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Ex-Sol Gen Hilbay offers services to Pinoy Ako Blog writer vs bullies

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Former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay continues lawyering for anti-Duterte personalities as he offered, this time, helping Jover Laurio, the blogger behind the Pinoy Ako Blog (PAB).

“Let’s defend PAB,” read his statement posted on his Facebook account.

Supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte including have been harassing Laurio on social media after she was revealed to be behind PAB which is known to be critical of the chief executive and his administration.

“ALAB (Alyansa ng mga Abogado Para sa Bayan), an organization to which I belong, and other lawyers who believe in free speech are extending legal services to Ms. Laurio so she can defend herself and pursue her harassers,” offered Hilbay.

Hilbay lamented Laurio is suffering from “very serious and repeated violation of her constitutional rights to privacy and freedom of expression.”

“These constitutional violations give rise to multiple criminal and independent civil actions pursuant to the Crybercrime Prevention Act, the Data Privacy Act, and the various provisions of the Civil Code relating to Human Relations,” he said.