Publishing a special report about a government agency without getting its side is highly irresponsible and violates the most basic rule of journalism.
By Rina Jimenez-David
If money is paid out for it, does it mean it really happened? That seems to be the current thinking, especially in this age of deniers and revisionists, with people believing that if you deny or doubt something often enough, the public will start questioning even their own memories or the historical record.
WE WELCOME the approval of the anti-enforced disappearance bill by the congressional bicameral committee. It is high time that a law criminalizing enforced disappearance be enforced.
SELDA (SAMAHAN ng mga Ex-Detainees Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto) and Hustisya (Victims United for Justice) join the families of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre in remembering the 1,000th day since the killing of 58 of their kin, including one who remains missing to this day.