Day: August 20, 2010

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
President Benigno S. Aquino III is “doing the exact opposite of his pronouncement that he will put closure to the human-rights violations of Arroyo and her cohorts. As commander-in-chief, he allowed the AFP to extend the counter-insurgency plan which was proven to have violated human rights.” Read more stories on Oplan Bantay Laya

By MARYA SALAMAT
Highlights in Wednesday’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court: Why farmers’ shares of stocks were diluted, why new workers who were not party to the SDO in 1989 were given new shares, why shares were distributed within 15 years and not within three years as the law required, why the estate should not have been fragmented, why PARC’s revocation order is not a violation of the Bill of Rights, and why HLI’s failure to get DAR’s “compliance certificate” could put SDO in trouble. Watch Bulatlat’s video primer on the SDO | Read more about the SDO