By RONALYN V. OLEA
“Nothing has changed. In two years of the Aquino administration, there are already 11 victims of enforced disappearances.”
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By BULATLAT STAFF
Until now, there is no existing law in the Philippines criminalizing enforced disappearances despite the fact that hundreds — from the time of Marcos dictatorship until the present administration — have been abducted and remain missing.