However, doubts have been raised over whether the investigating body can truly undertake an impartial investigation into the two latest EJKs and other cases. You’ll find the reasonable ground for these doubts after looking into the nature, composition and apparent inertia of the investigating body.
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Spotlight once more on extrajudicial killings
In his fourth state-of-the-nation address President Duterte didn’t say a word about the extrajudicial killings in the Philippines that have shocked many all over the world. Just the week before, his government had been embroiled in a ruckus over the approval of a resolution at the United Nations Human Rights Council, urging the UN High…
Lumad kids throw birthday bash for Ka Satur
In today’s celebration, Lumad school children took turns in hugging the former lawmaker, thanking him for being an inspiration to their struggle for their rights and for their ancestral domains.
2 remarkable modern-day women
One was an editor of books and novels for 41 years, hailed by her peers as “the best editor in London,” who made a mark as prize-winning author mostly of her memoirs. Asserting and living out her independence to the end, she passed away recently at the age of 101. The other is a pastor…
Enemy of the tyrannical state
By DEE AYROSO
By DEE AYROSO
Ocampo et al released on bail, vow to file countercharges against perpetrators
“Make no mistake about it: while we welcome this victory, those responsible for these despicable acts cannot just rest yet because they will be surely held accountable.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo, ACT Rep. France Castro and 16 others who were released on bail vow to file…
CHR, rights advocates slam arrest of Satur, 17 others
“I believe that this fight is not only against the Duterte administration but also a fight for a society where everyone has dignity.” — Carolina Malay, wife of Satur Ocampo
Talaingod police charges Castro, Ocampo, others with kidnapping
In an alert, human rights group Karapatan-Southern Mindanao Region said the 19 were illegally arrested and are being arbitrarily detained for nearly 18 hours already on malicious charges of kidnapping and human trafficking.
Gut issues plague gov’t: Rice problem topmost
Gut issues, topped by fast-rising inflation led by spikes in the price of rice and other foods, hit the people hard in September. Beleaguered, the Duterte regime cooked up the “Red October ouster plot” hoping to distract us, but it looks like the problem will persist (like a pesky esophagus?) for the rest of its…
Satur hits ‘fake’ testimony of gov’t witness in Hilongos case
Asked how he knew the real names of his alleged former comrades, self-proclaimed rebel returnee and government witness Antonio Panisan said in Cebuano that they sometimes called one another by their real names.