DND statement on the allegations by Karapatan and Gabriela

The DND is confident that the allegations by Karapatan and Gabriela in connection with the writ of Amparo and habeas data will be proven false before the courts.

The DND and its bureaus fully adhere to the rule of law, and we will address Karapatan and Gabriela following the legal process.

There is certainly no threat to their members’ lives, liberty, and security coming from the defense and military establishments, and we will comply with the writ of habeas data as ordered by the court.(@PTVph)

What is a writ of Amparo?

The writ of Amparo is an extraordinary remedy whereby an interested party may seek the invalidation of any executive, legislative or judicial act deemed in violation of the fundamental right.

What is a writ of habeas corpus?

The writ of habeas corpus is a writ directed to the person detaining another, commanding him to produce the body of the prisoner at a designated time and place, with the day  and cause of his caption and detention, to do, to submit to, and receive whatever the court or judge awarding the writ shall consider in his behalf.