“What do we have to prove? We were illegally arrested, tortured, incarcerated for more than 10 months but the burden of proof is still on us.”
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“We need to show them that we are not buying their story line– the victims are the ones being blamed and a child survivor is being forced to pin down innocent persons for the crime.”
The 21 cases the Filipinos filed before the IPT2018 reflect the ‘attacks of the Duterte government on the Filipino people,’ under his administration’s so-called war on drugs, counter-insurgency war, and war against ‘terrorists’ that in practice has become a war against national minorities and other vocal critics of the administration.
“All attempts at seeking justice are frustrated in every way. Aquino has deepened the roots of impunity.”
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld If there were an award for the most duplicitous story of the year, it should go to the Philippine National Police (PNP) for its claim that the bullets that are being regularly “discovered” in the luggage of airline passengers have not been planted by so-called security personnel…