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Tortured again

Like being tortured all over again. This must be how it feels for the tens of thousands of survivors required to relive the nightmare of their incarceration and abuse during Ferdinand Marcos’ dictatorship, to be able to qualify for a share of the compensation set aside for them.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

Price tag

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No, thank you. We chucked a second chance under a new law that enables human rights victims to claim reparation.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

No sweatshop workers in WEF mind frame

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This refers to the report on the recent deaths of eight young women locked in a burning electronics sweatshop/slave pen owned by Juanito Go (“Pasay fire kills 8, bares Sino trader’s ‘prison-factory,’” Metro, 5/31/14).

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Free Rosal and other PH political prisoners

New Zealand Philippine Solidarity groups are distressed by the death of baby Diona Andrea Rosal, the daughter of political prisoner Andrea Rosal. Baby Diona died of hypoxemia, a deficiency of oxygen in the blood, two days after she was born.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Solution to broken justice system is reform, not death squads

In his column titled “Summary killings: Who’s complaining?” (“On Target,” Metro, 5/24/14), Ramon Tulfo criticizes Human Rights Watch for its recent report on death squad killings in Tagum City, which implicates former mayor Rey Uy. The report details the extrajudicial executions of alleged drug dealers, petty criminals, and street children, and is based in part on interviews with and affidavits from three self-proclaimed members of the death squad that carried out the killings.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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