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rePRESSion
July 14, 2015
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Collective wisdom cannot be distilled from individual ignorance. The people must know – Bernard Shaw

Philippine press is considered as the independent fourth estate that is there to “keep the government from becoming enemy of the people instead of its …

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No justice, rights victims say of alleged communist leaders’ arrest
March 24, 2014
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Tiamzon Couple

Tiamzon Couple

AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista earned the ire of victims of human rights violations after calling the arrest of alleged high-ranking NPA leaders Benito Tiamzon and Wilma Austria as “justice.”

“No way,” said Ernan Baldomero, vice-chairperson …

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Bakit ko iboboto si Teddy?
March 21, 2013
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Teddy Casiño

Teddy Casiño

Mahilig ako history, pero hindi ako naging historian. Pero fresh pa rin sa mind ko ang time na nabasa ko ang libro ni Renato Constantino tungkol sa mga makabayan at respetadong lider tulad ni Tanada, Recto at naging …

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Curing the ills of the society though elections?
October 27, 2012
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Philippine Elections

Philippine Elections

In the world of lies, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. (Crass, 1984)

We have just witness the zarzuela of the local elections in the country, when the Filipinos voted for their barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan officials …

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Victims and families join SONA protests inside and outside Congress
July 29, 2012
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SONA Protesters

SONA Protesters

Families of political prisoners, families of victims of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and other human rights violations participated in the protests held today inside and outside Congress, as Pres. Aquino delivers his third State of the Nation Address …

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32 years ago
December 9, 2011
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Some special things happened on earth 32 years ago. I could not research a lot of things, other than using the help of Mr. Google for information. December 9, 1979 was Sunday back then. I am hoping I have the …

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The People’s Lawyer
July 14, 2011
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NUPL Founding Congress

NUPL Founding Congress

I just arrived from Manila to attend a case conference for victims of political killings or extrajudicial killings (EJK) held by National Union of People’s Lawyer (NUPL).

Being the son of the first victim of the EJK …

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Marketplace of ideas
July 2, 2011
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Me during college days

Me during college days

Ideas, ideas. It is what you believe in whether you have get it from other people, reading books, listening or watching the media, or just based on what you experienced shapes the very person that is …