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On the red-baiting of Bulatlat.com | Same old but dangerous military mindset

This anachronistic, malicious accusation and insinuation of a military officer, a public affairs spokesman at that, reminds us of Cold war-era politics and martial law, 41 years ago, when anyone critical of the Marcos dictatorship was branded as a communist, leftist and subversive, and therefore was subjected to arrest, detention, torture, and worse, enforced disappearance or extrajudicial killing.

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Now, it is not just doctors, nurses,priests and nuns, critical netizens, but also scientists and journalists, who should watch out for their safety and human rights. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) recently pointed out and took exception to a statement by Captain Alberto Caber, public…