Remembering Charlie de Rosario: The First Desaparecido

The topic of extrajudicial killings (EJKs) has been dominating headlines recently, because of the number of fatalities in President Duterte’s brutal crackdown on drugs. It is a hot issue both domestically but has also gained traction in the international news media. Many observers, particularly foreigners, fail to understand that (EJKs) have been commonplace in the […]

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Ferdinand Marcos is No Hero

In a disappointing decision from the Supreme Court, the nation’s highest court ruled in favour of burying the remains of the late Philippine dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani (Graveyard of Heroes). Voting 9-5, Supreme Court justices ruled that there was nothing unconstitutional about Marcos’ interment at the burial groundĀ for war heroes.

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