Day: December 15, 2011

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com It took more than a year before the Aquino administration filed a case against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. This despite demands from various sectors to hold the former president to account for her numerous crimes against the Filipino people and the preponderance of evidence gathered by the different Congressional investigations. It…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Already there are 356 political detainees in the country, with 78 of them having been arrested on the orders of the Aquino administration’s armed and judicial forces. Almost half or 35 of them are women. Also 153 women have already fallen victim to extrajudicial killings since 2001, with six of them killed under the watch of the Benigno Aquino III administration.

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO and RONALYN V. OLEA
“We need to hold him accountable for the long list of anti-people rulings he supported to favor his patron Macapagal-Arroyo… But with this move we hope that the next Chief Justice would be truly independent and decide cases for the genuine interest of the people. We do not want an Arroyo court to be replaced by an Aquino court.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño