By Giovanni Tapang, PhD Bulatlat.com The leading scientific journals usually have a year end issue that summarizes the year that was in science. Science magazine has hailed the AIDS treatment therapy study HPTN 052 of Myron Cohen and collaborators as its Breakthrough of the Year. This clinical study showed lowered infection rates of HIV-1 (by…
Day: January 5, 2012
YEARENDER: Peace advocacy by press release: Aquino’s tack in containing the MILF
By MARYA SALAMAT
So far, the most bitterly criticized euphemism for military solution in the name of Oplan Bayanihan against the Bangsamoro people was the ad-inspired “all-out justice” launched last October. Based on a fact-finding report, it is, in reality, an all-out war.
Guarded optimism in 2012
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star As we wind up 2011, we find some grounds to be guardedly optimistic that in 2012 our people’s long-hobbled quest for justice can gain momentum on two fronts: against graft and corruption in high places, and against impunity from wanton human rights violations. Former…