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By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com It took more than a year before the Aquino administration filed a case against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. This despite demands from various sectors to hold the former president to account for her numerous crimes against the Filipino people and the preponderance of evidence gathered by the different Congressional investigations. It…

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com The widening rift between the executive, led by President Benigno Aquino III, and the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Renato Corona, has been hogging the headlines of all the major media networks. The first salvo was fired by President Aquino during a forum sponsored by the Makati Business Club last…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
To the Supreme Court, they sent a letter addressed to Chief Justice Renato Corona appealing for the speedy resolution of the Hacienda Luisita case. To the Justice department, it was a letter to secretary Leila de Lima seeking the reopening of the 24-year-old Mendiola Massacre case.

By taking the slower tack of forming a truth body, the pursuit of accountability with respect to the crimes of graft and corruption linking the previous regime has been entrusted to the constraints and weaknesses of the country’s justice system. By the Policy Study, Publication, and Advocacy (PSPA) Center for People Empowerment in Governance December…