Exorcism at the Supreme Court

Just when you think Philippine judicial politics can’t get any zanier… An activist priest performed an exorcism outside the Supreme Court protesting its decision to confirm the conviction of a man who had killed one of Marcos’ military intelligence officers. The case sends a signal to the elite that, while the Court might issue progressive opinions on some issues, it will not condone¬†vigilante justice. In one sense at least, Arroyo can perhaps rest a bit easier…

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