KUWENTONG PEYUPS: International Memorial Day for Comfort Women

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 08/17/2021

It was 30 years ago, on August 14, 1991, when South Korean Kim Hak-sun became the first to give a public testimony about her experience as a  comfort woman victim. August 14 was later declared by the…

The saga of the missing Lola statue

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 09/01/2020

“GINAHASA AKO.”  The words that  Lola  Rosa Henson writes every day  in a piece of paper but she then crumples and throws away to hide her dark past. The same  lines that have been  delivered by veteran actress…

Desaparecidos and the threat of Anti-Terror Law

ATTY. DENNIS R. GORECHO 08/25/2020

An  increase in numbers of “desaparecidos” is one of the feared scenarios  in the enforcement of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020. “Desaparecidos” is the Spanish and Portuguese word for “disappeared people” or victims of forced disappearance. The  victims are subjected to   extrajudicial…

Flowers for Lola: Nana Rosa in my mind

Dennis R. Gorecho 03/13/2019

“GINAHASA AKO.”  The words that  Nana Rosa Henson writes every day  in a piece of paper but she then crumples and   throws away to hide her dark past. To many, the memories of World War II  are dim,…

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