The Easter Sunday Moreno-Lacson-Gonzales debacle is making it clear to anyone with at least a double-digit IQ who the true candidates of the opposition are, and, incidentally, who is succeeding in convincing the electorate that the right leaders are those who can competently address the many problems of the terrible present and lead this country to a hopeful future. It could be a major turning point in one of the most crucial Philippine elections in decades.
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PR: Bayan Calls for Unity vs. Failure of Election, Fraud and Violence
DAVAO CITY — In a candle lighting and prayer vigil held at Centennial Park, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) Southern Mindanao Region calls for unity among various opposition parties against the plot to fail the upcoming May 2010 election. Bayan expressed disgust over the COMELEC’s failure to patch up possible technical problems exactly four days before the election.
News in Pictures: Parade of Coffins
Dismantling of IALAG, Arroyo’s Shadowy Agency, ‘Just for Show’
Unless the Arroyo regime released all the individuals it has thrown to jail for politically motivated and fabricated charges, the abolition last month of the agency behind these cases will amount to nothing but a publicity stunt, according to lawyers and human-rights advocates.
Communists can be Defeated if Arroyo Term is Extended, National Security Adviser Says
National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales proposed two possible ways to defeat the Communist rebellion by 2010: first is to craft a really good local government counter-insurgency strategy, or to extend the term of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. BY MARILOU M. AGUIRRE Davao Today Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 3, February 17-23, 2008 TAGUM CITY…
Victims Urge Gov’t Monitoring Committee: Implement CARHRIHL, Investigate Cases
Posted 2:30 p.m., Sept. 18, 2006 BY DEE AYROSO Bulatlat.com Families of victims of human rights violations under the Arroyo administration are urging the government’s monitoring committee on the implementation of the Comprehensive Agreement for the Respect of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (CARHIHL) to do its work and investigate the increasing cases of…