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From fair-haired boy to whipping boy, from a position of influence to becoming a disgrace – such is the fate of Commissions on Elections (Comelec) Chair Benjamin Abalos Sr. BY BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 34, September 30 – October 6, 2007 From fair-haired boy to whipping boy, from a position of influence…

BY BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com To date, there have been 601 cases of political killings. Political killings or assassinations may be the appropriate term to describe it. But the way these killings were carried out, the use of authority and superior force over an unarmed and unknowing civilian, is worse than murder. And murder is a…

BY CHERYLL D. FIEL Davaotoday.com Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 15, May 20-26, 2007 DAVAO CITY — The canvassing of votes in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province, hit another snag when a congressional candidate filed a petition Wednesday seeking the transfer of the canvassing to another venue. Joselito B. Brilliantes, who is seeking a…

Bayan Muna (People First) general counsel and third nominee Neri Javier Colmenares revealed that they will file criminal cases of perjury against the witnesses who “falsely testified” against Rep. Satur Ocampo in Leyte. They will also file civil cases against these witnesses for “damaging and maligning” Ocampo and Bayan Muna. BY KAREN PAPELLERO AND JOHANN…

BY AUBREY MAKILAN Posted 3:50 p.m., March 21, 2007 Bayan Muna (People First) member Alberto Corbes filed election-related and criminal charges today against the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) deployed in Lupang Pangako, Payatas, Quezon City. At 10:30 a.m., Corbes, assisted by Karapatan (Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights) legal…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Posted 4:21 p.m., March 21, 2007 Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan or New Patriotic Alliance) secretary-general RenatoReyes Jr. had one question as he spoke late this morning before a rally of hundreds near the Manila Police District (MPD) in Manila. “Martial law na ba?” (Is it now Martial Law?) Reyes cried as…

Detained lawmaker Satur Ocampo’s son, Anto, weeps at a solidarity gathering for his father at the Club Filipino in Ortigas. “I am outraged,” the young Ocampo said of his father’s third arrest since martial law. BY DABET CASTANEDA Bulatlat Posted 3:35 p.m., March 19, 2007 In a solidarity gathering for detained Bayan Muna lawmaker Satur…