*Oblatio vitae

(Para kay Nelinda ‘Sr. Mary Francis’ Añover) BY RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Taym pers, hintay naman sana Sa dami ng maari nang mauna Bakit ito pang si Nelinda Ang inaya Mong maaga? Taym pers, nalimot Mo yata Ang dasal ng mga aba Ng katutubo’t magsasaka Si Francis ay makapiling pa? Ang madre ng kapwa bukid at…

‘Funeral arrest’ new modus of police, military?

By RAYMUND VILLANUEVA and JOSEPH CUEVAS Kodao Productions Government forces may have invented another practice against families of victims of deadly police operations: funeral arrest. Families and human rights workers have been kept inside a funeral parlor in Antipolo City since Wednesday night, March 10, by the Philippine National Police (PNP). As many as 23…