“There would be no other way to best honor the memory of Jennifer Laude and boost the people’s cry for justice than by putting an end to the special treatment enjoyed by Pemberton and abrogating Edca, VFA.”
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“Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton should be jailed in the Philippines.”
“There will be rainbow protests of rage and indignation, if Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton flies home, scot-free.”
For 2014, President Aquino’s “righteous path” took another perverted turn as the Philippines signed a defense agreement with the US, signalling the return of US bases in the country.
Anti-US bases expert Dr. Rolando Simbulan said the presence of a US “sub-military camp” inside a Philippine military camp is not only “an insult,” but a violation of the Philippine Constitution.
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld These are not the best of times, and this country is not the fun place the tourism posters say it is — not for many Filipinos who feel they’re getting poorer and poorer each day, not for human rights defenders or political activists who’re being harassed and…
“How many Jennifers, how many Nicoles are we going to wait for?”
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Olongapo City prosecutor Emilie Fe de los Santos declared the other day during the preliminary investigation of the murder charge against Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton of the United States Marine Corps that “there is no gender issue” involved in the killing of Jennifer Laude. “The…
Reacting to those who criticize, and even blame Jennifer Laude for her own death, Marc Sueselbeck said these people “just see a few facts,” such as her gender and the fact that she lived in Olongapo City.
Filipino officials, including President Aquino, appear excessively careful as they avoid the use of the words “suspect,”“custody” and “detention” in connection with the US serviceman suspected in the Subic slay, who remains under US custody.
BLOODRUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO Our struggle for independence and sovereignty negates sectarianism in the embrace of all the oppressed and exploited. But reformers from Akbayan— a political bloc that prides itself for changing the system form within by forging an alliance with President Noynoy Aquino in the pursuit of a monolithic national agenda— like former…