These acts and policy decisions are proof enough that he has the will to make them. But it has since become clear that these were made with hardly any understanding of, or regard for, the consequences — and without any preparation or plan in place to cushion their impact on the little that’s left of Philippine democracy, the country’s institutions, and even on much of the population.
Tags: anti-drug war
Relatives of the victims of drug-related killings remember their loved ones as they call for an end to President Duterte’s brutal War on Drugs .
ni CARLOS MANINGAT Matagal nang dinudungisan ng kapulisan ang mga pader at kalsada — gamit ang dugo ng mga biktima ng gera kontra droga; matagal nang nakamarka ang panawagan para sa hustisya; Para sa ilang burgis, wais ang paggamit ng buwis kung ang baril ay nakatutok sa mga mukha ng hinagpis.
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The kidnap-slay of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo confirmed what critics of the Duterte administration’s bloody anti-drug war have been saying all along: that the blood of innocents are being spilled and that corrupt policemen are taking advantage of the impunity in killings to further their criminal activities. Impunity in…