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Other Palparans in the military

The arrest of retired general Jovito Palparan will not end impunity in the country and neither will it improve the human rights situation, as long as counterinsurgency programs are used to quell people’s dissent instead of addressing the root causes of the armed conflict. The machinery in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that perpetuates Palparan’s brand of human rights violations against the Filipino people is very much active in Oplan Bayanihan.

Posted: August 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘The Unknown Soldier’

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Some of the greatest events in the history of our nation took place during the month of August.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

AFP, Janus-faced?

It’s a little-known fact, so the public may be surprised to know that every Aug. 11, the Armed Forces of the Philippines officially celebrates the passage of the International Humanitarian Law by having its soldiers renew their commitment to human rights and the rule of law at all times in the discharge of their duties. Or as Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin put it, “We should execute our duties and responsibilities to protect our citizens caught in the midst of armed conflicts in the country, and guarantee total respect for their human rights as prescribed by International Humanitarian Law.”

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Rumors of coup defy logic

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Coup rumors swept Metro Manila last week side by side with calls generated in social media by sources identified with the Aquino administration for extending the President’s term.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Revisiting ROTC

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First of all, we take great pride in the recent appointment of US Navy Captain Ronald Ravelo as commander of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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