Nasino wants Manila judge axed for ‘conscious indifference’ that led to Baby River’s death

MANILA, Philippines— Political detainee Reina Mae Nasino on Friday sought the dismissal of the Manila Court judge for her “conscious indifference” over her case that led to the death of her three-month-old child.

The 44-page complaint by Nasino through the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyer (NUPL) against Manila Regional Trial Court Judge Marivic Balisi-Umali has been submitted to the Judicial Integrity Board (JIB), the body tasked to act on administrative complaints against judges.

Balisi-Umali originally handles the criminal case against Nasino and two others. She later on inhibited from the case. Before she inhibited, she issued several rulings, including denying her motion…

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