CHR assails ‘law of jungle’ in House over Sereno impeachment proceedings

The impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno are governed by the "law of the jungle," an official of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said on Monday. "On Wednesday, the Chief Justice is about to be impeached in the House where the law of the jungle seems to be prevailing, or what they euphemistically refer to as the law of the supermajority," CHR Commissioner Roberto Cadiz told reporters. The House committee on justice will resume hearings on Wednesday on the impeachment complaint brought by lawyer Larry Gadon against Sereno. "We see now attempts to undermine the [democratic] institutions. Aside from the CHR, the ...

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