Former police official: Supt. Marcos’ return to PNP a bad precedent

Inquirer.net, Nestle Semilla 07/16/2017

WHILE a local human rights advocate criticizes the reinstatement of Supt. Marvin Marcos, a congressman who is a former police official fears that the reinstatement will set a bad precedent in the Philippine National Police (PNP). Lawyer…

CHR-7 urged to still monitor EJK cases

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/11/2017

Call made after region’s human rights body decided to stop tracking down these cases Continue monitoring cases of alleged extrajudicial killings. This is the plea of human rights lawyer Democrito Barcenas to the Commission on Human Rights…

Marcos burial at the LNMB a revision of history

John Carlo Villaruel 11/30/2016

THIS is a revision of history. When a dictator who was ousted by People Power will be buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani, we are made a laughing stock in the entire world. Only in the…

OLD WOUNDS

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 11/08/2016

Supreme Court decision triggers waves of anger, dissent The hammer has fallen on the decades-old issue of whether or not Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be buried a hero at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). In…

Human rights group form alliance vs extrajudicial killings

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus 07/12/2016

LAWYER Democrito Barcenas, chairman of the Free Legal Assistance Group in Central Visayas (FLAG-7), told Cebu Daily News that he will help form a group following the call of Vice President Leni Robredo to look into the…