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Celdran jailed for offending political feelings

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Carlos Celdran’s jail term is blatantly unconstitutional. For shouting, “You bishops, stop involving yourself in politics,” he was convicted of the circa-1930 crime “offending religious feelings.” The judge never explained how religious dogma, the key to the jail term, was offended. We must decry how a court of law was hijacked as a tool of political persecution under an archaic law.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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