Anti-US bases expert Dr. Rolando Simbulan said the presence of a US “sub-military camp” inside a Philippine military camp is not only “an insult,” but a violation of the Philippine Constitution.
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By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Two names have become inextricably linked – Jennifer Laude and US Marine Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Scott Pemberton – on that fateful day of Oct. 11. Jennifer was found dead in a hotel in Olongapo City, Zambales, her head submerged in a toilet and her body bore torture marks. Jennifer…
“How many Jennifers, how many Nicoles are we going to wait for?”
Reacting to those who criticize, and even blame Jennifer Laude for her own death, Marc Sueselbeck said these people “just see a few facts,” such as her gender and the fact that she lived in Olongapo City.
BLOODRUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO Our struggle for independence and sovereignty negates sectarianism in the embrace of all the oppressed and exploited. But reformers from Akbayan— a political bloc that prides itself for changing the system form within by forging an alliance with President Noynoy Aquino in the pursuit of a monolithic national agenda— like former…
As a former US Marine, I am disgusted to learn about the killing of Filipina transgender woman Jennifer Laude in Olongapo City, with USMC Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton as the prime suspect. I am disgusted that my so-called brethren continue to kill, pillage, rape, and burn the essence that is humanity.
US Marine Pvt. 1st Class Joseph Scott Pemberton’s absence at the preliminary investigation on the brutal killing of Filipina transgender Jennifer Laude could be a portent of the fate of the case.
The family of Jennifer Laude, accompanied by their lawyer and supporters, tried to serve a subpoena to the primary suspect for her murder last Saturday, October 18. Their group was blocked from going closer to the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu by concertina wires, concrete blocks, the police and a group of private security guards.…
In a “Day of Action” on Oct 17, rallyists called for justice for Jennifer Laude and the abrogation of the Philippine-US defense agreements, and culminated with the formation of a network seeking justice for the slain Filipina transgender.