums as conflict intensifies

Ukraine said on Monday, March 21, it would not obey ultimatums from Russia after Moscow demanded it stop defending besieged Mariupol, where hundreds of thousands of civilians are suffering through Russian bombardments laying waste to their city. Mariupol has become a focal point of Russia’s assault on Ukraine, but attacks were also reported to have … Read more

NATO rejects Ukraine no-fly zone, says ‘not part of this’ war

‘We have a responsibility as NATO allies to prevent this war from escalating beyond Ukraine because that would be even more dangerous, more devastating and would cause even more human suffering’ BRUSSELS, Belgium – NATO allies rejected Ukraine’s demand for no-fly zones on Friday, March 4, saying they were increasing support but that stepping in … Read more