“Political prisoners are not bargaining chips.”
Day: December 7, 2016
Mother and child
A fixture on Binondo’s busy streets.
Turning out badly: On Duterte and political prisoners
Does the president really want to look like a hijacker? What gives?
A fitting farewell to ‘El Comandante’
What a world of difference. Cuba, a small Latin American country struggling to overcome several decades of a crippling US embargo, has just solemnly buried a hero of their country, of their Revolution (yes, with a capital R, because it is a real social revolution) — “El Comandante” Fidel Ruz Castro. In the Philippines, a…
‘Political prisoners are not criminals’ – kin
“If he [President Duterte] really wants to release political prisoners, he could do so.
Burgos kin, rights advocates slam appointment of Año as military chief
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA — Three days before the International Human Rights Day, a military officer known for gross human rights abuses was named Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff. President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Lt. Gen. Eduardo Año to the highest military post this morning, replacing Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya…