Makabayan backs Bayan Muna’s Colmenares, KMU’s Labog for Senate

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Philippine Star September 26, 2021 | 7:03pm MANILA, Philippines — The Makabayan bloc of progressive party-lists is endorsing two candidates for senator so far: Bayan Muna chair Neri Colmenares and Kilusang Mayo Uno chair Bong Labog. Colmenares, a rights lawyer and former Bayan Muna representative at the House, said last week that he would run for a Senate seat “if only to deliver the sharpest message of critique to the candidate of President [Rodrigo] Duterte.” Colmenares is also chair of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers and argued against the Anti-Terror Act at the Supreme Court earlier th…

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