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Petitions vs drug war must be dismissed, says Solicitor General Calida

/ 03:06 PM November 21, 2017

The consolidated petitions seeking to stop the government’s war on drugs is like a hodgepodge of causes of actions that ought to be dismissed, Solicitor General Jose Calida told reporters Tuesday.

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Calida is at the Supreme Court to defend the Philippine National Police’s circular giving the go-signal to Oplan Double Barrel which human rights groups said is unconstitutional.

“The petitions have no factual basis,” Calida told reporters, adding that it is full of procedural infirmities.

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The oral argument at the Supreme Court on the government’s war on drugs policy is ongoing. /je

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