Criminal law professor questions constitutionality of the crime of “offending religious feelings”

Exclusive By Ra├»ssa Robles The crime of “offending religious feelings” – for which Carlos Celdran was convicted is unconstitutional – believes Ibarra Gutierrez III, a criminal law professor at the University of the Philippines. “I don’t think it’s constitutional,” he told me in an interview.   Gutierrez gave several reasons. “First of all, it is strangely placed. It appears in […]

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