Monthly Archives: March 2008

No Sincerity in Government Efforts to Solve Killings If Palparan Still Not Charged

The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan today slammed the Arroyo government’s inaction and failure to prosecute top military officials believed to be involved in the extrajudicial killings of activists. This happens a day after the international group Human Rights Watch called the efforts of the Arroyo government as mere “window-dressing”. The Philippines is among the first countries to be subjected in the Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations Human Rights Council. The country’s human rights record will be examined by the international community through this process.
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Neri: A Dishonor to the University

The controversial and narrow decision of the Supreme Court to block the Senate from arresting and demanding Romulo Neri to disclose details on the President's involvement in the anomalous National Broadband Network (NBN) deal is a massive blow against the people's clamor for truth and justice. This decision is nothing but a blanket license from the Supreme Court itself to cover up a crime against the people. It is nothing if not a license for the unscrupulous, corrupt and dishonest to blatantly obstruct the wheels of justice.
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Arroyo Regime Should Read the Handwriting on the Wall

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
NDFP Chief Political Consultant
Chairperson, International League of Peoples' Struggle

I congratulate the  people and the broad united front of patriotic, progressive and ecumenical forces for their resounding  success in massing 75,000 rallyists in the inter-faith rally at  Ayala Makati yesterday, despite the scare tactics and obstructions carried out by the Arroyo regime in a futile attempt to reduce attendance.
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