“Justice is so elusive in the Philippines.”
Month: January 2016
Compostela Valley woman leader dies from gunshot wounds
Teresita Navacilla, leader of an anti-large-scale mining group, is the fifth activist killed this month.
‘Don’t rob them of their youth’
“What greater injustice could there be than to be robbed of one’s youth? To be jailed for one’s beliefs?”
Para sa Pangulo Ni GLEN SALES Salamat sa iyong tuwid na daan Na hindi kailanman naging tuwid. Sa napakaraming tumawid. Salamat sa mga retorikang walang laman Na pinapalakpakan ng iyong Mga kaalyado tuwing SONA. Puro bahagdan , puro bilang na Hindi naman maintindihan ng kumakalam na sikmura ni Juan Salamat din sa pagpain ng iyong…
‘Global markets are irrational’
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star The 2008-2009 global financial and economic crisis – euphemistically billed as the Great Recession – has hardly been licked. Yet financial reportage and analyses in the past week, and the financial-business elite’s discussions at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland focused on fears…
Mutually using Mamasapano
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Partisan politics was all over the Senate “reinvestigation” of the Jan. 25, 2015 Mamasapano incident in which 67 people — 44 men of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force (PNP-SAF), at least 17 Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters, and six non-combatants — were killed. The…
The Circus is in town
Another activist assaulted in Compostela Valley
Alex Josol is the second victim in two days to be attacked in Pantukan town, and a “Palparan battalion” is suspected to be behind it.
By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA
Palparan to be charged for Manalo brothers kidnapping
“To call it a ‘long overdue decision’ is an understatement. Raymond Manalo has been denied justice many times over, and this Ombudsman decision, while it establishes accountability through prosecution of Palparan et al, is also a testament to the failings of the current justice and social system.”
Court denies Palparan’s plea for bail, again
Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan failed to get the court to grant him temporary release.