Billion-dollar military deals provide context to the release of Pemberton.
LGBTQIA+ group Bahaghari assailed President Duterte for being “subservient to US imperialism.”
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Two names have become inextricably linked – Jennifer Laude and US Marine Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Scott Pemberton – on that fateful day of Oct. 11. Jennifer was found dead in a hotel in Olongapo City, Zambales, her head submerged in a toilet and her body bore torture marks. Jennifer…
“Judging from the statements issued so far by DFA officials, it seems that President Aquino’s emerging position is to kowtow to US interests by invoking legal niceties in the Visiting Forces Agreement. Instead of fighting for our country’s sovereignty and safeguarding the rights of the Philippines and the victim Jennifer, the DFA is lawyering for the US.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Emmi de Jesus