Too much to handle: Tony La Viña brings fight for judiciary to UN
Professor Tony La Viña is taking action to safeguard the Philippines’ judicial independence. He is one of the abogados taking a stand and filed a report with the United Nations rapporteur to probe the case of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno further.
With colleagues from the legal profession, led by the president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Abdiel Fajardo. We held a press conference to announce that we have jointly sent a communication to the… https://t.co/LtHjk1nWyF
— Tony La Viña (@tonylavs) April 18, 2018
La Viña said that he is happy to be with his colleagues in the abogado profession as they collectively act for the judiciary. This alliance is being led by Integrated Bar of the Philippines President Abdiel Fajardo.
The abogados met with the press yesterday as they official submit their report to UN’s SR Diego García-Sayán of Peru for the alleged harassment of Sereno. They were also joined by Neri Colmenares and other lawyers as they seek to protect the legal profession from being undermined.
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