“It seems the military is in a haste to meet its quota of civilians killed before the BS Aquino regime ends.”
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“But the main question here is, where did they really find those clothes?”
“These psychological forms of torture may have no external physical signs but the damage these have inflicted on the complainants will haunt them for the rest of their lives.”
A campaign aims to educate the youth on the horrors of martial law, and how it could happen again with the election of the Marcos Dictator’s son as vice president.
Without a defense counsel, the court proceedings against Retired Major General Jovito Palparan Jr. could be declared null and void.
“How can they turn a blind eye to what we went through? It has been six long years. The whole world knows what happened to us. But not the Ombudsman apparently.”
Teresita Navacilla, leader of an anti-large-scale mining group, is the fifth activist killed this month.
Alex Josol is the second victim in two days to be attacked in Pantukan town, and a “Palparan battalion” is suspected to be behind it.
“To call it a ‘long overdue decision’ is an understatement. Raymond Manalo has been denied justice many times over, and this Ombudsman decision, while it establishes accountability through prosecution of Palparan et al, is also a testament to the failings of the current justice and social system.”
Retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan failed to get the court to grant him temporary release.
Three of the four victims were from Mindanao and were killed in a span of one week.