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State of impunity

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The glaring non-mention of the infamous Ampatuan massacre in President Aquino’s speech at the 9th Media Nation Summit last Friday in Tagaytay City revealed how the administration is taking the issue of impunity three years after 58 innocent lives were mercilessly murdered in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Still looking for Jonas Burgos

My son Jonas is still missing, as so many others are. He was forcibly abducted during the Arroyo administration, and until now we have yet to get a categorical statement from the authorities on his fate. And my family has admittedly become vocal in our plea that the military “produce” my Jonas.

Posted: November 18th, 2012 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Dirty Rudy

“Impunity” does not lend itself to exact translation in Filipino, but those who would like to know what human rights advocates and good governance activists mean when they talk of a “culture of impunity” can simply scour YouTube for Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s latest outrage, and they can get right up to speed.

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Editorial,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Malala and the women of Malolos

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Malala Yousafzai is a 14-year-old blogger from Pakistan who dared defy the Taliban by simply going to school and publicly asserting her right to an education. At 11, she began a blog for the BBC that focused attention to life in her corner of the world.

Posted: October 16th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Due process in impeachment

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I was startled when, without any prior notice and hearing, 188 members of the House of Representatives filed a verified complaint for the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato C. Corona. I thought that due process required notice and hearing before an impeachment charge could be filed in the Senate. So, I hastened to reread the constitutional provisions on impeachment.

Posted: January 14th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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